Re: Default status : editor and not admin….
There isn’t any configuration option to do what you want. You’ll have to customize wpmu or use a plugin if such a thing exists. Try searching the wpmu forums https://mu.wordpress.org/forums/ or over at
[SNIP] cancel all that.
As I was getting the url for wpmudev.org and their plugins area the front page has this:
This seems to set the default user role for new blog owners. Go figure.