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The successful fundraising efforts of Steve Sample, USC president since 1991, have enabled the Los Angeles institution to move into the front rank among American research universities. Sample also has stressed improvements in USC's undergraduate program.
Virginia Tries Restructuring
Financial stress leads to new arrangements between state and campuses
Georgia's Odd Couple
Can two foundations share a university without driving each other crazy?
New Life for USC
Prolific fundraising keys big changes in recent years
Emphasizing Two-Year Programs
Montana's "Shared Leadership" project attempts a more collaborative approach to higher education
"State Capacity for Higher Education Policy" (PDF Download)
News From The Center
New Board Member
Letters To The Editor
Privileged lords of the universe?
Medgar Evers College's unique mission
Academic Freedom and National Securiy
Anti-terrorism measures remain problematic for higher education
Reducing the Dangers of Debt
Student loans could be a more positive tool in college access efforts
A Race to the Bottom
The nation's school leadership programs are not producing the educational administrators we need