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Gordon F. May Prepares to Retire from BCCC After Facing Tough Challenges

by Catherine Morris | September 17, 2017

Early this month, Dr. Gordon F. May announced that he would step down when his term expires in

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Adelphi University Reaps Benefits of New Hiring Protocols

by Joseph Hong |

During last year’s recruitment process, Adelphi’s administration began conversations with

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Report Urges College Leaders to Discuss Free Speech Issues

Report Urges College Leaders to Discuss Free Speech Issues

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |

College boards should make sure their institutions’ presidents are available to talk to stude

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Jesse Jackson Invokes History to Encourage Voter Participation

Jesse Jackson Invokes History to Encourage Voter Participation

by Tiffany Pennamon |

“Keep your eyes on the prize” was the message Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. delivered to a

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UC Irvine Chancellor Apologizes After School Rescinds Admission Offers

UC Irvine Chancellor Apologizes After School Rescinds Admission Offers

by Associated Press | September 14, 2017

SAN DIEGO — The chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, says the school has readm

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White Nationalist Posters Found on Kansas State Campus

White Nationalist Posters Found on Kansas State Campus

by Associated Press |

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas State is speaking out after posters promoting white nationalism were pl

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Notre Dame Policy to Require On-campus Living for 3 Years

Notre Dame Policy to Require On-campus Living for 3 Years

by Associated Press |

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame plans to enact a policy next fall requiring a

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Dowell Taylor Named Interim Band Director at Jackson State

Dowell Taylor Named Interim Band Director at Jackson State

by Associated Press |

JACKSON, Miss. — Dowell Taylor has been named interim director of bands at Jackson State Univ

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West Virginia State Working to Add New Engineering Degrees

West Virginia State Working to Add New Engineering Degrees

by Joseph Hong | September 13, 2017

West Virginia State University is likely to be one step closer to starting its stand-alone engi

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Autopsy Set for College Student; Official Blames Head Injury

Autopsy Set for College Student; Official Blames Head Injury

by Associated Press |

EASTON, Pa. — An autopsy was scheduled Wednesday for a freshman lacrosse recruit at a private

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Judge Judy Funds Debate Space at Southern Cal

Judge Judy Funds Debate Space at Southern Cal

by Associated Press |

LOS ANGELES — Judy Sheindlin, better known as Judge Judy, is funding a space for public debat

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UVA Removes Black Shroud from Jefferson Statue After Protest

UVA Removes Black Shroud from Jefferson Statue After Protest

by Associated Press |

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The University of Virginia has removed a black shroud protesters used

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Berkeley Braces for Visit by Right-wing Speaker Ben Shapiro

Berkeley Braces for Visit by Right-wing Speaker Ben Shapiro

by Jocelyn Gecker and Paul Elias, Associated Press |

BERKELEY, Calif. — The University of California, Berkeley will seal off large parts of its ca

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Action on Student Loan Forgiveness Delayed as Rules Revised

Action on Student Loan Forgiveness Delayed as Rules Revised

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press |

WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of former students who say they were swindled by for-profit co

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Survey: Millennials Divided Over Goal of Public School Education

Survey: Millennials Divided Over Goal of Public School Education

by Catherine Morris | September 12, 2017

A GenForward survey found that millennials are split on the fundamental issue of what the main

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