As the campus leader’s job has become more dynamic, the traditional career trajectory toward it has become more varied. The provost’s office is no longer a mandatory steppingstone.
Richard Spencer brought his defense of the alt-right movement to the Alabama institution on Tuesday, against the wishes of university leaders.
Strained relationships among boards, presidents, and faculties have led to no-confidence votes at two institutions in recent weeks. But experts say it doesn’t have to be that way.