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Yale Dean Placed on Leave Over Offensive Yelp Reviews

Yale Dean Placed on Leave Over Offensive Yelp Reviews

by Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press | May 18, 2017

  HARTFORD, Conn. — A Yale University dean has been placed on leave over offensive revie

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Some Notre Dame Students Plan to Walk Out During Pence Speech

Some Notre Dame Students Plan to Walk Out During Pence Speech

by Associated Press |

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A University of Notre Dame student says he and some others plan to protest

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Israeli University Department Criticized for Nixing Anthem

Israeli University Department Criticized for Nixing Anthem

by Ilan Benzion, Associated Press |

JERUSALEM  — An Israeli university department’s decision not to play the national anthem a

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UC Regents Commit to Audit Recommendations, Praise Napolitano

UC Regents Commit to Audit Recommendations, Praise Napolitano

by Janie Har, Associated Press |

SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California Board of Regents vowed to implement audit recomm

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Search for New Jackson State President Continues

Search for New Jackson State President Continues

by Associated Press |

JACKSON, Miss. — Trustees are still looking for a new president for Jackson State University.

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West Virginia U. Researchers Patent Method to Strengthen Buildings

West Virginia U. Researchers Patent Method to Strengthen Buildings

by Michael Virtanen, Associated Press |

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University researchers have patented technology for reinfor

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Leaders of Minority-Serving Institutions Ask Congress to Bolster Pell Grant

Leaders of Minority-Serving Institutions Ask Congress to Bolster Pell Grant

by Catherine Morris and Monica Levitan | May 17, 2017

The presidents and chancellors of 10 minority-serving institutions called on members of Congres

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Title IV Funds Withheld from 5 Campuses in Puerto Rico During Strike

Title IV Funds Withheld from 5 Campuses in Puerto Rico During Strike

by Catherine Morris |

Adding to the University of Puerto Rico’s financial woes, the Department of Education has res

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California Fraternity Faces Charges After Trees Cut Down

California Fraternity Faces Charges After Trees Cut Down

by Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press |

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal authorities have charged a fraternity at California State University,

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Interim Missouri Chancellor Says She Won’t Get Permanent Job

Interim Missouri Chancellor Says She Won’t Get Permanent Job

by Associated Press |

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The interim chancellor and provost at the University of Missouri says she is

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University of Illinois Cancels Scientist Talk After Backlash

University of Illinois Cancels Scientist Talk After Backlash

by Associated Press |

URBANA, Ill. — The University of Illinois has cancelled plans to host a talk by Nobel Laureat

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Foxx Aims to Modernize Career and Technical Education

Foxx Aims to Modernize Career and Technical Education

by Ya-Marie Sesay | May 16, 2017

U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx said society should not look down on Career and Technical Education and

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University of Missouri to Cut 400 Positions Amid Budget Woes

University of Missouri to Cut 400 Positions Amid Budget Woes

by Associated Press |

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri expects to cut 400 positions amid enrollment drops

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Michigan Senate Votes to Make Flint Eligible for Scholarship Program

Michigan Senate Votes to Make Flint Eligible for Scholarship Program

by Associated Press |

LANSING, Mich. — High school graduates from Flint could qualify for college scholarships unde

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Raimondo Says She’s Willing to Scale Back Free Tuition Plan

Raimondo Says She’s Willing to Scale Back Free Tuition Plan

by Matt O’Brien, Associated Press |

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Gov. Gina Raimondo said Tuesday she might have to scale back her plan to p

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