PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Leadership & Governance http://www.chronicle.com/section/Leadership-Governance/18/ 2017-10-21T15:20:30-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education In the Face of Racism, U. of Florida Chief Says All You Need Is Love http://www.chronicle.com/article/In-the-Face-of-Racism-U-of/241520 2017-10-20T19:01:01-04:00 As Richard Spencer’s white supremacist event loomed, Kent Fuchs employed emotionally laden language seldom heard from a public-college president. By Jack Stripling Now in Her 70s, First Black Ivy-League President Finds a Third Act http://www.chronicle.com/article/Now-in-Her-70s-First-Black/241515 2017-10-20T13:24:00-04:00 Ruth J. Simmons, a former president of Brown University and Smith College, will become the president of Prairie View A&M University. By Adam Harris Berkeley’s Leader Saw Hints That ‘Free Speech Week’ Was a Stunt. Here’s Why She Planned for It Anyway. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Berkeley-s-Leader-Saw-Hints/241299 2017-09-26T22:34:00-04:00 Carol Christ, the chancellor, spent “extraordinary resources” to secure an event that had started to seem unlikely. “You try to make the best decisions you can,” she says. By Chris Quintana Resources for Finding Your Next Leader http://www.chronicle.com/article/Resources-for-Finding-Your/241267 2017-09-24T18:30:00-04:00 Improving how colleges find new presidents is a perennial concern. Here are the key points from some articles and reports on the topic. By Eric Kelderman Rethinking the Presidential Search http://www.chronicle.com/article/Rethinking-the-Presidential/241268 2017-09-24T18:30:00-04:00 Why some colleges skip hiring consultants and a national search to focus on internal candidates. By Eric Kelderman Why One Christian College Forgoes a Search Firm http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-One-Christian-College/241266 2017-09-24T18:30:00-04:00 Bethel College in Indiana prefers to rely on standard best practices and spiritual guidance in finding its leaders. By Eric Kelderman Rethinking the Presidential Search http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/Rethinking-the-Presidential/150 2017-09-22T00:00:00-04:00 A national search with paid consultants has become the norm. But it's not the only way. Napolitano Riffs on DeVos, Free Speech, and DACA http://www.chronicle.com/article/Napolitano-Riffs-on-DeVos/241251 2017-09-20T18:42:45-04:00 At lunch with reporters, the University of California system president said the new education secretary’s learning curve on higher ed is “quite vertical.” By Jack Stripling U. of Virginia’s Next Chief Inherits a Wearied Institution   http://www.chronicle.com/article/U-of-Virginia-s-Next-Chief/241224 2017-09-15T18:20:10-04:00 James Ryan, dean of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and a former law professor at UVa, will lead an institution that has gone from crisis to crisis. By Jack Stripling Why This President Wants Betsy DeVos at His College’s Commencement http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-This-President-Wants-Betsy/241148 2017-09-11T19:46:02-04:00 Kurt Schmoke says that the University of Baltimore respects freedom of speech and that he expects any protest of the education secretary’s address to be civil and respectful. By Adam Harris Report Faults U. of Virginia on Response to White-Supremacist Rally http://www.chronicle.com/article/Report-Faults-U-of-Virginia/241147 2017-09-11T18:31:12-04:00 University administrators and police officers did not pay enough attention to tips about the event, and policies that might have prevented violence were not enforced. By Jack Stripling ‘A Monument to the Best’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Monument-to-the-Best-/240982 2017-08-22T15:50:00-04:00 Before Daniel Weiss ran the Metropolitan Museum of Art, he was a college president. What does he know now that he wished he knew then? By Goldie Blumenstyk The KKK Once Gave UVa $1,000. These Professors Want the University to Admit It. http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-KKK-Once-Gave-UVa-1000/240938 2017-08-15T21:46:38-04:00 As the University of Virginia grappled with the issue of white supremacists who stormed the campus this past weekend, administrators faced another problem: their institution’s historical ties to the Ku Klux Klan. By Clara Turnage Charlottesville Violence Sparks New Worries About Safety During Campus Protests http://www.chronicle.com/article/Charlottesville-Violence/240927 2017-08-15T00:00:00-04:00 Texas A&M University canceled an outsider’s planned "White Lives Matter" event as experts warned colleges to be prepared for violence like what occurred this past weekend in Virginia. By Peter Schmidt Did UVa Miss Signs of Looming Violence? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Did-UVa-Miss-Signs-of-Looming/240928 2017-08-14T22:10:07-04:00 Professors and activists say university officials failed to spot indications of a melee in the making, leaving students vulnerable. By Jack Stripling When White Supremacists Descend, What Can a College President Do? http://www.chronicle.com/article/When-White-Supremacists/240913 2017-08-12T19:58:00-04:00 The chaos in Charlottesville, Va., this weekend added a dangerous element to what was already expected to be a contentious climate when students return to college this fall. By Goldie Blumenstyk, Nell Gluckman, and Eric Kelderman Secret Meetings and Aliases in a Presidential Search Rekindle Debate About Openness http://www.chronicle.com/article/Secret-MeetingsAliases-in/240884 2017-08-08T21:34:29-04:00 The University of Florida chose W. Kent Fuchs as its new president in 2014 only five days after he formally applied, but talks with individual members of the search team had started earlier. By Michael Vasquez As Crisis Grows, U. of Southern California’s Statements Evolve http://www.chronicle.com/article/As-Crisis-Grows-U-of/240807 2017-07-31T15:27:00-04:00 The university’s responses to revelations about its former dean of the medical school, Carmen A. Puliafito, have changed significantly as more information has come to light. By Jack Stripling In Charlottesville, UVa Grapples With Its History and the Alt-Right http://www.chronicle.com/article/In-Charlottesville-UVa/240747 2017-07-30T17:45:00-04:00 The University of Virginia is bracing for a march of extremist right-wing groups in its home city. The event is expected to inflame tensions that have been brewing for months. By Julia Schmalz An Educational ‘Booster Shot’ for America’s Labor Force http://www.chronicle.com/article/An-Educational-Booster/240629 2017-07-24T09:04:00-04:00 Van Ton-Quinlivan, vice chancellor for work-force and economic development in the California Community Colleges system, says colleges need to form partnerships with employers to help “stranded workers” get back into the job market. By Scott Carlson