Author: William Gonch

Needed: Independent-Minded Trustees

Trustees shouldn’t step too far out of line, says Richard D. Legon, the President of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, in a recent piece for Inside Higher Ed.  Legon refers to the case of Wallace Hall, the University of Texas regent who investigated corruption in the UT system by requesting troves […]

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Smith College Disinvites Head of IMF

“Disinvitation season” keeps on rolling: this time, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, has withdrawn as the commencement speaker at Smith College. The IMF is one of the world’s most important international agencies, and Lagarde is the first woman to lead it. But achievement is not enough for Smith students, who demand intellectual conformity as well: a petition asking […]

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