Eli Capilouto, Kentucky’s president, stopped by The Chronicle's offices this week to talk about the case and the university’s broader efforts to create an environment where victims feel they can safely and confidentially report those crimes.
The Chronicle's annual analysis of executive compensation at the institutions finds that the average pay of their presidents in 2014 was $489,927.
Students from homes or high schools where few others have gone on to college don’t have peers they can turn to for advice when times get tough, explains Carl Strikwerda, president of Elizabethtown College, in Pennsylvania.
Scott Pulsipher, the new president of Western Governors University, describes how the competency-based education provider builds relationships with students.
Alumni and donors are accusing university leaders of being too secretive, as controversy lingers over the firing of the football coach.
Mun Y. Choi, now the University of Connecticut’s provost, says his first task in his new role will be to listen. He’ll also have to balance sometimes competing demands from lawmakers, students, and others.
In a recent interview, the University of North Carolina president also spoke about a new tuition rate of $500 per semester on three campuses and – perhaps most important – how she compares North Carolina barbecue to Texas barbecue.
Edward Byrne, president of King’s College London, believes that deeper collaboration across borders could shake up the international hierarchy of great institutions.!-->
Tim Trainor, interim president of the Roman Catholic institution in Maryland, says he needs to steady the ship, calm faculty fears, and rebuild trust after the tumultuous tenure of his predecessor.
Students at the evangelical university have complained that their president’s support of a candidate accused of sexual misconduct damages the university’s reputation.
Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern University, discusses how his institution has used a combination of global focus and experiential learning to raise its profile, and how colleges should be preparing students for the job market of tomorrow.
The United States needs more-inclusive campuses, where students can complete one credential and move on to the next, says Matthew S. Holland, president of Utah Valley University, which now offers several master’s programs but isn’t embarrassed by its vocational ethos.
The group's protests against racism at predominantly white colleges have led to a different set of conversations on historically black campuses, says Walter M. Kimbrough, president of Dillard University.
Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky has drawn intense scrutiny for his efforts to remake the university’s leadership. But the controversy that recently hamstrung the board has deeper roots than the governor’s actions.