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Aspen's Toolkit for Hiring Community College Leaders — The Aspen Institute's College Excellence Program this week unveiled a toolkit designed to help community college trustees, search committees and search firms to hire "exceptional" leaders. There is a high turnover among top executives at community colleges.
Sep 30, 2014

Aspen's new toolkit for hiring community college leaders -…

Should colleges ban fraternities and sororities? @insidehighered — This month was not kind to the already-embattled image of the American college fraternity. Wesleyan University announced that its fraternities would have to go coeducational amid a push from students and faculty members who say that fraternities encourage sexism and mistreatment of women. Clemson University suspended all fraternity activity following a member's fatal plunge from a bridge.

Essay by Janet Napolitano on her first year as president of University of California — To linger for too long on the vastness and complexity of the University of California is to risk a form of intellectual paralysis.
Sep 30, 2014

What Janet Napolitano has learned in 1st year as UC Pres: "For starters, I no longer wear red." #takeoffthatredshirt…

Sep 30, 2014

Essay by Janet Napolitano of @UC_Newsroom on @insidehighered discusses her first year leading the U of California:

Sep 30, 2014

Janet Napolitano on being UC president: "Blue and gold will define my sartorial palette ever more" @insidehighered

A Survey of Campus HR Leaders @insidehighered — Chief human resources officers overwhelmingly believe their institutions are doing enough to prevent sexual harassment by employees - but are far less confident that higher education in general is doing enough to combat such behavior.
Sep 30, 2014

Are colleges doing enough to prevent sexual harassment by employees? They sure think so. via @insidehighered

Sep 29, 2014

1/2 of HR directors think their colleges pay adjuncts fairly, but few say they offer enough job security/due process: