No-Confidence Votes Are No Longer a Death Knell

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John Sexton, president of New York U., received a no-confidence vote from faculty in the College of Arts and Science in March, one of several such votes against him. But he retains the support of his board and remains in place.
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When a hockey alumni association felt the athletic director at the University of Alaska at Anchorage had made bad and autocratic decisions, the group voted to express no confidence in him. Two weeks later, the faculty at Occidental College used...

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