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Amid Controversy, Claire Pomeroy To Step Down As UC Davis Med School Dean

Amid scrutiny from federal regulators and her own administration, the dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine announced Monday she will be stepping down.

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Executive Onboarding

The unwritten rules of success

Universities and colleges are struggling to compete for high quality senior administrative leaders. Tight budgets compound the challenge, since recruiting, selecting, and relocating candidates require significant investments.

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Soaring College Administrative Costs Pit Bureaucrats Against Professors

Paul Robinson, chairman of Purdue University's faculty senate, strode through the halls of a 10- story concrete-and-glass administrative tower.

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Utah Valley U Adjuncts Want More Pay, Respect

Underpaid adjuncts have no job security, don’t get benefits and say they’re treated like “wage slaves.”

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U Of South Alabama President Pitching Raises, Bonuses For Academic, But Not Hospital, Employees

University of South Alabama President Gordon Moulton wants to give academic employees a 3 percent bonus in December and a 3 percent raise in October of next year, according to an email he sent out this week.

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U Of Washington Wants State To Lift Freeze On Salaries

The University of Washington wants the state Legislature to lift a pay freeze on university employees, and is asking the state to pick up some of the tab.

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Yale Names Salovey As New President

Peter Salovey, a prominent psychologist, professor and Yale provost, has been named president of Yale University effective at the end of the school year.

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Spanier Arraigned In Sandusky Case

Former Penn State University president Graham Spanier was arraigned this morning in what the Pennsylvania attorney general has called a "conspiracy of silence" among school administrators in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case.

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Employee Accused Of Embezzling $10,000 From Eastern Michigan U, Placed On Leave

A 55-year-old woman is accused of embezzling about $10,000 from Eastern Michigan University over the summer, police said Monday.

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University Of Minnesota Eliminates Office Of Academic Administration; Move Saves $1.6 Million

The University of Minnesota is taking what it called its most decisive step yet to shrink administrative expenses.

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