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Report: Higher Education Behind on Common Core

The findings follow earlier alarms that the people who run higher education have, for the most part, gotten involved only late in the Common Core process.

A growing number of universities are offering programs to recruit and prepare Native American students for a transition to college life.

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PRINCETON, N.J. ― Police have charged a Princeton University professor with stealing lawn signs belonging to a computer repair business. Owner Ted Horodynsky tells The Times of Trenton his signs began to disappear after a traffic incident with professor John Mulvey. Horodynsky says he set up a surveillance camera that showed Mulvey driving off with […]

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Despite the obvious need for college incentive programs for this nation’s young Black men, there are plenty who complain about the special treatment these young men receive.

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Athletic director Warde Manuel says he opposes the idea of unions for college athletes, yet sees the need to provide students on athletic scholarships with additional money.

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Fewer than 10 percent of the nation’s 105 HBCUs have faculty unions. But that may be changing—due to increasing angst among faculty and greater demands for shared governance.

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OKLAHOMA CITY ― A woman said Monday that she was expelled from a private, Christian college in suburban Oklahoma City because she married her same-sex partner. Christian Minard, 22, said she received a letter last week from Southwestern Christian University notifying her of the expulsion after returning from her honeymoon in Las Vegas. Minard said […]

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WILMINGTON, N.C. ― The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has reached a settlement in a seven-year battle with a criminology professor who sued the school after he was denied a promotion. The StarNews of Wilmington reports Mike Adams will receive $50,000 in back pay and an annual salary of $75,000, which is a $9,000 […]

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In a 2-1 ruling, judges from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that barring the university from using race would ultimately lead to a less diverse student body.

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Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, activists and senior government officials gathered at Howard University to celebrate past achievements and look to the future of racial equality.

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