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Campus and system leaders increasingly find themselves in impossible jobs, caught between competing demands from a governing board, often with a partisan agenda, and campus constituents who demand autonomy and are sometimes unaware of the institution’s financial constraints.
In his article, Reilly argues that the national conversation about the purpose of higher education has gone “dangerously off track.”
Turnover ticked up in many industries during the Covid-19 pandemic and higher education administrative offices were not immune.
The governing board of the Contra Costa Community College District in California reinstated Chancellor Bryan Reece last Thursday after putting him on administrative leave with pay two weeks ago.
Talk to most college leaders long enough, and they will eventually invoke their institutions’ strategic plans, sometimes as blueprints for specific improvements, other times as almost talismanic documents that will increase enrollment or diversity through their existence alone.
Students, faculty and staff raised concerns about issues ranging from employee relations to transparency in the process for addressing allegations of racist conduct on campus.
A letter on HBCU governance from Dr. Charlie Nelms, HBCU advocate and chancellor emeritus at North Carolina Central University.