PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Leadership & Governance http://www.chronicle.com/section/Leadership-Governance/18/ 2018-07-22T14:05:25-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Why International Students Are Important at Indiana U. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-International-Students-Are/243860 2018-07-11T16:01:00-04:00 Michael A. McRobbie, the university’s president, talks about how antipathy toward such students is bad for higher education and the nation. By Eric Kelderman How to Sell the Value of the Liberal Arts http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Sell-the-Value-of-the/243753 2018-07-10T16:02:00-04:00 Carmen T. Ambar, president of Oberlin College, talks about the importance of explaining to parents that college is worth the price. By Eric Kelderman Higher Education’s Biggest Moral Failure? And 4 Other Questions for Indiana U.’s President http://www.chronicle.com/article/Higher-Education-s-Biggest/243772 2018-07-05T13:33:00-04:00 For our new series, “In the Hot Seat,” Michael A. McRobbie of Indiana University offers five answers. By Eric Kelderman Questions Swirl as Earlham College’s President Will Leave After Just a Year http://www.chronicle.com/article/Questions-Swirl-as-Earlham/243821 2018-07-02T14:32:30-04:00 Alan Price’s departure follows trustees’ call for steep budget cuts that some say he opposed. By Katherine Mangan ‘It’s On Now’: As Southern Illinois Campuses Battled, the System President Played Puppeteer http://www.chronicle.com/article/It-s-On-Now-As/243806 2018-06-29T14:51:41-04:00 Emails obtained by The Chronicle reveal how the system president was plotting with the Edwardsville chancellor for his agenda. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Saint Louis U. Reaches for More Research http://www.chronicle.com/article/Saint-Louis-U-Reaches-for/243658 2018-06-27T17:34:00-04:00 Fred P. Pestello, president of Saint Louis University, talks about the risks and rewards of investing in more research opportunities. By Eric Kelderman Are Presidents Overpaid? And 4 Other Questions for Oberlin’s Chief http://www.chronicle.com/article/Are-Presidents-Overpaid-4/243745 2018-06-25T16:25:00-04:00 In our new series, “In the Hot Seat,” college and university administrators are asked a series of surprise questions. Our first guest is Carmen T. Ambar, president of Oberlin College. By Eric Kelderman At a Brutal Meeting of Trustees, Michigan State’s Wounds Are Laid Bare http://www.chronicle.com/article/At-a-Brutal-Meeting-of/243747 2018-06-22T16:20:38-04:00 After a disastrous 10 days in which calls mounted for John Engler to resign as interim president, the meeting turned into a spectacle of painful survivor testimony and the pleading of a board at wits' end. By Jack Stripling Salmon, Awkward Tweets, and ‘Hell No,’ I Wouldn’t Fire Him: A Reporter’s Notes From Outside Michigan State’s Trustee Dinner http://www.chronicle.com/article/Salmon-Awkward-Tweets-and/243740 2018-06-22T00:43:00-04:00 After eight days of pressure to resign, John Engler apologized for disparaging an abuse survivor. The board remains divided, and the women still want him out. By Jack Stripling Michigan State Chief Apologizes for Saying Abuse Victim Would Get ‘Kickback’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/Michigan-State-Chief/243731 2018-06-21T13:51:00-04:00 Meanwhile, the university’s trustees released a statement saying that a “majority” of the board appreciated John Engler’s apology and that he would stay in his interim post until a permanent president was named. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Michigan State U. Abuse Survivors Wanted to Keep Politics Out of It. That’s Over Now. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Michigan-State-U-Abuse/243722 2018-06-20T15:05:10-04:00 Previously unreleased emails affirm that John Engler’s team at the university, where the former governor is interim president, brought a deeply political focus to the Nassar abuse crisis. With Engler’s job on the line, the politics have only intensified. By Jack Stripling After False Start, Southern Illinois Trustees Will Discuss Ousting President http://www.chronicle.com/article/After-False-Start-Southern/243711 2018-06-19T14:54:00-04:00 Nearly two weeks ago, two board members tried and failed to put Randy J. Dunn, the system’s president, on administrative leave.  By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz What Led to a Faculty Revolt at the U. of Massachusetts at Boston http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Led-to-a-Faculty-Revolt/243702 2018-06-18T17:02:56-04:00 It wasn’t just that professors thought the candidates to be chancellor were unqualified. They also saw their campus as the victim of longtime neglect by the system and the state. By Eric Kelderman U. of Washington Settles Campus Republicans’ Free-Speech Lawsuit for $127,000 http://www.chronicle.com/article/U-of-Washington-Settles/243704 2018-06-18T16:58:00-04:00 The university will no longer require student groups to pay security fees when they invite guest speakers. By Teghan Simonton John Engler Is 3 Votes Away From Getting Fired. Here’s How That Could Happen. http://www.chronicle.com/article/John-Engler-Is-3-Votes-Away/243699 2018-06-18T14:27:00-04:00 Michigan State’s interim president, under pressure to resign after belittling an abuse victim, won’t go quietly. Here are a few possible scenarios that could lead to his dismissal. By Jack Stripling As Calls to Resign Grow Louder, Michigan State’s Interim President Digs In http://www.chronicle.com/article/As-Calls-to-Resign-Grow/243679 2018-06-15T08:57:00-04:00 “I continue to look ahead,” said John Engler on Friday, as two trustees and several lawmakers called on him to step down. By Jack Stripling Michigan State Was ‘Deeply Sorry’ for Abuse. Then It Wasn’t. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Michigan-State-Was-Deeply/243667 2018-06-14T11:27:00-04:00 A draft statement of apology from John M. Engler, the university’s interim president, said the university was “deeply sorry” for the abuse of a former professor. That line was cut, along with other telling edits. By Jack Stripling Michigan State Chief Said Abuse Victim Would Get ‘Kickback’ for Stirring Up Survivors, Emails Show http://www.chronicle.com/article/Michigan-State-Chief-Said/243656 2018-06-13T14:16:00-04:00 In private, John Engler seethed with the thought that victims of sexual abuse were being manipulated by trial lawyers. By Jack Stripling In Illinois, a Leadership Brouhaha Rocks a University System Laced With Divisions http://www.chronicle.com/article/In-Illinois-a-Leadership/243616 2018-06-07T18:35:52-04:00 Two trustees made a unilateral move to put the Southern Illinois University system president on leave. Now trustees are divided and it’s anyone’s guess what will happen next. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Southern Illinois U. May Be About to Fire Its President http://www.chronicle.com/article/Southern-Illinois-U-May-Be/243602 2018-06-06T16:57:00-04:00 An agenda for a special meeting of the university system’s trustees, to be held on Friday, says they will act on an “appointment of acting president.” The current chief, Randy Dunn, says he wasn’t told of the meeting in advance. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz