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  • SUNY students from across the state to meet with legislators

    State University of New York students from across the state are heading to the Capitol to meet with state lawmakers and press issues of concern, like the cost of textbooks and availability of on-campus child care. Lori Mould is a graduate student at...
  • U.Va. board considers tuition hike, vote expected this week

    Students would pay more to attend the University of Virginia if a proposed tuition increase is approved. The proposal includes a 3.6 percent increase for in-state undergraduate students and a 3.7 percent hike for out-of-state undergraduates. Tuition for...
  • Purdue University official seeking raises for faculty

    A Purdue University official is requesting raises for the school's faculty. Purdue University Senate Chairwoman Patricia Hart says faculty members have received less than a six percent raise over the past five years. She says that's the second smallest...
  • Suburban Philadelphia college campus on alert after assaults

    West Chester University says two students were assaulted during attempted robberies near campus and another was sexually assaulted in a dormitory in separate incidents last week. The state-owned university outside Philadelphia warned students to be alert...
  • Affirmative action thrives at most selective colleges

    WASHINGTON Colleges across the country are trying to diversify their freshman classes, but are doing so on an ever-changing legal terrain about whether, and to what extent, they may consider race in admissions policy. Higher education groups have new...
  • Ex-prosecutor, alum becomes Grove City College president

    A former federal prosecutor and 1980 graduate has become the ninth president of Grove City College in western Pennsylvania. Paul McNulty was installed as president Monday at the private, Christian liberal arts college about 55 miles north of Pittsburgh....
  • Georgia Tech's Bamford named new AD at UMass

    The University of Massachusetts has selected a high-ranking athletics administrator at Georgia Tech with New England roots to be its new director of athletics. Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy on Monday announced the appointment of Ryan Bamford. Bamford has...
  • Former TSA chief learning the ropes as university president

    Three weeks into his tenure at Anderson University, John Pistole is embarked on a crash course about how to be a university president and is relishing the challenge. "I worked two weeks and then spring break. What's not to like?" Pistole joked Monday...
  • Fraternities lobby against campus rape investigations

    College fraternities and sororities,concerned that students accused of sexual assault are treated unfairly, are pushing Congress to make it harder for universities to investigate rape allegations. The groups' political arm plans to bring scores of...
  • Police: 1 dead, 4 injured in shooting near Tenn. university

    Police say one person has died and four others were injured in a shooting near a college campus in northern Tennessee. Clarksville Police spokeswoman Natalie Hall says officers responded just before 9 p.m. Monday to a report of shots fired. She says...
  • Chief: Shooting near Edinboro campus was drug-related heist

    An Edinboro University student charged with shooting two others in an off-campus apartment was being robbed of drugs by the victims, who will likely also face charges, police said Tuesday. The shooting suspect, 20-year-old Devin Stevenson of Franklin,...