News Round up - Higher Education
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Della Reese, of TV’s Touched by an Angel, has died at 86

by Associated Press | November 20, 2017 LOS ANGELES — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found h Read more

University Receiving Grant to Expand Cybersecurity Training

by Associated Press |
LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Training for cybersecurity specialists will get a boost at a Kentucky universi [...] Read more

Rev. Jesse Jackson Diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease

by Associated Press | November 19, 2017
CHICAGO — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatien [...] Read more

Portrait of Former Xavier President on Display at Smithsonian

| November 18, 2017
A portrait of longtime Xavier University President Dr. Norman Francis is on display at the Smit [...] Read more

Ex-college Coach Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Player

by Associated Press | November 16, 2017
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.— A jury has convicted a former college basketball coach in New Jersey of [...] Read more

Love to Take Helm of Organization that Supports LGBTQ Students

by Walter Hudson |
Dr. Cindi Love has been appointed  executive director of Out for Undergrad (O4U), an organizat [...] Read more

Fund Set Up To Preserve African American Historical Sites

by Associated Press | November 15, 2017
WASHINGTON— A new $25 million fund is being set up through the National Trust for Historic Pr [...] Read more

Texas State University Suspends Frats, Sororities after Pledge Dies

by Associated Press |
SAN MARCOS, Texas – Texas State University has suspended all fraternity and sorority chap [...] Read more

New Job Search Fund for Fordham English Ph.D.’s

by | November 14, 2017
The job market for Ph.D.’s in the humanities is notoriously unforgiving, but students finishi [...] Read more

Renaming College at University of Illinois Sparks Debate

by Associated Press |
URBANA, Ill. — A plan to name the business college at the University of Illinois after a don [...] Read more

Lawsuit Seeks New Recourse for For-Profit College Fraud

by Associated Press |
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two women who claim they were defrauded by a for-profit college have sued t [...] Read more

Biden on 2020: ‘Not Sure it’s the Appropriate Thing’ to Do

by Associated Press |
Former Vice President Joe Biden said he is uncertain about a run for president in 2020, but ind [...] Read more

James Madison University Officials Approve Tuition Hike

by Associated Press | November 12, 2017
HARRISONBURG, Va. — James Madison University officials have approved a tuition hike of $1,000 [...] Read more

College Accuses 83 Students of Using App to Cheat

by Associated Press |
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University has accused 83 undergraduate students of cheating on c [...] Read more

Hate Crime Charge Sought Against White College Roommate

by Associated Press | November 9, 2017
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. –The Connecticut NAACP wants a felony hate crime charge immediately [...] Read more
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