PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Leadership & Governance http://www.chronicle.com/section/Leadership-Governance/18/ 2018-03-20T09:42:25-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education 8 Tips to Get New Trustees Up and Running http://www.chronicle.com/article/8-Tips-to-Get-New-Trustees-Up/242839 2018-03-18T18:30:00-04:00 Clearly written expectations, mentorships, and get-togethers with faculty and students are among tools to help board members get settled. By Kathryn Masterson A Tough-Talking President Tried to Fix a College. Then He Came Undone. http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Tough-Talking-President/242843 2018-03-18T18:30:00-04:00 In a snowy corner of Pennsylvania, Edinboro University’s Fred Walker is brazenly shaping the public narrative to support his agenda. By Jack Stripling Rigorous Trustee Orientation Is Crucial to Good Governance http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/Rigorous-Trustee-Orientation/191 2018-03-18T18:30:00-04:00 Board members must understand their responsibilities, and feel connected and engaged, from the start. How to Bring New Board Members Up to Speed http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Bring-New-Board-Members/242838 2018-03-18T18:30:00-04:00 If you want to avoid governance disasters, you need to be systematic about orienting trustees. By Kathryn Masterson How One University Bounced Back From a Hurricane in 17 Days http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-One-University-Bounced/242834 2018-03-16T14:51:00-04:00 Rafael Ramírez-Rivera, chancellor of the Inter American University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo, reflects on the tumultuous year and the struggles of leading a campus in crisis since Hurricane Maria struck the island. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz How Can Colleges Help Their Adult Students? http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Can-Colleges-Help-Their/242825 2018-03-15T11:34:00-04:00 Anne Clark Bartlett, a “nontraditional” student who is now dean of the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington at Tacoma, shares thoughts on how colleges can help such students succeed. By Eric Kelderman Top Official at St. Thomas U. Chooses Gunmaker Over Roman Catholic Institution http://www.chronicle.com/article/Top-Official-at-St-Thomas-U/242823 2018-03-14T21:01:00-04:00 Given an ultimatum by the university’s president, its chief financial officer opted to step down in order to remain on the board of American Outdoor Brands, which manufactures AR-15s. By Emma Kerr Colorado College Removes Former President’s Name From Buildings http://www.chronicle.com/article/Colorado-College-Removes/242818 2018-03-14T15:40:00-04:00 An archivist recently revealed that the onetime leader had resigned from his post more than 100 years ago after the board investigated his behavior with women. By Bianca Quilantan Calling On the Energy of Hispanic Students http://www.chronicle.com/article/Calling-On-the-Energy-of/242810 2018-03-13T13:36:00-04:00 José Luis Cruz, president of Lehman College of the City University of New York, says one key to helping Hispanic students succeed in college is to focus on their energy and drive. By Eric Kelderman Pitfalls That Can End a Presidency http://chronicle.com/resource/pitfalls-that-can-end-a-presid/6124/ 2018-03-13T13:11:00-04:00 Missteps of all kinds can derail a presidency, including inadequate response to protesters, conflicts over shared governance, and incautious remarks. Bringing More Diversity to Leadership http://www.chronicle.com/article/Bringing-More-Diversity-to/242800 2018-03-12T14:41:00-04:00 Joyce C. Ester, president of Normandale Community College, in Minnesota, talks about how colleges can be more intentional about increasing the diversity of their leaders. By Eric Kelderman Letter Demands Apology for Harvard’s Mishandling of Sex-Harassment Case http://www.chronicle.com/article/Letter-Demands-Apology-for/242777 2018-03-08T19:19:55-05:00 Graduate students penned an open letter to the university’s president asking administrators for a commitment to combating gender inequality on campus. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Once on the Ropes, a Small Black College Launches a National Effort http://www.chronicle.com/article/Once-on-the-Ropes-a-Small/242760 2018-03-06T16:32:00-05:00 Paul Quinn College’s president announced an ambitious plan for a network of urban work colleges across the country.  By Adam Harris Leadership at HBCUs http://chronicle.com/resource/Leadership-at-HBCUs/6460/ 2018-03-06T14:04:00-05:00 Here’s what presidents of historically black colleges and universities are doing to overcome the challenges that they, their institutions, and their students face. A New Approach for California’s Community Colleges http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-New-Approach-for/242628 2018-02-27T17:23:00-05:00 Eloy Ortiz Oakley, chancellor of the California Community Colleges system, talks about a major new project to create fully online competency-based programs for job training. By Eric Kelderman Wisconsin-Superior Leaders Mulled Their Ability to Skirt Shared Governance in Cutting Programs http://www.chronicle.com/article/Wisconsin-Superior-Leaders/242649 2018-02-27T16:54:00-05:00 Emails show that administrators discussed whether they could eliminate more than two dozen programs without consulting professors. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Michigan State’s Ex-President Now Holds a Prestigious Professorship. Some of Her Colleagues Aren’t Happy About It. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Michigan-State-s/242644 2018-02-26T20:53:55-05:00 Faculty members say Lou Anna K. Simon’s scholarly credentials don’t make the cut for the elite award. By Sarah Brown U. of Texas President Will Repay $27,000 for Expensive Flights http://www.chronicle.com/article/U-of-Texas-President-Will/242639 2018-02-26T14:55:00-05:00 Gregory L. Fenves violated the university’s travel policy in booking first- and business-class seats, according to an audit. By Emma Kerr Embattled President of Adams State U. Says She’s the Victim of Bullying http://www.chronicle.com/article/Embattled-President-of-Adams/242605 2018-02-21T22:23:39-05:00 After pushing for a fiscal turnaround, Beverlee J. McClure has had dog feces thrown at her home, her name tagged on pornographic websites, and her leadership pilloried online. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz What in the World Is Going On Between Olivet U. and Newsweek? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-in-the-World-Is-Going-On/242596 2018-02-21T11:09:00-05:00 A small Bible college in California has found itself at the center of a controversy, with possible criminal implications, involving the magazine and its parent company. By Adam Harris