Bryant University Bans Graduates from Taking Selfies on Stage with President

Apr 19, 2014 AM EDT In an attempt to avoid any hiccups during graduation ceremony, Bryant University has banned graduates from taking ‘Selfies’ while receiving their diplomas.

Miami Provost Named President of St.John’s

Apr 11, 2014 AM EDT Conrado M. Gempesaw, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Miami University, has been named the 17th president of St. John's University effective July 1.

Rev. Paul J. Fitzgerald Appointed New USF President

Apr 09, 2014 AM EDT Rev. Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J. 56-year-old academic affairs vice president at Fairfield University, has been appointed new president of University of San Francisco, effective Aug.1.

Obama urges U-M Community to Support Minimum Wage Hike for Workers

Apr 03, 2014 AM EDT President Barack Obama made a stop at University of Michigan Wednesday and urged the crowd at the school’s Intramural Sports Building to unite for an increased federal minimum wage.

UCF Provost Named New University of South Alabama President

Feb 08, 2014 AM EST The Board of Trustees of University of South Alabama, USA, in Mobile has unanimously chosen Dr. Tony G. Waldrop as the school’s next president, effective April.

CSULB Gets First Woman President

Jan 30, 2014 AM EST Jane Close Conoley becomes the first woman to lead California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) in the school’s 65-year history, effective July.

Guelph Board Names Franco Vaccarino School’s Eighth President

Jan 29, 2014 AM EST Neuroscientist Dr. Franco Vaccarino is chosen as the eighth president of the University of Guelph, effective Aug.15. Franco, the current president of the University of Toronto (U of T)'s Scarborough ...

UP Regents Name Mark Poorman New President

Jan 27, 2014 AM EST University of Portland (UP) Board of Regents have named Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., the school's 20th president. Poorman, the current vice-president, succeeds Rev. E. William Beauchamp.

Regents Name Brown Provost U-M’s 14th President

Jan 25, 2014 AM EST University of Michigan (U-M) Board of Regents has unanimously chosen Mark S. Schlissel, the current provost of Brown University, as the school's 14th president, effective July 1. Schlissel replaces ...

UW Board of Trustees Appoint Dick McGinity School’s 25th President

Jan 20, 2014 AM EST Dick McGinity, interim president of the University of Wyoming (UW) since December 2013, has been chosen for the school's top administrative job, effective. The Board of Trustees voted 9-3, Thursday in ...

Obama Urges Colleges to Expand Education Opportunities and Boost Affordability for Low-Income Students

Jan 17, 2014 AM EST President Barrack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama interacted with over 100 college and university presidents at the White House Thursday, to identify ways of expanding college opportunities and ...

Haskell’s Long-Time Employee Named School’s New President

Jan 13, 2014 AM EST Dr. Venida S. Chenault, a long-term employee at the Haskell Indian Nations University, has been named the school's new president, effective Jan.12, 2014. Chenault succeeds Chris Redman, who resigned ...

ULM Alum Donates $1 Million For Creation of International Student Center

Jan 07, 2014 AM EST Eric Liew, an alumnus of the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM), has donated $1 million to his alma mater for the creation of an international student center.

ASU Names Gwendolyn Boyd as The First Female President in The School’s 146-year History

Jan 06, 2014 AM EST Gwendolyn Boyd, an executive administrative assistant at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab for the last 33 years, has been unanimously chosen as the first female president of Alabama ...

Alcorn State President Resigns amid Investigation into University’s Purchasing Practises

Dec 20, 2013 AM EST M. Christopher Brown II, Alcorn State University (ASU) president, has tendered his resignation following investigation into the school's purchasing irregularities.

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