June 23, 2017
Volume 63, Issue 39
For administrators seeking faculty support for a major change, there are no simple tricks; rather, it takes long-term relationship building and canny strategy, say veterans of the process.
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Chris McGoff, one of the founders of the Clearing, a management-consultant company, says his decades of experience have taught him that the various ways in which people approach a new idea — or resist it — are consistent across all types of organizations, including academe.
The Education Department says it will renegotiate both the gainful-employment rule and the borrower “defense to repayment” rule. It’s a victory for for-profit colleges, but the rules have other critics, too.
Drew Gilpin Faust, the university’s first female president, challenged Harvard to confront its elitist traditions and a dark chapter of its history.
Questions reverberate for other universities after the chancellor, athletics director, and head football coach at Boulder were punished for failing to take their reporting responsibilities far enough.
The corporate response to a production of the play in which the assassinated ruler resembles President Trump has scholars thinking that studying the arts is more important than ever.
For months Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying had worried that Evergreen State College was spiraling out of control. When Tucker Carlson’s producer came calling, they were “horrified” by the decision they faced.
Search firms do, if it means more business for them. And the presidents themselves can, via lucrative termination clauses in their contracts. But colleges have much to lose.