Everett Ward, who became interim president of St. Augustine’s University Wednesday, pledged to help put his alma mater on firm financial footing and restore faith among its students, alumni and faculty.
A National Labor Relations Board official took a historic step last month in ruling that Northwestern’s scholarship football players should be considered employees of the university and therefore had the right to unionize like other workers.
The union representing tens of thousands of North Carolina state workers said Tuesday it filed a complaint with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission over how State Treasurer Janet Cowell is managing the $86 billion pension system.
From the beginning, nearly three years ago, when Mary Willingham spoke out about a tutoring program for athletes that was steering some to easy classes that did not meet, her departure from the university was likely only a matter of time. Whistle-blowers are rarely rewarded and often punished.
Debra Townsley, the president of William Peace University, is facing intense criticism from students and faculty, who describe a deteriorating academic environment and a fear of retaliation on the downtown Raleigh campus.