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Jennifer Kent joins Historic New England as Vice President for Advancement

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

Historic New England announces that Jennifer Kent was recently appointed vice president for advancement. Working closely with the Historic New England President and CEO, the Board of Trustees, and development committees, Kent will serve...Show More Summary

Clark Art Institute leaders honor retiring Director Michael Conforti

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

A leadership group of trustees, benefactors, staff, and close associates has made a $6.5 million gift to the Clark Art Institute to honor Michael Conforti?s vision and leadership during his twenty-year tenure as its director. Conforti announced his retirement earlier this year and will step down at the end of this month. Show More Summary

Illinois mayor appoints failed censor to town library board

6 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Peter writes, "Is a public library's board of trustees any place for a would-be book censor? The town of Downers Grove, Illinois is about to find out." Read the rest

Cement masons union trustees to pay $630,000 to settle whistle-blower suit

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Trustees for a Southern California cement masons union and their administrative firm will pay $630,000 to settle a federal whistle-blower lawsuit that accused them of firing three employees for speaking up about alleged wrongdoing by the labor organization's leader, officials said Tuesday.

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego's Chief Curator promoted to Deputy Director

last weekArts : Artdaily

Earlier this summer, MCASD's Board of Trustees named Kathryn Kanjo the Deputy Director, Art and Programs. "Kathryn Kanjo is one of the leading curators in the country. This well-deserved promotion recognizes her many achievements at the Museum," said Hugh M. Show More Summary

College of DuPage trustees aim to fire Breuder

Capping a decision months in the making, College of DuPage trustees voted Thursday night to begin the process of firing embattled President Robert Breuder.

Bank of NY Mellon sued by FDIC over $2 billion in soured mortgages

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. regulator sued Bank of New York Mellon Corp on Wednesday over more than $2 billion in mortgage-backed securities purchased by a failed Texas bank, claiming BNY Mellon breached its duties as bond trustee to protect investors. Show More Summary

How Curtis tried to make it up to Bach-playing Nina Simone

We have been reminded that, in April 2003, the incoming chairman of the Curtis Board of Trustees awarded an honorary diploma to the singer and pianist, Nina Simone, whom the Institute had rejected at audition in April 1951.  Nina was too ill to fly over from France for the ceremony and died a few days […]

College of DuPage board to vote on firing Breuder

College of DuPage trustees will vote Thursday on whether to begin termination proceedings against embattled President Robert Breuder, a move that could scuttle the lucrative severance package that touched off controversy after it was negotiated earlier this year.

Bronx Rabbi Who Took Boys Naked to Sauna Will Keep His Job

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

After the board of the Riverdale Jewish Center decided not to seek the removal of Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt, at least two board trustees resigned.

Book-banning controversy erupts in Downers Grove over library board appointee

A battle over censorship is re-emerging in a proposal to appoint a Downers Grove resident to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Downers Grove Library Board of Trustees.

U. of I. chancellor resigns again after board rejects 1st deal

The day after learning that University of Illinois trustees intend to fire her, embattled Chancellor Phyllis Wise said Thursday night that she has tendered her resignation for a second time and has declined an administrative position offered to her.

College of DuPage trustees vote to shutter Waterleaf restaurant

College of DuPage will close Waterleaf restaurant at the end of the month, shutting the door on the upscale establishment that came to symbolize questionable spending by the school's embattled president.

Susan Schmidt: United for Libraries—Being Seen, Being Heard

Over the years, the American Library Association (ALA) has hosted a number of divisions that support citizen-run library organizations. Friends of Libraries USA (FOLUSA) joined forces with the Association for Library Trustees and Advocates...Show More Summary

U. of I. rejects bonus for chancellor, starts dismissal proceedings

University of Illinois trustees Wednesday rejected a $400,000 bonus payment for outgoing Chancellor Phyllis Wise, backpedaling on a resignation deal made last week and instead choosing to begin dismissal proceedings against her.

U. of I. rejects bonus for Chancellor Wise, starts dismissal proceedings

University of Illinois trustees Wednesday rejected a proposed $400,000 bonus for outgoing Chancellor Phyllis Wise - who may now be dismissed from her administrative position - undermining a decision made last week by the new university president.

Rauner: University of Illinois should reject chancellor bonus

Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration is urging University of Illinois trustees to reject a proposed $400,000 bonus for outgoing Chancellor Phyllis Wise - a move that puts heightened pressure on what could have been a rubber-stamp decision.

College of DuPage trustees to vote on closing Waterleaf

College of DuPage trustees will vote Thursday on whether to shutter Waterleaf, the controversial high-end campus restaurant where administrators ran up big food and alcohol tabs at taxpayer expense.

University of Illinois board to vote on $400,000 for Chancellor Wise

University of Illinois trustees are expected to vote Wednesday on a $400,000 bonus for outgoing Chancellor Phyllis Wise, who resigned last week amid a scandal over the deliberate use of her personal email account to hide discussions from the public.

Kids Company’s Trustees Failed – Lack of Reserves Was Key

Categories: We’ve taken a look at the Kids Company last annual report and accounts, which is for calendar year 2013, and contains a lot more “marketing” pretty pictures and inspiring philosophical musings that it does hard numbers. What about the results? No, they can’t be measured. Show More Summary

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