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College Administrators

'It's A Lie. It's A Lie. It's A Lie'

New England Center for Investigative Reporting | Jon Marcus | Posted 02.06.2014 | College

The number of non-academic administrative and professional employees at U.S. colleges and universities has more than doubled in the last 25 years, vas...

A Culture of Openness

Gary A. Olson | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Gary A. Olson

A dean once told me that she routinely conceals each departmental budget from the other units in her college because she fears that revealing the numbers would lead to widespread discontent.

Raising the Strategic Altitude of Higher Education Leaders

Rick Mann, Ph.D. | Posted 06.05.2013 | College
Rick Mann, Ph.D.

Serving as a college administrator for the last dozen years, the challenging issues that we face seem to grow every year. Not only do the issues grow in complexity, they grow in strategic altitude.

Hiring Spree Fattens College Bureaucracy And Tuition

Wall Street Journal | Posted 12.31.2012 | College

MINNEAPOLIS—When Eric Kaler became president of the University of Minnesota last year, he pledged to curb soaring tuition by cutting administrative ...

The " Untouchables" of American Higher Education

Pablo Eisenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Pablo Eisenberg

American universities and colleges are riddled with a caste system that violates our societal sense of fairness, justice, and decency. Contingent teachers (or adjuncts) are the "untouchables" of our college system.

Higher Education Will Struggle Through the Recession

Brian Farkas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Farkas

Writing separate but nearly identical letters to their respective communities, countless college presidents across the county have recently admitted: "We're out of money."