Among the cream of the crop of R1 universities, 75% of the Ivy Leagues are now female-led. Ten of the 20 schools to have appointed a female president are doing so for the first time in the school's history.
Boston University students exercised their right to free speech to shout "obscenities" at a commencement event that would have been "the precursor to a fistfight" back in President Robert A. Brown's youth, according to a statement.
With a smaller pool of available students, a growing wake of attention to mental health and a swelling public skepticism of higher education, these small private college and university leaders in Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts and Maine are redefining their job to guide their schools in murky waters.
Champions of Higher Education kicked off their public campaign last Friday to denounce recent legislation countrywide that they view threatens higher education and, by extension, the nation's democracy. Among the supporters are nine former state university system leaders from Louisiana, Maryland, California and Wisconsin, to name a few.
The American College President Study (ACPS) 2023 Edition found that the majority of today's leaders still fit the status quo of nearly 20 years ago: white, 60-year-old men. However, the rate of women at an institution's helm has increased by almost 12% since the turn of the century.
The last two weeks have seen the South Carolina university's leadership flip on its head. An incendiary closed-door meeting and a fiery letter from the president—which was later leaked—calling out BJU's "dysfunctional leadership" dragged the private evangelical university's community into the fray and has culminated in the chairman's resignation.
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