Articles: Leadership

05/2012
Pradeep K. Khosla

Pradeep K. Khosla has been tapped as the eighth chancellor of the University of California, San Diego. He’ll succeed Marye Anne Fox, who is resigning, on August 1.

If young people hope to influence the direction of political and social change, they need to adopt a better strategy. The amorphous protests embodied in the recent Occupy movement and the ambivalent responses by most colleges to them were disappointing.

05/2012

We here at University Business are always interested in what you have to say. Your insight and comments on our articles have always been welcomed. Unfortunately, we usually don’t get to hear from you until after an issue has come out. Well, we’re about to change all that.

05/2012

Given widespread protests against rising tuition and the impending doubling of student loan interest rates, one might expect to see students picketing on a college campus.

05/2012

Higher education is a dynamo for economic growth, powering the supply of high-level skills and the technological advances for improving productivity and opening up new markets. Where higher ed flourishes, so can an economy.


04/2012

As any administrator with presidential aspirations knows, fundraising goes along with the institution-leading territory.


04/2012
Jim Yong Kim

Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim has been named president of the World Bank, effective in June.

04/2012

Today’s financial aid director wears many hats: counselor, manager of budgets, supervisor, implementer of regulations, and keeper of data, to name a few. As the role of financial aid director has become increasingly complex and challenging, so has filling this position.

Left in the wake of Jerry Sandusky’s alleged crimes at Penn State University are a highly regarded university president, a legendary football coach, and two high-level administrators charged with perjury for lying to the grand jury.

Wading through compliance rules can be daunting for even the most seasoned administrator. The Higher Education Compliance Alliance, a new online resource, was launched on March 1 to help answer the most burning federal law and regulation questions.

John deSteiguer

During his nine-year tenure as senior vice president for advancement at Oklahoma Christian University, John deSteiguer contributed to reaching a record $110 million in donor giving.

An unprecedented and powerful confluence of forces—political, economic, public policy, regulatory, technological, and consumer choice—will drastically reshape the landscape of higher education governance in coming years.

Alexander E. “Sandy” Bracken has been appointed the Quigg and Virginia S. Newton Endowed Chair in Leadership at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

Former University of Colorado system President Alexander E. “Sandy” Bracken has been appointed the Quigg and Virginia S. Newton Endowed Chair in Leadership at the University of Colorado-Boulder. He succeeds former CU President Hank Brown, who held the chair from 2008 to 2010.

Soumitra Dutta

Soumitra Dutta will be the first dean of a major U.S. business school hired from a b-school outside the country when he starts his position as 11th dean of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University on July 1.

Ross Gittell will utilize his background in university teaching, strategic planning, and management as the new chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire, effective February 1. He succeeds J. Bonnie Newman, interim chancellor since August 2011.

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