UNC system taps new interim chancellor for UNC School of the Arts

To fill an upcoming leadership void at UNC School of the Arts (UNCSA), UNC System interim president Bill Roper has tapped the dean of the university's music school, Brian Cole, to serve as interim chancellor.  Cole, who has in his role since 2016, w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

UNC School of Arts launches $65M fundraiser

UNC School of the Arts is embarking on its most ambitious community fundraiser – $65 million.  The school’s interim chancellor, Brian Cole, told Triad Business Journal that the last major fundraiser conducted by the school – for $25 millio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2019

ECU interim chancellor placed on administrative leave after bar photos surface

In the most recent episode in a rapid series of executive turmoil in the UNC system, East Carolina University's interim chancellor has been placed on administrative leave in the wake of photos surfacing of him at a Greenville bar. Dan Gerlach, the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 30th, 2019

UNC System picks Winston-Salem dean to lead Fayetteville State University

Winston-Salem State University will be losing a dean to fill a leadership gap at Fayetteville State University. Dr. Bill Roper, the UNC System interim chancellor has announced that Peggy Valentine will serve as the interim chancellor of Fayettevil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Golden Leaf president to serve as interim chancellor of ECU

Dan Gerlach, president of the Golden Leaf Foundation, has been tapped to serve as the interim chancellor of East Carolina University. University of North Carolina System Interim President Bill Roper announced that Gerlach will take over the posit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2019

Alabama School of Fine Arts executive director is retiring

The executive director of the Alabama School of Fine Arts is retiring after seven years in the role. Michael W. Meeks will remain on in an interim capacity of the public, tuition-free Birmingham magnet school while the board of trustees searches for a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2018

University of Maryland chancellor Caret on football scandal: "Let’s try to get this done and behind us"

University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert L. Caret continues to hear the same phrase when it comes to the investigation clouding over the University of Maryland football program: "Let's just get it done." The state's flagship school has bee.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2018

HSBC taps Lazard to sell French retail business: source

HSBC Holdings has hired U.S. investment bank Lazard Ltd to sell its French retail business, a source close to the matter told Reuters, as part of a plan by new interim chief executive Noel Quinn to reduce costs across the banking group......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

Meet Jennifer Addabbo, a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree

Jennifer Addabbo Founder CU Engage Education: James Madison University, B.S. Media arts and design, minor in communications What was your first paid job? Lifeguard in the summer at age 16. It was the best job in high school! How do you start your.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2019

New Washington U chancellor unveils free tuition plan for families making $75K or less

Washington University Chancellor Andrew Martin, who was inaugurated Thursday, said the area's top school would offer free undergraduate education to Missouri and southern Illinois students who are eligible for Pell grants or from families with annual in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2019

Temple University’s Charles Library includes a ‘BookBot’ storage and retrieval system

As part of a $1.2 billion capital improvement program for Temple University’s Main Campus, the school commissioned Stantec and Snøhetta to design a new library to replace the existing 1960s facility......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkOct 2nd, 2019

Boston’s kindergartners start year with $50 savings account for post-high school education

Kindergartners in Boston’s public school system will begin the year with $50 in a savings account they can put towards pursu.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 10th, 2019

UMass Boston protests programs at UMass Amherst"s Newton campus

More than a year after the University of Massachusetts Amherst purchased a campus in Newton, faculty at UMass Boston are continuing to press system officials to address what they describe as competition with their school......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2019

REVIEW: Summermusik finishes on high notes from guitarist Romero, clarinetist Bliss

The final two weeks of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s Summermusik, a month-long festival of innovative concerts large and small, were anchored by extraordinary programs in Corbett Theater at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.  On Aug. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 25th, 2019

University of Washington taps new head of engineering school

The University of Washington promoted professor Magdalena Balazinska to be director of the School of Computer Science and Engineering. She will replace Hank Levy, who will step down from the position he has held for 13 years on Jan. 1, according .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2019

CalPERS taps Sac State grad to run fixed-income division

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System has named Arnold Phillips managing investment director of global fixed income, which was the fund’s most lucrative investment class in the most recent fiscal year. Phillips, a graduate of Calif.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2019

Accenture taps Arlington-based Julie Sweet as global chief executive

Accenture Inc.'s board of directors has appointed Greater Washington-based North American CEO Julie Sweet to global chief executive effective Sept. 1. David Rowland, who was named interim CEO in January, has been appointed Accenture's executive ch.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Ohio State"s new health chancellor joining at "all-time highs and getting even better," President Drake says

With Hal Paz in his first month as chancellor for health affairs at Ohio State University, the health system is finally ready to fulfill decades of ambition to lead nationwide changes in medicine, OSU President Michael Drake says......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Beat the System: Nancy Pelosi is absolutely right about Twitter

Twitter isn’t a guide to public opinion. It’s basically middle school......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2019

Newsmakers: Longtime OhioHealth CEO Dave Blom leaves $4 billion system and legacy in economic development

Dave Blom was named interim CEO in 2001 and got the permanent job after leading a turnaround from financial losses to surplus. Today, OhioHealth is a $4 billion system of 12 hospitals and more than 200 outpatient sites......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2019

Teachers Are 3 Times More Likely to Need a Second Job to Make Ends Meet

One frequent criticism of the U.S. school system, particularly public schools, is that teachers are paid less than people in many other professions. New research shows some teachers cannot make ends........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 2nd, 2019