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U. of Wisconsin Leaders Reject Governor’s Proposal to Rank Campuses

U. of Wisconsin Leaders Reject Governor’s Proposal to Rank Campuses

by Associated Press | April 13, 2017

MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin System leaders want to allocate $42.5 million in perf

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Tennessee House Passes Free Community College Bill

Tennessee House Passes Free Community College Bill

by Sheila Burke, Associated Press |

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee House on Thursday passed a bill to enable older adults witho

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Diverse Docket: College’s Religious Affiliation no Shield Against Bias Complaint

Diverse Docket: College’s Religious Affiliation no Shield Against Bias Complaint

by Eric Freedman | April 12, 2017

A private college’s religious affiliation doesn’t automatically shield it from liability fo

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Auburn University Disavows ‘White Student Union’

Auburn University Disavows ‘White Student Union’

by Associated Press |

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn University officials are disavowing hate fliers found around campus and

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New Mexico Nursing Board Puts College on Notice

New Mexico Nursing Board Puts College on Notice

by Associated Press |

SANTA FE, N.M. — Santa Fe Community College won’t be able to accept any new students into i

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Rolling Stone Settles, but Fight Over Rape Story Isn’t Over

Rolling Stone Settles, but Fight Over Rape Story Isn’t Over

by Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press |

RICHMOND, Va. — Rolling Stone magazine settled a University of Virginia administrator’s law

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Western Michigan University picks Georgetown Dean as President

Western Michigan University picks Georgetown Dean as President

by Associated Press |

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Western Michigan University has picked a dean and professor of economics a

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Kentucky Governor Changes Plan for Free 2-year Degrees

Kentucky Governor Changes Plan for Free 2-year Degrees

by Associated Press |

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A scholarship program that would have provided free community college for al

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EU Launches Probe in Hungarian Education Law

EU Launches Probe in Hungarian Education Law

by Raf Casert and Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press |

BRUSSELS — The European Union executive on Wednesday openly questioned Hungary’s commitment

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Contractor Bans Foul Language at Temple University Construction Site

Contractor Bans Foul Language at Temple University Construction Site

by Associated Press |

PHILADELPHIA — Foul language is being discouraged at one construction site in Philadelphia. W

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Conference Helps AAPI Attendees Work Through Frustrations

Conference Helps AAPI Attendees Work Through Frustrations

by Lydia Lum | April 11, 2017

The Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education conference has increasingly become a venue for

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Rollins College: Student Suspended Over Post, not Professor Fight

Rollins College: Student Suspended Over Post, not Professor Fight

by Associated Press |

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Officials at a Florida university say a Christian student who got into an

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Washington State U. Being Investigated by Feds Over Handling of Assault Case

Washington State U. Being Investigated by Feds Over Handling of Assault Case

by Associated Press |

PULLMAN, Wash. — The federal government is investigating how Washington State University hand

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Trump Taps Lawyer Involved with Trump U Case for Federal Job

Trump Taps Lawyer Involved with Trump U Case for Federal Job

by Michael Biesecker and Gary Fineout, Associated Press |

WASHINGTON — As a top aide to Florida’s attorney general, Carlos G. Muniz helped defend the

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U.S. official: Hungary Should Talk with Soros-founded School

U.S. official: Hungary Should Talk with Soros-founded School

by Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press |

BUDAPEST, Hungary — The Hungarian government should engage in “serious, urgent and good-fai

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