U.S. colleges and universities hold more than $500 billion in endowment assets, but many people have a poor grasp of these assets’ purpose and value.
Higher Education Leadership
In an era of declining public funding, private philanthropy has played an increasingly vital role for both public and private institutions.
Women of color presidents and chancellors describe how their race and gender has affected their careers and suggest ways to diversify the college presidency.
Adjuncts are commonly perceived as recent Ph.D. graduates teaching multiple classes while pursuing a tenure-track position. This is hardly the norm.
Many employers have sought to eradicate behaviors associated with explicit bias. But implicit, or unconscious, bias still has a profound effect on organizational leaders.
Has increased use of contingent faculty led to real improvements in institutional performance? This report explores the strategic payoffs of a well-documented trend in academia.
The financial sustainability of private residential higher education is under siege, as revenue growth slows and costs continue to rise.
The breadth of initiatives led by the Hesburgh Award winners reveals the variety and complexity of higher education institutions.
Changes to faculty status may discourage new doctoral recipients from pursuing academic careers.