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Miami Herald

St. Thomas University Announces New President to Replace Retiring Casale in August

St. Thomas University Announces New President to Replace Retiring C...

May 25, 2018

The Board of Trustees of St. Thomas University (FL)  announced Thursday that it had appointed a replacement for outgoing President Monsignor Franklyn Casale, who is retiring after 24 years at the Catholic university in Miami Gardens.  David Armstrong, the longtime president of Thomas More College in Kentucky, will start at the university in August. His resignation from Thomas More was also announced Thursday.
The Board of Trustees of St. Thomas University (FL)  announced Thursday that it had appointed a replacement for outgoing President Monsignor Franklyn Casale, who is retiring after 24 years at the Catholic university in Miami Gardens.  David Armstrong, the longtime president of Thomas More College in Kentucky, will start at the university in August. His resignation from Thomas More was also announced Thursday.

May 25, 2018

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WDRB.com, Louisville, KY

SURPRISE: 2018 Graduates of Simmons College Brought to Tears by $1,000 Gifts

SURPRISE: 2018 Graduates of Simmons College Brought to Tears by $1,...

May 24, 2018

It's a gift to a historically black Louisville college that left many graduates in tears.  When Cecil "Barney" Barnett took to the stage at Simmons College of Kentucky's commencement on Sunday, the class of 2018 thought his speech would go like all the rest. They were wrong.
It's a gift to a historically black Louisville college that left many graduates in tears.  When Cecil "Barney" Barnett took to the stage at Simmons College of Kentucky's commencement on Sunday, the class of 2018 thought his speech would go like all the rest. They were wrong.

May 24, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Nikias Is Standing Firm as Scandals Mount at USC. But This Is What the End of a Presidency Looks Like.

Nikias Is Standing Firm as Scandals Mount at USC. But This Is What ...

May 24, 2018

Here we go again. Professors at the University of Southern California are once again scrolling through the website of the Los Angeles Times to figure out what stomach-churning compromises its leaders may have made to resolve cases of serious misconduct within the university’s ranks.  The Times reported last week that a former gynecologist in the student health center had been the subject of numerous claims of sexual harassment and misconduct, only to receive a private settlement and be spared any report to the state’s medical board. 
Here we go again. Professors at the University of Southern California are once again scrolling through the website of the Los Angeles Times to figure out what stomach-churning compromises its leaders may have made to resolve cases of serious misconduct within the university’s ranks.  The Times reported last week that a former gynecologist in the student health center had been the subject of numerous claims of sexual harassment and misconduct, only to receive a private settlement and be spared any report to the state’s medical board. 

May 24, 2018

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Arkansas Business, Little Rock, AR

Lyon College President Keeps An Eye on Mission, Sustainability

Lyon College President Keeps An Eye on Mission, Sustainability

May 24, 2018

Joseph King became the 18th president of Lyon College (AR) when he was named to the post in late 2016 after previously serving as senior advisor to the president of Emory & Henry College (VA).  A Texas native, King is co-author, with Brian Mitchell, of the book "How to Run a College," with their follow-up, "The Creative Generation" soon to be published by Stanford Press. Heading toward the end of his first full year as Lyon president, King talked to Arkansas Business about his vision for the college, the challenges he faces and what's surprised him most about his new job.
Joseph King became the 18th president of Lyon College (AR) when he was named to the post in late 2016 after previously serving as senior advisor to the president of Emory & Henry College (VA).  A Texas native, King is co-author, with Brian Mitchell, of the book "How to Run a College," with their follow-up, "The Creative Generation" soon to be published by Stanford Press. Heading toward the end of his first full year as Lyon president, King talked to Arkansas Business about his vision for the college, the challenges he faces and what's surprised him most about his new job.

May 24, 2018

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Emory to Ramp Up Liberal Arts Education

Emory to Ramp Up Liberal Arts Education

May 24, 2018

As some educators worry liberal arts education on college campuses is going the way of the flip cell phone, Emory University (GA) wants to ramp up its offerings in those fields.  The university’s College of Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday it plans to advance itself as “a leader for the liberal arts and sciences, both within the university and beyond.”
As some educators worry liberal arts education on college campuses is going the way of the flip cell phone, Emory University (GA) wants to ramp up its offerings in those fields.  The university’s College of Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday it plans to advance itself as “a leader for the liberal arts and sciences, both within the university and beyond.”

May 24, 2018

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