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The process of hiring administrators is becoming more secretive — making it harder for student journalists to cover the selection process.

When universities and colleges begin the process of hiring a new administrator, it has become more common to shroud the process in secrecy.

That can result in chaos. For example, in the space of just two years, Kennesaw State University, a public institution in Georgia, rotated through five presidents, including two interim presidents.

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