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Anti-Spellings Protests Backed by Faculty-Union Offshoot

by Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | February 29, 2016
RALEIGH, N.C. ― Opponents of incoming University of North Carolina President Margaret Spellin [...] Read more

University of Oregon President Plans Faculty Shakeup

by By Diane Dietz, Register-Guard |
EUGENE, Ore. ― University of Oregon President Michael Schill ― entering his ninth month as [...] Read more

Texas Dean Leaving School Because of Campus Carry Law

by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | February 25, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas ― A prominent dean at the University of Texas said Thursday he is leaving the s [...] Read more

Chicago State to End School Year Early to Save Money

by Associated Press | February 24, 2016
CHICAGO ― Chicago State University has told students and faculty that it was eliminating spri [...] Read more

New Mexico Tech Hires Stephen Wells as President

by Associated Press | February 18, 2016
SOCORRO, N.M. ― The head of a Nevada-based research institute has been named the new presiden [...] Read more

University of Arizona Dean Picked to Lead St. Mary’s College

by Associated Press |
SOUTH BEND, Ind. ― A University of Arizona administrator has been selected as the new preside [...] Read more

U. of Missouri: $2M in Donations Lost After Unrest

by Associated Press |
COLUMBIA, Mo. ― About $2 million in donations to the University of Missouri have been lost in [...] Read more

Mount St. Mary’s President Brings it to Tumultuous Crossroads

by David Dishneau, Associated Press |
EMMITSBURG, Md. ― Everyone at Mount St. Mary’s University eats at Patriot Hall ― students [...] Read more

Louisiana Higher Education Leaders Say They’re not Using Scare Tactics

by Melinda DeSlatte, Associated Press | February 17, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. ― Higher education leaders pushed back Wednesday at suggestions they are exa [...] Read more

Montana Settles Ex-player’s Claim; Won’t Revive Rape Case

by Matt Volz, Associated Press |
HELENA, Mont. ― The state decided to settle claims that the University of Montana mishandled [...] Read more

Resignations Increase Among Faculty at University of Iowa

by Associated Press |
IOWA CITY, Iowa ― The University of Iowa experienced a 36.4 percent increase in faculty resig [...] Read more

Providence College Vows Inclusivity After Sit-in Over Racism

by Associated Press |
PROVIDENCE, R.I. ― The president of a Catholic college in Rhode Island is promising to create [...] Read more

Foote, Former University of Miami President, Dies

by Diverse Staff | February 16, 2016
Edward Thaddeus “Tad” Foote II, who guided the University of Miami into higher education pr [...] Read more

University to Give Students Break From Early-morning Classes

by Associated Press |
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. ― A university in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is giving nearly a [...] Read more

Clarion University Provost Named Frostburg State President

by Associated Press |
FROSTBURG, Md. ― Frostburg State University has a new president. The University System of Mar [...] Read more