13 janvier 2020

North Carolina Loses $1.5M Over Silent Sam Deal

HomeBy Elin Johnson. After striking up a deal to pass off the controversial Silent Sam statue, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has lost $1.5 million worth of grant money, according to WRAL.com. More...

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Dems Boycott Debate Over Loyola Marymount Worker Dispute

HomeBy Elin Johnson. A labor dispute between employees at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles could derail the upcoming Democratic presidential candidate debate, The New York Times reports. More...

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Kennesaw State Settles Anthem Kneeling Lawsuit

HomeBy Elin Johnson. After Kennesaw State University made the decision to prevent five of its cheerleaders from protesting during the national anthem, Georgia taxpayers will now be fronting the $145,000 legal settlement. More...

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Edgewood Removes Planned Parenthood Link From Website

HomeBy Elin JohnsonEdgewood College students are protesting and requesting an apology after the college removed a link to Planned Parenthood from its website, reports Channel 3000. More...

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BYU Idaho Retracts Earlier Medicaid Decision

HomeBy Elin Johnson. Brigham Young University in Idaho has withdrawn and apologized for its decision earlier this month to not allow students to enroll in classes if their only health insurance was Medicaid, reports The Salt Lake Tribune. More...

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12 janvier 2020

Private Foundations Exempt From FOIA in Virginia, Court Says

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The foundation for the public George Mason University is not covered by the state’s public records laws, the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled Thursday. More...

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Higher Ed Inflation Lands at 2.5 Percent for 2019

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Colleges and universities in the United States experienced cost increases of 2.5 percent in the fiscal year that ended in June 2019, according to the Higher Education Price Index, a long-running measure of higher education inflation. More...

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Academy of Art Settles Over Affordable Housing

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The Academy of Art University will pay about $38 million in cash so San Francisco can build affordable housing under a new agreement to resolve years-old claims that the institution illegally converted affordable housing units into student housing. More...

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Tufts Strikes Sackler Name From Campus

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Tufts will remove the name of a family closely linked to opioids from its medical campus as it releases a report on decades of donations. Family's lawyer calls the decision "intellectually dishonest," but fundraising experts see needed reckoning with the past. More...

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A Bribe or a Donation?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Parents fighting charges in admissions scandal don't deny giving money to colleges. But legal brief argues that the transactions are donations. More...

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