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Report Challenges University of Virginia to Address Racial Past

by Diverse Staff | September 26, 2012
The University and Community Action for Racial Equality organization has challenged the Univers [...] Read more

Ex-prof Gets Life in Prison for Meeting Rampage

by Jay Reeves, Associated Press | September 25, 2012
A Harvard-educated biologist was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday after being [...] Read more

Ohio State President Spends $7.7 Million to Travel, Entertain

by Associated Press |
A newspaper investigation finds that Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee has spent $7 [...] Read more

Linguists’ Quest To Preserve Languages in Danger

by Associated Press | September 24, 2012
A Utah linguist says dozens of native languages across the Americas could disappear within a fe [...] Read more

Vanderbilt To Begin Offering Free Online Courses

by Associated Press |
Vanderbilt University will offer a selection of free online classes beginning in the spring. [...] Read more

Is Portland Really Where Young People Retire?

by Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press | September 21, 2012
Portland may not be “a city where young people go to retire,” but it's the place they go to [...] Read more

LSU Police Arrest Louisiana Man in Bomb Threat

by Sheila V. Kumar, Associated Press |
Police arrested a Baton Rouge man in the bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the LSU camp [...] Read more

Pennsylvania Court: College Can be Told of Juvenile Record

by Patrick Walters, Associated Press | September 20, 2012
In a case that poses questions about whether a juvenile record should follow a student to colle [...] Read more

New York Community Colleges Get Funds for Job Training

by Michael Gormley, Associated Press |
The federal government is providing $14.6 million to 23 community colleges in New York to enhan [...] Read more

Cal State Weighs Tuition Hike if Tax Measure Fails

by TERENCE CHEA, Associated Press | September 19, 2012
California State University trustees are set to vote on a plan that would raise tuition by 5 pe [...] Read more

UNC Faculty Asks Chancellor to Rethink Resignation

by Associated Press |
Professors at North Carolina's flagship public university are hoping to sway Chancellor Holden [...] Read more

Many For-profit Colleges Excluded from Law

by Associated Press | September 18, 2012
Lawmakers say new legislation that created an oversight agency aimed at protecting students of [...] Read more

University of Virginia. Study Questions School Religious Exemption

by Associated Press |
Some Virginia children might not be getting any education because of the state's religious exem [...] Read more

Indian Affairs Nomination Hearing Held for N.M. Dean

by Associated Press | September 17, 2012
University of New Mexico Law School Dean Kevin Washburn said he would work to ensure the federa [...] Read more

Hundreds Call for Penn State Officials to Resign

by Associated Press |
Hundreds of Penn State alumni and fans called for the university's president and board of trust [...] Read more