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Carol T. Christ to Become UC Berkeley’s 1st Woman Chancellor

Carol T. Christ to Become UC Berkeley’s 1st Woman Chancellor

by Associated Press | March 16, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO — Carol T. Christ, a scholar of Victorian literature and former president of Sm

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Plenty of Work Remains in Effort to Close Higher Ed Gender Pay Gap

Plenty of Work Remains in Effort to Close Higher Ed Gender Pay Gap

by Walter Hudson | March 15, 2017

New evidence suggests some colleges and universities are taking bold steps to even out the play

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Wisconsin-La Crosse Disputes Employee was Fired for Supporting Trump

Wisconsin-La Crosse Disputes Employee was Fired for Supporting Trump

by Associated Press |

LA CROSSE, Wis. — A University of Wisconsin-La Crosse police dispatcher says she was fired fo

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700 Michigan State University Workers Won’t Help Immigration Agents

700 Michigan State University Workers Won’t Help Immigration Agents

by Associated Press |

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Roughly 700 Michigan State University employees have signed a statement

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Sex Assault Reports Up at Navy, Army Academies

Sex Assault Reports Up at Navy, Army Academies

by Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press |

WASHINGTON — Reports of sexual assaults increased at two of the three military academies last

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Bill Proposes Commission to Protect California’s College Athletes

Bill Proposes Commission to Protect California’s College Athletes

by Andrew Dalton, Associated Press |

LOS ANGELES — A California legislator is proposing that the state create a commission to prot

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Missouri University’s Handling of Rape Cases Under Scrutiny

Missouri University’s Handling of Rape Cases Under Scrutiny

by Associated Press | March 14, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — University of Missouri-Kansas City students are expressing ongoing concern

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Indiana University Sorority Protesting Closure Order

Indiana University Sorority Protesting Closure Order

by Associated Press |

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.  — An Indiana University sorority is protesting an order from its national

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Chicago’s Loyola University Suspends Fraternity for 3 Years After Hazing Probe

Chicago’s Loyola University Suspends Fraternity for 3 Years After Hazing Probe

by Associated Press |

CHICAGO — Loyola University in Chicago has suspended the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity for t

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N.C. Governor Calls for ‘BathroomBill’ Repeal in State of State

N.C. Governor Calls for ‘BathroomBill’ Repeal in State of State

by Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press | March 13, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper urged lawmakers gathered Monday night to repeal th

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California Lawmakers Announce Plan to Reduce Student Debt

California Lawmakers Announce Plan to Reduce Student Debt

by Sophia Bollag, Associated Press |

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Assembly Democrats on Monday proposed an extensive expansion of financia

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Biden Institute Launched at University of Delaware

Biden Institute Launched at University of Delaware

by Randall Chase, Associated Press |

NEWARK, Del. — Vice President Joe Biden is hoping a new public policy institute bearing his n

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Pitzer College Says it has Received Threats After Earrings Dispute

Pitzer College Says it has Received Threats After Earrings Dispute

by Associated Press |

CLAREMONT, Calif. — The president of a Southern California college is condemning hate speech

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Expert: College Promise Programs must be ‘Sustainable’

Expert: College Promise Programs must be ‘Sustainable’

by Catherine Morris |

To succeed over the long term, promise programs “should be sustainable,” said Dr. Martha Ka

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Marshall Handling of Sex Assault Complaint Under Fed Review

Marshall Handling of Sex Assault Complaint Under Fed Review

by Associated Press | March 12, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Department of Education is looking into Marshall University’s

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