10 juin 2019

Chapman Subpoenaed for 9 Students' Records

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. University inquiry sees no signs employees broke laws, but finds donations close in time to admissions decisions on donors' children. Plus, more parents plead guilty and a son arrested for attacking father. More...

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The Presidents Meet the Students

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. At Inside Higher Ed conference, college leaders will have chance to meet with junior high students to talk about the importance of higher education. More...

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South Florida's President Donates $20 Million

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Many presidents make donations to their colleges and universities, but a gift announced Wednesday stands out in its size. More...

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7 Shot at Party Ball State Students Attended

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Several people were shot early Saturday morning at a party in a house a few blocks from the campus of Ball State University. Local press reports indicate that many Ball State students were at the party, and that they heard dozens of shots fired. More...

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Outrage Over College Republican Statement on Alabama Law

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Students and others are criticizing the College Republicans at Birmingham-Southern College for a now-deleted Instagram post that praised the new Alabama law effectively banning abortion in the state. The anger is over a comparison made in the post between the four black girls murdered in a church bombing in 1963 in Birmingham, and the fetuses aborted in the state today (the post called them "babies"). Students held a rally Friday. More...

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If Dad Bribes Your Way In, Can You Sue to Stay?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Lawsuit raises new questions on scandal. Plus scandal updates: Were applicants urged to falsely claim minority status? A new film is in the works. An ex-coach pleads guilty. More...

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‘Fulfilling the Promise’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. High school counselors play a key role in helping students prepare for college and find a college that will be a good fit for their goals. Yet many school districts finance counseling with minimal resources, leaving some counselors with hundreds of students to advise. More...

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U of Mount Union Ends Methodist Affiliation

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Mount Union, in Ohio, has ended its affiliation with the United Methodist Church, citing the decision of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church in February to strengthen the church’s prohibitions on performing same-sex marriages and ordaining gay and lesbian clergy, over the opposition of Methodist colleges and universities in the U.S. More...

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Duke Will Settle No-Poaching Suit for $54.5M

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Duke University has agreed to pay $54.5 million to settle an antitrust suit charging that it agreed with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill not to raid faculty members in some medical fields at the two institutions, The Wall Street Journal reported. More...

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Dozens Walk Out on Pence Commencement Speech

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Dozens of students and faculty members walked out on Vice President Pence when he gave the commencement speech at Taylor University Saturday, The Indianapolis Star reported. More...

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