University Presidents - Higher Education

Univ. of Florida Urges Students to ‘Shun’ White Nationalist Event

by Associated Press | October 11, 2017
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s president is urging students to stay away f [...] Read more

Police to Arrest 10 People in LSU Fraternity Pledge’s Death

by Michael Knuzelman, Associated Press |
BATON ROUGE, La. — Ten people will be arrested on hazing charges in the death of a Louisiana [...] Read more

Harper-Marinick Readily Shares ‘Gift’ of Providing Educational Opportunity

by Catherine Morris | October 10, 2017
Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick invested her entire career in Maricopa Community College District, wo [...] Read more

Police: Student Confessed to Killing Texas Tech Campus Cop

by David Warren, Associated Press |
DALLAS — A Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who had [...] Read more

Slur Found at Grace College Dorm Prompts Hate Crime Probe

by Associated Press |
WINONA LAKE, Ind. — A Christian college in northern Indiana says a racial slur found written [...] Read more

University of Missouri Cancels Search for Staff Lobbyist

by Associated Press |
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri System says it is no longer looking for a staff lo [...] Read more

University of New Mexico’s Chicano Studies Eyes Grad Degrees

by Associated Press | October 9, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico’s Chicana and Chicano Studies Department h [...] Read more

University of Maryland Receives $220 Million Donation

by Joseph Hong | October 4, 2017
An alumnus broke records at the University of Maryland on Wednesday when his foundation gifted [...] Read more

Johnson C. Smith University Names Armbrister President

by Associated Press |
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Johnson C. Smith University has named a new president. The historically Bla [...] Read more

University of Maryland Gets $220M Gift for More Scholarships

by Brian Witte, Associated Press |
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — To help double need-based scholarships, the University of Maryland is get [...] Read more

Clark Atlanta Wins Land Dispute Lawsuit Over Invest Atlanta

by Associated Press |
ATLANTA — The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that Clark Atlanta University should regain 13 a [...] Read more

University of Montana Selects GE Executive as Next President

by Associated Press |
MISSOULA, Mont. — General Electric executive Seth Bodnar has accepted a preliminary offer to [...] Read more

Call to Action Sent Sánchez Down Path to Presidency

by Gia Savage |
A protest as an undergraduate student prompted Frank Sánchez to look into master’s and Ph.D. [...] Read more

University of Vermont Responds to Some Diversity Concerns

by Associated Press | October 3, 2017
BURLINGTON, Vt. — The president of the University of Vermont says the school still has work t [...] Read more

Grace University in Omaha to Shut Down

by Associated Press |
OMAHA, Neb. — Officials say Grace University in Omaha will end academic operations at the end [...] Read more