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  • Ohio State denies ex-band director's defamation claims

    The reputation of Ohio State University's fired band director was not harmed by the university or anyone acting on its behalf, the school said in a court filing asking a judge to dismiss the director's $1 million defamation lawsuit. The university denied...
  • Numerous construction projects planned at Indiana University

    Work is almost complete on the $53 million School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University and it's just one of more than a dozen construction projects on the school's docket. The building will house the new school, along with dozens...
  • Brown awards college scholarships to 20 high school grads

    Brown University has awarded college scholarships to 20 high school graduates from Providence. The Ivy League school honored the recipients Wednesday evening with a ceremony in the home of Brown President Christina Paxson. The students each received a...
  • North Carolina experiencing drought for 1st time in 2 years

    Officials at the State Climate Office at N.C. State University say North Carolina is experiencing drought for the first time in at least two years. The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/1LGYucc) that the climate office says that for the past...
  • GOP Senators Push for Greater Transparency to UConn Budget Process

    Republican senators are pressing for greater¬†transparency in the University of Connecticut's budgeting process. "Over the past four years, tuition at UConn has risen 26 percent,” said Sen. Kevin Witkos, R-Canton. “That’s a major...
  • California University wants to buy back on-campus dorms

    A state-owned university wants to buy back its on-campus housing in an effort to reduce room costs. Officials said Wednesday that the California University of Pennsylvania, in southwestern Pennsylvania, has asked the State System of Higher Education to...
  • For State University System, Wait For Final Budget 'Like Watching A Pingpong Match'

    For State University System, Wait For Final Budget 'Like Watching A Pingpong Match'
    The finance committee of the Board of Regents for Higher Education's approved a $1.2 billion budget Tuesday, but it could well change next week. "Frankly, I think the uncertainty is more of a struggle than anything," said Erika Steiner, the regents'...
  • Regents Approve $1.2 Billion Budget For Next Year; Warns Of Cuts

    NEW HAVEN — The State Board of Regents for Higher Education on Thursday unanimously approved a $1.2 billion budget for next year with a warning that the budget contains substantial cutbacks. At the moment, the budget falls $18.6 million short of...
  • Corinthian Colleges debt: Whatever happened to personal responsibility?

    To the editor: Regarding the thousands of former Corinthian Colleges students with thousands of dollars in debt and worthless class credits, is there no point at which personal responsibility comes into play? ("Cancel all Corinthian Colleges student debt,...
  • Where does UC's list of 'microaggressions' end?

    To the editor: It's idiotic to limit discourse and debate because it might cause mental trauma in certain individuals. Isn't a university where we are supposed to be exposed to new and different ideas, where we are supposed to think outside our (sometimes...
  • Rick Scott vetoes: Some good, bad, 'unconscionable'

    Rick Scott vetoes: Some good, bad, 'unconscionable'
    Rick Scott took a wrecking ball to the state budget this week. He swung it one way and dashed UCF's dreams for a downtown campus. He swung it the other and took out the concert hall at the arts center. He swung it once more and destroyed all sorts...