News Round up - Higher Education

2 Kansas Fraternities on Probation for Hazing

by Associated Press | December 21, 2015
LAWRENCE, Kan. ― Two fraternities at the University of Kansas are on probation for hazing. Th [...] Read more

Eastern Michigan University Getting New Interim President

by Associated Press |
YPSILANTI, Mich. ― Eastern Michigan University’s board has appointed a retired school o [...] Read more

Report: Muhammad Leaving Schomburg Center for Harvard

by Diverse Staff | December 20, 2015
Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad is leaving his position as director of Harlem’s Schomburg Center f [...] Read more

Michigan State President Rejects Raise; Trustees Create Scholarship

by Associated Press |
EAST LANSING, Mich. ― Michigan State University is creating a scholarship to honor its presid [...] Read more

Jackson State Raises Non-Black Enrollment, Gains Control of Endowment

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press |
JACKSON, Miss. ― Jackson State University will become the second of Mississippi’s three [...] Read more

State Watchdog Investigating Northern Illinois President Doug Baker

by Associated Press |
DEKALB, Ill. ― A state watchdog agency has been investigating Northern Illinoi University Pre [...] Read more

Group Calls For Sensitivity Training at Missouri University

| December 17, 2015
by Associated Press COLUMBIA, Mo.  – The St. Louis chapter of the Council on American-Is [...] Read more

Rochester Community College President Resigns Under Fire

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by Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. — The embattled president of Rochester Community and Te [...] Read more

Wheaton College Professor Put on Leave for Wearing Hijab

by Jason Keyser and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press | December 16, 2015
CHICAGO ― A professor at a suburban Chicago Christian college who has been placed on administ [...] Read more

Lawsuit Alleges Hazing Led to University Student’s Suicide

by Associated Press |
ALTOONA, Pa. — The family of a Penn State-Altoona student who jumped to his death off the roo [...] Read more

WVSU President Brian Hemphill Named President of Radford

by Associated Press |
RADFORD, Va. ― West Virginia State University President Brian O. Hemphill has been named pres [...] Read more

University of Missouri Teaching Waivers Scrutinized

| December 14, 2015
by Associated Press COLUMBIA, Mo. — A new report shows that almost 40 percent of tenure-track [...] Read more

Jewish Man Says Christian School Didn’t Hire Him Over Faith

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by Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. – A Portland man says a small private Christian colleg [...] Read more

Student Won’t Receive Degree Despite Disability Accommodation

by Eric Freedman | December 13, 2015
A nursing student who failed a mandatory test four times in a required course despite disabilit [...] Read more

Northern Indiana College Granted Waiver From LGBT Law

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by Associated Press MISHAWAKA, Ind. — A northern Indiana school is among the more than two do [...] Read more