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Monica Levitan

Cheyney President Announces New Fundraising Campaign to Improve School Budget

by | March 6, 2019
Although there have been concerns by the head of the Pennsylvania’s state system about Cheyne [...] Read more

Rider University Dean Steps Down From Post After University Blocks Chick-Fil-A From Coming to Campus

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Dr. Cynthia Newman, dean of the College of Business Administration at Rider University, has ste [...] Read more

UMass to Launch New National Online College for Adult Learners

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University of Massachusetts (UMass) System president Martin T. Meehan has announced that the sy [...] Read more

Pablo Avila: Empowering Professors in the Classroom

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For Pablo Avila, working in higher education wasn’t something that he thought he’d ever be [...] Read more

MSU Denver Obtains HSI Status

by | March 5, 2019
Metropolitan State University (MSU) Denver has recently earned Hispanic-serving institution (HS [...] Read more

AKA Sorority Gives $100K Pledge to West Virginia State University

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In partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (A [...] Read more

Study: Women Principal Investigators Receive Less Funding Than Men

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On average, first-time women principal investigators scientists receive $41,000 less than men, [...] Read more

Community College Administrator Focuses on Student Success

by | March 4, 2019
Dr. J. Gregory “Greg” Hodges began his career as a third grade public school teacher, and h [...] Read more

Ithaca College, Cornell University Priest Temporarily Suspended Amid Sexual Abuse Allegation

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Rev. Carsten Martensen, a priest who has served at Ithaca College and Cornell University, has b [...] Read more

Mark A. Brown Appointed Chief Operating Officer of Federal Student Aid

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has announced the appointment of Mark A. Brown as chief [...] Read more

Southern Vermont College to Shut Down After Spring Semester

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As a result of a decline in student enrollment and related budget issues, Southern Vermont Coll [...] Read more

Racial Equality, Social Justice Advocate Dr. Bill Jenkins Dies at 73

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Dr. Bill Jenkins, an advocate for racial equality and social justice who tried to stop the Tusk [...] Read more

Senate Investigators Concerned About China’s Involvement in Over 100 U.S. Colleges

by | March 3, 2019
Senate investigators have voiced their concern about China having opened government-run centers [...] Read more

Trump Pledges to Sign Free Speech ‘Executive Order’ on College Campuses

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During a speech over the weekend at the Conservative Political Action Conference, President Don [...] Read more

Pew Survey: 73 Percent of Americans Say Race, Ethnicity Should Not Be Considered In Admissions

by | February 28, 2019
According to findings from a new Pew Research Center survey, 73 percent of Americans say colleg [...] Read more