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Asian-American Studies Pioneer Philip Choy Dies

Asian-American Studies Pioneer Philip Choy Dies

by Lydia Lum | March 21, 2017

A self-trained historian who was part of a teaching tandem behind the first college-level, Chin

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Investigation: Ex-UTSA President Romo ‘Likely’ Sexually Harassed Women

Investigation: Ex-UTSA President Romo ‘Likely’ Sexually Harassed Women

by Catherine Morris |

An internal investigation into former University of Texas at San Antonio president Dr. Ricardo

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UConn Fraternity Chapter Closed After Member’s Death

UConn Fraternity Chapter Closed After Member’s Death

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HARTFORD, Conn. — A national women’s fraternity has closed its University of Connecticu

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Eastern Michigan U. Denounces Card with White Nationalist Information

Eastern Michigan U. Denounces Card with White Nationalist Information

by Associated Press |

YPSILANTI, Mich. — Eastern Michigan University’s president is denouncing a business card wi

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Police: Frat Pledge Died in Fall from Balcony During Party

Police: Frat Pledge Died in Fall from Balcony During Party

by Associated Press |

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Authorities say a Binghamton University student from a New York City subur

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Dean of Troubled Charlotte School of Law Steps Down

Dean of Troubled Charlotte School of Law Steps Down

by Associated Press |

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The dean of the troubled Charlotte School of Law is stepping down. The Char

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Ponca Tribe’s History Played Key Role at Conference

Ponca Tribe’s History Played Key Role at Conference

by Lydia Lum | March 20, 2017

Educators and stakeholders of two-year institutions shared best practices, along with new and d

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University of Oklahoma President David Boren Recovering After Heart Surgery

University of Oklahoma President David Boren Recovering After Heart Surgery

by Associated Press |

OKLAHOMA CITY — University of Oklahoma President David Boren is hospitalized after undergoing

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Iowa State’s Steven Leath Named President at Auburn

Iowa State’s Steven Leath Named President at Auburn

by Associated Press |

AUBURN, Ala. —  Auburn University hired Iowa State University president Steven Leath on Mond

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California Lawmaker Wants Tax to Fund Tuition-free College

California Lawmaker Wants Tax to Fund Tuition-free College

by Sophia Bollag, Associated Press |

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Some California Democrats want to make college tuition free for in-state

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Baylor Draws Record Number of Applications Despite Scandal

Baylor Draws Record Number of Applications Despite Scandal

by Associated Press |

WACO, Texas — Baylor University has drawn a record number of freshmen applications despite a

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Republicans Press Professors to Spend More Time Teaching

Republicans Press Professors to Spend More Time Teaching

by Todd Richmond, Associated Press |

MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin chemistry professor Robert Hamers has a jam-packed da

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Persistence Puts Turner on Path to Education, Politics

Persistence Puts Turner on Path to Education, Politics

by Pearl Stewart | March 19, 2017

Her mother’s sudden death, left Turner, who was then a 22-year-old sophomore at Cuyahoga Comm

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Guillermo: Asian American Professors Speak on Suit Against U. of Michigan

Guillermo: Asian American Professors Speak on Suit Against U. of Michigan

by Emil Guillermo |

What is the situation like for professors of color at major universities, particularly the ones

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Mississippi College Board Seeks More Financial Oversight

Mississippi College Board Seeks More Financial Oversight

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press |

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi’s College Board moved last week to increase oversight of the f

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