News Round up - Higher Education

Fraternity at University of Richmond Suspended Over Inappropriate Email

by Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press | September 13, 2016
RICHMOND, Va. ―A University of Richmond fraternity has been suspended over what the school ca [...] Read more

Ohio University Removing Roger Ailes’ Name, Returning gift

by Associated Press |
ATHENS, Ohio ― Officials say the name of Roger Ailes will be removed from a newsroom at Ohio [...] Read more

NCAA Pulls 7 Events Out of North Carolina Due to LGBT Law

by Aaron Beard, Associated Press |
Basketball-crazed North Carolina has lost its next chance to host NCAA men’s basketball tourn [...] Read more

Fired Ohio State Band Director Appeals in 2nd Lawsuit

by Associated Press | September 12, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio ― Ohio State’s fired marching band director is asking a federal appeals cour [...] Read more

Faculty Vote to Call Strike at 14 Pennsylvania Universities

by Associated Press |
HARRISBURG, Pa. ― Faculty members at Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities have voted to [...] Read more

Professor Says University Violated Tenure Rules in Firing

by Associated Press |
HATTIESBURG, Miss. ― A former professor of religion at a private university in Mississippi is [...] Read more

Teen Arrested in Shooting at Texas Fraternity Party

by Associated Press |
AUSTIN, Texas ― An 18-year-old man who admitted shooting a security guard in the foot after b [...] Read more

Security Guard Injured in Austin Fraternity House Shooting

| September 11, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas ― Officials are searching for three suspects after a security guard was injured [...] Read more

Police: 30 Hurt in Off-campus Deck Collapse in Connecticut

by Associated Press |
HARTFORD, Conn. ― A pair of crowded decks collapsed during a party at an off-campus house nea [...] Read more

Several Concerns at University of Missouri Medical School

by Associated Press |
COLUMBIA, Mo. ― The University of Missouri School of Medicine is noncompliant in several area [...] Read more

South Carolina School Says Open Records Request will Cost $250K

by Associated Press |
CHARLESTON, S.C. ― A South Carolina medical school and research hospital says it will cost mo [...] Read more

University of Texas Honoring First Blacks who Enrolled

by Ralph K.M. Haurwitz, Austin American-Statesman | September 8, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas ― When Nathaniel Bradford enrolled at the University of Texas in 1963, he could [...] Read more

Court Orders Board to Probe Professor’s Complaint About Dues

by Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press |
The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board erred when it refused to investigate a college professor [...] Read more

Texas Asks State Supreme Court to Block Track Coach Lawsuit

by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | September 7, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas ― The University of Texas recently asked the state Supreme Court to block a sex [...] Read more

Ky. Attorney General Intervenes in University Suit Against School Paper

by Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press |
FRANKFORT, Ky. ― Kentucky’s attorney general has ratcheted up his dispute with the state’ [...] Read more