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Court Rules Florida Universities Can’t Regulate Guns

by Gary Fineout, Associated Press | December 10, 2013
The court ruled, however, that the Florida Legislature has pre-empted the regulation of guns by [...] Read more

Bennett College Closing Dorm to Save Money

by Associated Press | December 9, 2013
Closing follows last month’s announcement that they are laying off nine of 200 overall employ [...] Read more

Princeton Starts Mass Meningitis B Vaccinations

by Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press |
The bold move comes after eight cases of on-campus infections have been reported since March. [...] Read more

2 Youngest US Senators to Introduce Legislation to Lower College Costs

by Dave Collins, Associated Press | December 8, 2013
The two youngest members of the U.S. Senate are co-sponsoring a bill aimed at lowering college [...] Read more

Alcorn State under Review for Financial Discrepancies

by Associated Press |
Alcorn State University’s chief financial officer has resigned amid an investigation of alleg [...] Read more

Separate Trials Requested in SC State Case

by Meg Kinnard, Associated Press | December 5, 2013
A businessman charged in a public corruption case involving South Carolina State University wan [...] Read more

UMASS-Amherst to Invest $2M in Dorm Security

by Associated Press |
The University of Massachusetts Amherst plans to spend more than $2 million to upgrade dormitor [...] Read more

Univ. of Cincinnati Spending More on Diversity Effort

by Associated Press | December 4, 2013
The University of Cincinnati is pumping more money into efforts to increase diversity, as some [...] Read more

State Rep Refused to Make ASU Fight Racial

by Associated Press |
State Rep. Alvin Holmes of Montgomery said he's been criticized by a former Alabama State Unive [...] Read more

Notre Dame Files Lawsuit Over Birth Control Mandate

by Tom Coyne, Associated Press | December 3, 2013
The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday filed another lawsuit against the U.S. government, sayi [...] Read more

Stillman College Begins Search for New President

by Associated Press |
Stillman College’s board of trustees is forming a presidential search committee after the res [...] Read more

Ex-University of North Carolina Professor Charged Over No-show Class

by Associated Press | December 2, 2013
A former professor at the center of an academic scandal involving athletes at the University of [...] Read more

Calif. Arab Sparks Debate Over Ethnic Mascots

by Amy Taxin, Associated Press |
On game days in Thermal, where date farms and desert surroundings evoke the Middle East and nea [...] Read more

Court: Louisiana College Lawsuit a Religious Debate

by Associated Press | December 1, 2013
The state appeals court in Lake Charles has dismissed a lawsuit brought by four former professo [...] Read more

Tulane President Pens a ‘Therapeutic’ Look Back

by Kevin McGill, Associated Press |
Scott Cowen, who is preparing to step down after 16 years as president of Tulane University in [...] Read more