College presidents jump ship, leave under pressure amid financial woes
The price of a college education is increasing as fast as the questions about its value. Even with record tuition increases, college presidents are departing their positions at an unprecedented rate due to financial and enrollment challenges in higher education. This trend is exemplified by the departure of five presidents in a single week in July.
Here’s two articles you MUST read on this topic:
More High-Profile College Presidents Are Leaving Office
The list of presidents at high-profile universities who are leaving their jobs grew a bit longer this month over allegations of misconduct and several recent political controversies. The list includes presidents Mark Schlissel, W. Kent Fuchs, Phil Hanlon, and Amy Gutmann.
2 More College Leaders Exit Abruptly
The last few weeks have brought a string of presidential departures across higher education, a trend that continues this week. The news of both resignations comes amid a wave of leaders resigning, many of whom were trailed by various controversies.