University of Maine Chancellor Dannel Malloy has lost the confidence of many faculty at three core satellite campuses just as his three-year contract is up for renewal.
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It’s been so long since Washburn University had to hire a new president that its Regents aren’t even sure if they have an adequate job description on file.
The revelation that the incoming president of the University of Maine at Augusta received votes of no confidence at his previous job — a fact that wasn’t shared with the search committee before his hiring at Augusta — has led to blowback against the executive-search firm that managed the process and against the chancellor of the University of Maine system.
After being chosen in a closed search process, F. King Alexander didn’t last a whole year as president at Oregon State University. Now, the university’s Board of Trustees is taking a different approach to appoint his successor.
In January 2022, Thomas More University joined in a pilot initiative introduced by the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education (Gardner Institute) and the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB).
A divided faculty at Sonoma State University voted no confidence in embattled president Judy Sakaki on Monday, citing a range of issues that include a recent scandal in which her husband, Patrick McCallum, allegedly sexually harassed college employees.
Lincoln College will close this week after 157 years. The HBCU, located in Illinois, failed to raise millions of dollars to help it recover from low student enrollment during the coronavirus pandemic and was also hit by a cyberattack, from which it has not recovered.
The predominantly Black college in Illinois will cease operations Friday after 157 years, having failed to raise millions to recover from the pandemic and a cyberattack that originated in Iran.
Federal relief dollars have acted as a Band-aid since the pandemic struck, keeping some schools from closing the doors.