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Colleges and Universities

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  • Group blasts University of Illinois for yanking Steven Salaita job offer

    Group blasts University of Illinois for yanking Steven Salaita job offer
    A report by a national group of professors says the University of Illinois violated the principles of academic freedom when it withdrew an offer of a tenured faculty appointment to Steven Salaita in 2014, shortly before he was to start teaching American...
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: April 27 News and Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, on legislative efforts to weaken environmental regulation: Here comes the latest Republican assault on environmental regulation in North Carolina. It...
  • Johns Hopkins president responds to community frustrations

    Johns Hopkins president responds to community frustrations
    Echoing sentiments from President Obama, as well as city and church leaders, Ronald J. Daniels, Johns Hopkins University president told students, faculty and staff in a letter Tuesday night that leaders must "challenge ourselves to listen and to respond"...
  • Guest column: Getting Gary students to and through college

    Guest column: Getting Gary students to and through college
    Next month will mark the sixth month of official activity of the unique partnership between the Gary Community School Corp. and Pathways to College — a partnership designed to expand the number of students attending and graduating from colleges...
  • On campus: Southland students make their marks in college

    On campus: Southland students make their marks in college
    Here's a look at some of the achievements of Southlanders in the collegiate ranks. Monmouth College Molly Weaver, a sophomore at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Ill., is a member of Colorful Voices of Praise, the school's first official gospel choir,...
  • A greedy look at Lake Michigan

    A greedy look at Lake Michigan
    For the foreseeable future, if anyone wants to live, work or invest in a place with a reliable supply of fresh water, it's right here, in Chicago and on the Great Lakes. It's time we started cashing in on this bonanza. Our neighbors in Wisconsin and...
  • To add a major -- such as computer science -- Pepperdine takes long view

     To add a major -- such as computer science -- Pepperdine takes long view
    Some Pepperdine University students and faculty want a computer science major at the Malibu campus, saying that without one, graduates are at a competitive disadvantage during their job search. Administrators say they'd be interested in the idea. But...
  • College of DuPage president, facing federal investigation, will go on medical leave

    College of DuPage president, facing federal investigation, will go on medical leave
    Faced with a sweeping federal investigation and constant criticism of his lavish spending, College of DuPage President Robert Breuder will go on medical leave beginning Wednesday, upending a plan by incoming trustees to place him on administrative leave...
  • Your neighbors

    Sophomore wins award for community service Vasiliki Argeroplos, a sophomore at Garrison Forest School in Owings Mills, was recently named a Distinguished Finalist for the 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in Maryland and won a President's...
  • Nepalese students at U of Illinois start relief effort

    A group of University of Illinois students and others from Nepal are hoping to raise $10,000 or more for earthquake relief over the next few days. Miglena Manandhar (mig-LAY'-neh man-nahnd-HAR') is a 28-year-old graduate student studying microbiology...
  • Heisman winner Archie Griffin steps down as alumni head

    Ohio State University says Archie Griffin, the only two-time winner of the Heisman Trophy, is stepping down as head of the university's alumni relations office. Griffin, president and CEO of the Ohio State Alumni Association and senior vice president for...