He navigated the system through an enrollment boom, savage state budget cuts, and a rocky relationship with the faculty union, but always put a priority on access.
Racist and anti-Semitic posters continue to crop up on campuses across the country, and other colleges face investigations and backlashes over previous incidents.
The Chronicle is seeking suggestions for our annual feature on people trying to solve big problems facing campuses with the help of technology.
The technology has powerful implications in distance learning. At the University of Maryland, researchers are using it in projects involving health care, public safety, and education.
George H. Williams shares a tool that allows researchers to keep track of how they find information, not just what information they find.
Here's a handy video on organizing a large series of books, which is either a helpful lifehack or a way to illustrate sorting algorithms.