PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Leadership & Governance http://www.chronicle.com/section/Leadership-Governance/18/ 2017-12-16T00:19:59-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education With an Employee Facing Deportation, Wesleyan’s President Speaks Out http://www.chronicle.com/article/With-an-Employee-Facing/242074 2017-12-15T19:17:00-05:00 Among campus leaders, Michael S. Roth might be President Trump’s fiercest critic. He explains why he thinks campus leaders should jump into the political fray. By Vimal Patel and Brock Read U. of Texas Chancellor Will Step Down After Only 3 Years http://www.chronicle.com/article/U-of-Texas-Chancellor-Will/242071 2017-12-15T16:52:00-05:00 William H. McRaven will resign in May from the top post in the 14-campus system. By Andy Thomason Why Is Michigan State’s President Facing Calls to Resign? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-Is-Michigan-State-s/242034 2017-12-11T19:25:00-05:00 Increased outrage over the abusive conduct of Larry Nassar, a former university physician and USA Gymnastics team doctor, isn’t the only reason Lou Anna Simon is taking heat. By Sarah Brown Private Colleges Had 58 Millionaire Presidents in 2015 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Private-Colleges-Had-58/242013 2017-12-10T18:00:00-05:00 The Chronicle’s annual analysis of executive compensation at the institutions finds that the average pay of their presidents in 2015 was $516,000. By Dan Bauman This UNC Student Is a College Trustee at 23. Here’s What She Thinks of the Confederate Monument on Her Campus. http://www.chronicle.com/article/This-UNC-Student-Is-a-College/242003 2017-12-07T20:50:00-05:00 “You may be tempted to call me a coddled millennial,” said Mya Roberson in a message to the university’s trustees and chancellor. “But I am human. I am black. And I am fed up.” By Vimal Patel Building a Coalition to Fight a Sea Change http://www.chronicle.com/article/Building-a-Coalition-to-Fight/241971 2017-12-06T21:09:00-05:00 Old Dominion University can’t ignore the issue of sea-level rise, which is right on “our back door,” says its president. By Ben Myers Chapel Hill’s New Civil War http://www.chronicle.com/article/Chapel-Hill-s-New-Civil-War/241944 2017-12-03T18:30:00-05:00 A monument to the Confederacy known as Silent Sam stands at the main entrance of the University of North Carolina. It’s ripping the campus apart. So what’s keeping it there? By Vimal Patel After Lawsuit Threat and Canceled Speech, Scaramucci Resigns From Tufts Advisory Board http://www.chronicle.com/article/After-Lawsuit-Threat-and/241892 2017-11-28T12:16:00-05:00 Anthony Scaramucci, who was briefly the White House communications director, threatened to sue a student newspaper writer on Monday. On Tuesday morning he resigned from an advisory board at Tufts University. By Sam Hoisington Acceding to Fan Outrage, U. of Tennessee Draws More Critics http://www.chronicle.com/article/Acceding-to-Fan-Outrage-U-of/241887 2017-11-27T18:04:45-05:00 The university scrapped plans to hire Greg Schiano as its next head football coach, marking a rare capitulation to fans who seized on a disputed claim that he had failed to report Jerry Sandusky’s abuses at Penn State. By Jack Stripling ‘Et Tu, Teresa?’: How Pressure Built for U. of Virginia to Condemn Racists http://www.chronicle.com/article/Et-Tu-Teresa-How/241833 2017-11-20T19:54:00-05:00 After white nationalists’ rally, emails show that administrators, donors, and parents saw Teresa Sullivan’s rhetoric as too equivocal. By Jack Stripling Inside the U. of Virginia’s Response to a Chaotic White-Supremacist Rally http://www.chronicle.com/article/Inside-the-U-of-Virginia-s/241832 2017-11-20T00:00:00-05:00 More than 3,000 pages of documents show how administrators slowly came to grips with a menacing mob, which might not have turned violent if warnings had been heeded. By Jack Stripling A University’s Free-Speech Committee Pledges Transparency — Then Closes Its Meetings to the Public http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-University-s-Free-Speech/241800 2017-11-16T16:48:00-05:00 Critics railed against the move at Ohio University as the “height of irony.” By Sam Hoisington Investigation Finds Napolitano’s Aides Interfered in State Audit of U. of California http://www.chronicle.com/article/Investigation-Finds/241787 2017-11-15T16:59:00-05:00 But the inquiry found insufficent evidence to conclude that the system’s president had been aware of the efforts to play down criticism of her office. By Chris Quintana The Harvey Weinstein of Colorado College http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Harvey-Weinstein-of/241774 2017-11-14T21:24:23-05:00 An archivist uncovers the forgotten story of the women who spoke out against a college president who was ousted a century ago as a serial sexual harasser. By Julia Martinez How a Clash Over ‘Safety’ Pitted a College President Against His Police Chief http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-a-Clash-Over-Safety-/241658 2017-11-03T17:02:00-04:00 The conflict at Evergreen State College this past spring epitomized colleges’ struggles to make people of color feel safe. New documents and video clips reveal the tensions between two campus leaders over that goal. By Steve Kolowich Pastor Says He Was Ejected From Liberty U.’s Campus for Criticizing Falwell http://www.chronicle.com/article/Pastor-Says-He-Was-Ejected/241628 2017-10-31T21:44:00-04:00 Jonathan Martin had previously criticized the evangelical university’s president for his support of President Trump. By Andy Thomason Virginia Tech’s Provost Resigns After Faculty Criticism Spills Into Public View http://www.chronicle.com/article/Virginia-Tech-s-Provost/241614 2017-10-30T17:17:00-04:00 Thanassis Rikakis, a tenured professor in the Engineering College, will become a presidential fellow for academic innovation. By Andy Thomason A Radical College’s Public Meltdown http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Radical-College-s-Public/241577 2017-10-27T18:00:00-04:00 How a season of racial protests turned Evergreen State College’s self-examination into a national spectacle. By Steve Kolowich Liberty U. President Says Trump Could Be ‘Greatest President Since Abraham Lincoln’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/Liberty-U-President-Says/241592 2017-10-27T16:24:18-04:00 Jerry Falwell Jr., leader of the evangelical online-learning behemoth, continues to be the U.S. president’s closest ally in higher education. By Adam Harris UC-Davis Chancellor Seeks to Get Campus Past Scandals http://www.chronicle.com/article/UC-Davis-Chancellor-Seeks-to/241556 2017-10-25T19:41:14-04:00 Bad news from his predecessor’s rocky term in office keeps on coming, and the demand for change on campus hasn’t receded, says Gary May. By Eric Kelderman