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Billionaire Gives $125M to University of Chicago Economic Department

by Associated Press | November 1, 2017
CHICAGO — Billionaire businessman Ken Griffin is donating $125 million to the University of C [...] Read more

Norwich University Denies Negligence Prior to Reported Sex Assault

by Associated Press |
NORTHFIELD, Vt. — A private military college in Vermont is denying a student’s claim that i [...] Read more

Charges Filed vs. Penn State Frat Over Unconscious Student

by Associated Press |
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Police have filed alcohol-related charges against a suspended Penn State [...] Read more

Details of Abuse Emerge in Hazing Case Against College Frat

by Associated Press |
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — Authorities say a rental home near a New York college campus became a hou [...] Read more

UW-Superior to Drop 9 Majors, 15 Minors, Grad Program

by Associated Press |
SUPERIOR, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Superior officials have decided to drop nine majors, [...] Read more

Students from Puerto Rico Can Get Free Semester at Cornell

by Associated Press | October 31, 2017
ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell University is offering a free semester of study for up to 58 students [...] Read more

Police Arrest Man Sought in Shooting Death of University of Utah Student

by Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press |
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A man sought in a carjacking that took the life of a University of [...] Read more

Notre Dame Ends Free Contraceptive Coverage for Employees

by Associated Press |
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame is ending no-cost contraceptive coverage for [...] Read more

University of Hawaii Closing State’s Only Public Hyperbaric Treatment Center

by Associated Press |
KAIULA-KONA, Hawaii — Hawaii’s only means of treatment for divers with decompression sickne [...] Read more

College of Charleston Probing ‘Racially Insensitive’ Halloween Costumes

by Associated Press |
CHARLESTON, S.C. —  A South Carolina college is investigating social media posts that appear [...] Read more

21 NY College Students Charged with Hazing Frat Pledges

by Associated Press |
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — Twenty-one students at a New York college have been charged with hazing f [...] Read more

Professor Investigated for Sharp Responses to Muslim Student

by Associated Press |
CINCINNATI — The University of Cincinnati is reviewing a music professor’s sharp responses [...] Read more

Western Kentucky University Regents Approve Diversity Plan

by Associated Press | October 30, 2017
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Western Kentucky University regents have approved a five-year plan to pr [...] Read more

Strayer to Acquire Capella Education in $1.9B Deal

by Associated Press |
HERNDON, Va. — Strayer Education is tying up with Capella Education in a deal worth about $1. [...] Read more

AP Sources: Education Dept. Could Scale Back Help on Loans

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON — The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans f [...] Read more