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After ruling, North Carolina board careful on vote changes
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina elections officials have fashioned early voting schedules they hope comply with a federal court ruling this summer and ease long lines this fall in the presidential battleground state. The state's Republican-controlled Board of Elections deliberated for 11 hours through disputed plans for early in-person ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Board of directors North Carolina Elections Democracy Voting Chairman Voter turnout Supreme Court of the United States
Nevada Board of Regents gets out of coach-hiring business
The state’s higher education board has given Nevada’s college presidents more authority over hiring of high-profile coaches.
63 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | President Chairman Coach Management University Board of directors Chancellor Head of state
Ursinus board chair steps down over controversial tweets
Under fire for controversial online posts, the chair of Ursinus College's board of trustees has stepped down, college President Brock Blomberg announced in an email to faculty and students Thursday evening.
560 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Board of directors Fiduciary University Trustee Corporate governance Chairman Management Liberal arts college
Douglas County School Board launches formal process to find a seventh member
The Douglas County School Board voted to accept the resignation of member Doug Benevento on Thursday, putting into motion a nearly six-week process to appoint his successor.
18 points by The Denver Post | Management Board of directors Chairman Candidate Corporate governance Accept
Ursinus College controversy erupts over board chairman's tweets
Tweets by the chairman of Ursinus College's board of trustees have drawn ire from some students and at least one fellow board member, who called them "elitist, racist, sexist, body-shaming," and "generally intolerant," and resigned over them Sunday.
1091 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Board of directors Fiduciary Trustee Corporate governance Chairman Management Stock Twitter
Morningstar founder Mansueto to step down as CEO
Morningstar Inc., the investment research and mutual fund data firm, has promoted Kunal Kapoor to chief executive officer effective Jan. 1.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Corporate governance Board of directors Management occupations Corporate title Chairman Managing director Executive director Management
Baltimore County school board members: Inequality persists but progress has been made
Members of the Baltimore County school board acknowledged that racial inequality persists in their schools and reaffirmed their ongoing work to make their schools diverse. "This county is still segregated, but we have done a very good, diligent job of addressing race and saying words like 'inequality,'"...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Racial segregation Chairman Board of directors Race Racism African American Corporate governance Management
Larry Wilmore tells Milo Yiannopoulos to ‘go f--k' himself
He couldn't take it anymore.
190 points by Daily News | President American television actors Racism American stand-up comedians President of the United States Chairman Speaker Violence
Pittsburgh controller: PWSA audit finds problems 'at every turn'
A performance audit of the troubled Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has turned up problems “at every turn,” city Controller Michael Lamb said today.
73 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Board of directors Management Corporate governance Executive director Corporate title Chairman Non-executive director Auditing
Seen: Kaleidoscope fundraiser for the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation
The 2017 Kaleidoscope fundraiser saw Mayor Hancock and former Denver Post editor-in-chief among others stop by to support the Rocky Mountain Children's Health Foundation.
27 points by The Denver Post | Chairman Board of directors President Executive director Breast milk Chair Kaleidoscope The Denver Post
Board okays Remi’s Block balconies, which differ from approved plan
Concord’s planning board adapted its previous approval for the balconies on the Remi’s Block apartments Wednesday to accept the design and color as built, which don’t look how they were supposed to.The six balconies installed on North Main Street and six on Loudon Road use a vertical balustrade syst...
48 points by Concord Monitor | Board of directors Chairman Management Corporate governance Real estate The Look Main Street April 20
Head Start board insists it legally fired agency CEO -- who remains on the job
The board's actions toward the agency CEO Tuesday follow cleveland.com's inquiry into the lawsuit and into the board's oversight. Board members have not responded to direct questions from cleveland.com. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The board governing the Council for Economic Opportunities of Greater Cleveland - which operates Ohio's largest Head Start preschool program -- said in a statement Tuesday that it fired its CEO Jacklyn Chisholm in October 2016, citing among other things, low-enrollment figures in the agency's programs. The board said in its statement that enrollment in Head Start programs is 60 percent, the "lowest point in our history." But Chisholm said Tuesday that the enrollment figure cited in the board's statement is wrong. She released a spread sheet showing enrollment in the agency's preschool programs (ages 3 to 5) is 78 percent and enrollment in programs for children (newborns to age 3) is 90 percent. Brian Wright, a spokesman for the board, later amended the board's enrollment figure to 66 percent, which he said is based on a third-party assessment. Wright said the board can't verify the  figures released to cleveland.com by Chisholm. Chisholm has remained on the job of the anti-poverty agency since the board's October effort to fire her and a move Tuesday to remove her from the office. She disputes the legality of the board's actions and has sued the board's leadership. The lawsuit alleges, among other things, that the board's leadership violated its fiduciary responsibility, improperly fired her, defamed her and retaliated against her.  At around 1 p.m. Tuesday, Cecelia Williams, who was recently elected to be the board's new chairwoman, entered the agency's downtown headquarters with a uniformed Cleveland police officer by her side. Williams delivered a letter to Chisholm that says the board's October vote to terminate her stands and that she needs to vacate the premises immediately. "The new [board] officers would like to follow up on this matter and bring it to close so the agency can move forward," the letter reads. Chisholm, who was with her personal attorney at the time, refused to leave and challenged the the letter and the police officer's authority in the matter. Williams and the officers left and Chisholm remained in her office. The board's actions to remove Chisholm Tuesday, and its statement about her performance, follow cleveland.com's inquiry into the lawsuit and into the board's oversight. Board members have not responded to direct questions from cleveland.com. Read the backstory on the battle between Head Start's board and its CEO Here is the board's full statement:  The following statement was made today by CEOGC Chairperson Dr. Cecelia Williams on the termination and removal of CEOGC Executive Director Jackie Chisholm. "The children and families in our community come first and as a leading organization charged with shaping young lives we will provide the highest quality services possible. Our Board is dedicated to strong community relationships, tightly managing finances and boosting our organization's enrollment of children in quality programs. We feel the organization has failed to live up to the Board's expectations as enrollment is currently at 66%, the lowest point in our history. Former President Chisholm was unable to meet the goals set forth at the time of her hiring and because of that we have no choice but to change the leadership of our organization to better serve our community. As we secure new leadership there will be no lapses or changes in services for the people who depend on us." - Dr. Cecelia Williams, Chairperson 
6 points by The Plain Dealer | Board of directors Chairman Management Fiduciary Executive director Stock Managing director Non-executive director
Greater Meredith Program 2016 Volunteer of the Year
The Greater Meredith Program held its annual meeting at Church Landing in Meredith on Feb. 2 to celebrate its accomplishments in 2016, to thank all who volunteered in support of the program’s mission, and to honor those who had made special contributions. Fred Huntress (right) was presented with the...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Chairman Management Board of directors Member of Parliament Bob Marley Corporate governance
Centennial and Citywide banks merging, will create $2.3B bank
Denver-based Centennial Bank and Trust, a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, will merge with Aurora-based Citywide Banks in a $203 million stock and cash deal.
7 points by The Denver Post | Bank President Banks Finance Management occupations Chairman Board of directors Bond
Portage mayor loses $30K board chairmanship salary in City Council vote
The Portage City Council late Thursday capped off a tumultuous week by passing an ordinance that strips Mayor James Snyder of his $30,000 salary as the Utility Services Board's chairman just hours after an Indianapolis law firm advised the council that doing so could be a violation of state law....
46 points by Chicago Tribune | Chairman Mayor City council Councillor Board of directors Law Municipality Ordinance
Quicken Loans gets new CEO in management reassignments
Quickens Loans announced today changes to its top management, including a new CEO.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | President Detroit Management occupations Speaker Lake Erie Monsters Chairman Board of directors Mortgage loan
Quicken Loans gets new CEO under management shake-up
Quickens Loans announced today changes to its top management, including a new CEO.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | President Detroit Management occupations Speaker Lake Erie Monsters Chairman Board of directors Mortgage loan
Straus appoints House committees
After weeks of speculation, House Speaker Joe Straus named his appointments to the chamber's committees on Thursday, keeping many of his top supporters in powerful chairmanships and setting up potential clashes between the House and Senate on major legislative priorities.
69 points by The Houston Chronicle | Legislatures Speaker Texas House of Representatives United States Senate Bill Clinton United States Chairman Jimmie Don Aycock
Epsom voters leave $10.9M school budget unchanged
The Epsom School District’s deliberative session concluded in just 30 minutes Tuesday night, with voters deciding to leave the school board’s $10.9 million spending proposal untouched.The school board is pitching a $10,900,834 budget to voters next year. That’s about $438,700 more than the school di...
23 points by Concord Monitor | Board of directors Teacher Chairman Education English-language films Management Health care Central School of Speech and Drama
Maryland Hall president to retire after 21 years
Linnell Bowen will continue her fundraising efforts for construction campaign
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Anne Arundel County Maryland Annapolis Maryland Board of directors Want WANT Chairman Anne Arundel County Public Schools Annapolis High School
Debate over onsite use of pot in Alaska stores continues
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The head of the board overseeing marijuana regulation in Alaska says officials will have to address the onsite use of cannabis sold at legal pot shops at some point.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Cannabis Hashish Global Marijuana March Legality of cannabis by country Legal and medical status of cannabis Hemp Board of directors Chairman
Petition 'fire Superintendent Renee Foose' garners more than 720 signatures
An online petition supporting the firing of Howard County Public Schools Superintendent Renee Foose has collected more than 720 signatures since it began following a rift Thursday between the Board of Education and Foose during the first public work session on the fiscal 2018 operating budget. ...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Chairman Board of directors Maryland Management High school Corporate governance 2016 Budgets
Cleveland-area business women share tips on leadership
Even though women in business have gained a lot of ground, there's still a wide gender-based gap at the top. Here are some Cleveland area business women who share their leadership insights in a new book called Uplifting Leaders* (Who Happen to be Women).
1 points by The Plain Dealer | President Management occupations Campbell Soup Company Chairman Speaker Chief executives Cleveland
Visual Effects Society Announces its 2017 Board of Directors Officers
The Visual Effects Society, the professional organization of the visual effects industry, has unveiled its board of directors officers for 2017. The officers, who comprise the VES board executive committee, were elected at the January 2017 board meeting. They include Mike Chambers, who was re-elected as Board Chair. The 2017 Officers are: Mike Chambers, chair:... Read more »
48 points by Variety | Film Board of directors Film production Executive director Christopher Nolan Feature film Non-executive director Chairman
Committee completed for UNLV athletic director search
The 17-member search committee to find the next UNLV athletic director has been former. Todd Turner, who heads the search firm, will be in Las Vegas early next week to meet with committee members.
16 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Chairman President Las Vegas metropolitan area Week-day names Board of directors Searching Las Vegas Fremont Hotel and Casino
Micron Technology Inc. CEO Mark Durcan to retire
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The top executive of Micron Technology Inc. is planning to step down. CEO Mike Durcan announced Thursday that he plans to retire. He will continue as CEO while the company's board of directors looks for a replacement. A special board committee is searching for candidates. Durcan, ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Board of directors Management Chairman Micron Technology Corporate governance Idaho Corporate title Boise Idaho
Mark Warner: 'Lot of smoke' on possible contacts between Donald Trump associates and Russia
Sen. Mark Warner, vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Friday there is a "lot of smoke" in the area of possible contacts between the Russians and associates of President Trump during last year's campaign. "The area that we're looking into as well ... there's a lot of smoke ...
802 points by The Washington Times | President United States Congress United States Senate President of the United States Disinformation Russia Chairman United States House of Representatives
Top executives of Legg Mason's largest shareholder named to board of directors
Two top executives of Legg Mason's largest shareholder, Shanda Group, have been appointed to the Baltimore money manager's board of directors. Tianqiao Chen, the CEO of the Singapore-based investment firm, and Robert Chiu, the company's president, will join Legg Mason's board effective Feb. 1. ...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Board of directors Corporate governance Management Corporation Chairman Investment Corporate title Management occupations
Parent company in bankruptcy, Stone's Cove Kitbar in Bel Air stays open
Despite its parent company filing for bankruptcy, Stone's Cove Kitbar, in the Bel Air Town Center at Route 24 and Belair Road remains open. The limited liability corporation with the same name filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in federal district court on Jan. 7. The day before, the company sold all of...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Board of directors Corporation Fiduciary Chairman Types of business entity Corporate governance Management Bel Air Harford County Maryland
Robert Tonsing, RTD chairman who championed light rail, dies at 86
Robert L. Tonsing Jr., a former RTD chairman who was instrumental in bringing light rail to Denver, died Jan. 24 in Littleton. He was 86.
14 points by The Denver Post | Board of directors Kansas Denver metropolitan area Wichita State University Wichita Kansas Chairman Government of Denver Colorado Light rail
Hayma Washington makes history as Television Academy's first African American chairman and CEO
Hayma “Screech” Washington will be the next chairman and CEO of the Television Academy Board of Governors, the academy announced Friday. The first African American to hold the job, he will succeed Bruce Rosenblum. Washington, who produces and directs under the aegis of his own company, Screechers...
47 points by Los Angeles Times | Chief executive officer Chairman Executive officer Board of directors Academy Award President African American Chief executives
DraftKings and FanDuel announce merger
Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to merge after months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny. The two companies made the announcement Friday, saying the combined organization would be able to reduce costs as they work to become profitable and battle with regulators across the country to remain legal. The companies have...
6 points by New York Post | Board of directors Corporate governance Corporate title Chairman United States antitrust law Corporation Competition Mergers and acquisitions
Draft Kings and FanDuel announce merger
Following months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny, the DFS rivals announced the plan Friday.
25 points by Daily News | Board of directors Corporate governance Corporate title Corporation Chairman Mergers and acquisitions New York City Chief executive officer
Daily fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel to merge
Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to merge after months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny.
9 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Board of directors Corporate governance Corporate title Chairman Corporation Mergers and acquisitions Competition Non-executive director
TV Academy Elects Hayma ‘Screech’ Washington Chairman and CEO
There’s a new head of the Television Academy — for the first time in five years. Hayma “Screech” Washington has been elected chairman of the Television Academy, replacing longtime chair Bruce Rosenblum. Rosenblum had held the role since 2011, having extended his term in July 2015 during the Academy’s recent $40 million fundraising campaign. Existing officers and governors are... Read more »
136 points by Variety | Academy Award MTV Video Music Awards Chairman Producer Los Angeles Board of directors CBS The Walt Disney Company
Seen: Beacon Celebration for the Sewall Child Development Center
Without the early intervention that she received at Sewall Child Development Center, Megan Bomgaars might never have had the success that she enjoys today.
68 points by The Denver Post | Board of directors Chairman University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Colorado Springs Colorado Janet Ellis Pikes Peak Corporate governance Management
Montco proposes 11 percent property-tax hike
Real estate taxes would increase 11 percent for Montgomery County's property owners in 2017 under the proposed budget unveiled Thursday, the result of a new tax category created to fund Montgomery County Community College.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Board of directors Montgomery County Pennsylvania Tax Chairman President
Students protesting possible tuition hike briefly shut down UC regents meeting
University of California regents abruptly recessed their meeting Thursday morning after more than 80 students furious about a possible tuition increase interrupted proceedings with chants and yells. UC officials are considering a possible tuition increase of 2.5%, which would amount to about $280...
54 points by Los Angeles Times | University of California Chairman Constable Francisco Franco Regent Recession Chief of police Chant
Why Samsung Abandoned Its Galaxy Note 7 Flagship Phone
The unprecedented move by the South Korean electronics giant is an embarrassing reversal for a respected global brand.
7 points by The New York Times | Consumer Product Safety Commission South Korea Chairman According to Jim President Board of directors
Arkansas school board member pictured in blackface urged to resign (PHOTO)
An elected board member of the Blevins School District in Arkansas has apologized after a recent Halloween photo of himself wearing blackface began circulating on social media. Read Full Article at RT.com
112 points by Russia Today | English-language films Management Board of directors Hold Superintendent High school Chairman James Spader
Fulton County will spend millions to fix its broken buildings

3 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Remainder Chairman Hennepin County Government Center County Money Robert Fulton President
Byko: Big roar for Tiny Paws

315 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Board of directors Appeal Executive director Managing director Non-executive director Chairman Corporate governance Management
Officials inoculate state from Flint water suits
Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration inoculated itself from being sued by Flint over the city’s lead-contaminated water        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Board of directors Drinking water Water crisis Lawsuit Management Chairman Municipality Treasury
Penn State board members chafe at proposal limiting public speech
STATE COLLEGE - Some trustees at Pennsylvania State University are balking at a board proposal that would discourage them from talking publicly about a university matter outside of a board meeting without prior approval of the board chairman.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Board of directors Fiduciary Management Trustee Corporate governance Chairman President Stock
Franklin SAU withdrawal approaches final step
With the state’s stamp of approval, Franklin is moving forward with its school withdrawal plan.On Aug. 15, the state Board of Education accepted the Franklin Withdrawal Planning Committee’s proposal to leave SAU 18. The plan essentially proposes to cut off administrative ties with Hill School Distri...
7 points by Concord Monitor | Board of directors High school City council Councillor Education Chairman Municipality Democracy
University regents approve policy change after flap over Caret bonus
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents voted unanimously Friday to change the way the system handles compensation decisions for high-ranking school officials. At a regents' meeting held at Towson University, board members voted to no longer use bonus payments to compensate the system...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Management Chairman Board of directors Executive compensation University President Towson University Maryland