Marvin Krislov, president of Oberlin College, was hired to lead Pace University, and Joe Biden, the former vice president of the United States, will head new academic centers at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Delaware.
When the 130-year-old Virginia Intermont College had to shut its doors, an executive business consultant stepped in to settle its affairs.
Michael Mann has been fighting climate-change deniers since the late 1990s. Now he’s telling his fellow scientists to warm up for a new round of attacks.
A former astronaut was appointed vice president at Texas A&M University and chief operating officer on its Galveston campus, and the departing U.S. secretary of the treasury will be a visiting professor in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.
After going a few rounds in the political arena, Penn’s Zeke Emanuel wants to turn academics loose on crucial international issues.
Rage over racial, gender, and sexual identity has no sense of proportion and creates a damaging spectacle, says Mark Lilla, a professor of humanities at Columbia University.