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Harvard Makes Groundbreaking
Choice for Its Next President
Dec 15, 2022 6:35 PM CST
Harvard Makes Groundbreaking Choice for Its Next President
Claudine Gay, a political participation expert, will be the school's first Black leader
- Harvard University announced Thursday that Claudine Gay will become its 30th president, making her the first Black person and the second woman to lead the Ivy League school. Gay, who is currently a dean at the university and a democracy scholar, will become president July 1. She replaces Lawrence Bacow,...
College President Fired
Over Work-Trip Accusations
Nov 3, 2021 1:08 PM CDT
College President Fired Over Work-Trip Accusations
Georgetown College terminated William A. Jones on Monday
- A private Christian college in Kentucky on Tuesday announced that it had fired its president over sexual assault allegations. Georgetown College, which is located about 70 miles from Louisville, said its Board of Trustees met Monday and terminated William A. Jones that same day; it was told of the allegations...
Mar 5, 2021 10:00 AM CST
College President Moves Into Dorm
Col. Mark Anarumo of Norwich University worried about effects of lockdown isolation on students
- The best military leaders aren't afraid to get in the trenches, and even though he's now a civilian, Dr. Mark C. Anarumo's old habits die hard. The 50-year-old retired Air Force colonel and father of four is the president of Norwich University, a private military college in...
in Beer Bong
Sep 27, 2018 8:07 AM CDT
Students Support College Chief in Beer Bong Controversy
Southeast Missouri State President Carlos Vargas went viral for chugging while tailgating
- Having the president of your college actively involved in student life is desirable. Having one who takes pulls on a beer bong with you at a football game—that's up for debate. Dr. Carlos Vargas, head of Southeast Missouri State University, says he now realizes his actions before a...
Prez Made $7.1M
Dec 8, 2014 4:14 AM CST
Highest-Paid Private College Prez Made $7.1M
Rensselaer's Shirley Ann Jackson received big retention incentive
- Being president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute paid more than 15 times as much as being president of the United States in 2012, according to the
Chronicle of Higher Education
's latest pay survey. Shirley Ann Jackson's total compensation added up to $7,143,312 for the year, millions...
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