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  • Ex-Westfield State president drops lawsuit over departure

    Former Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle has withdrawn his federal lawsuit against state and school officials blaming them for his departure, saying the legal fight's cost was too great. The Republican of Springfield reports (http://bit....
  • Chapman University settles lawsuit with wealthy O.C. donors

    A Corona del Mar couple who accused Chapman University officials of manipulating them into a $12-million donation will drop their lawsuit against the college, according to a joint announcement. Instead of suing to recoup their gift, James and...
  • See a cappella excellence in 'Sing-Off Live'

    At first glance, "The Sing-Off" might seem like just another televised singing competition, with judges, live audiences, and as always, the chance for the young, undiscovered artist to have a shot at stardom. But performers on this NBC show, with the...
  • Rauner appoints West Side pastor to Chicago State board

     Rauner appoints West Side pastor to Chicago State board
    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday announced the appointment of a West Side pastor to the Chicago State University board of trustees. The Rev. Marshall Hatch has worked as a pastor, most recently at New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Rauner's office...
  • UConn Foundation Says 'Transparency' Bills Would Chill Donors

    UConn Foundation Says 'Transparency' Bills Would Chill Donors
    Representatives of the University of Connecticut Foundation made an impassioned argument at a legislative hearing Thursday that any law forcing them to open their records to the public — even if donors' name are excluded — would impede their...
  • Next UCF Foundation leader could be hired by this summer

    Next UCF Foundation leader could be hired by this summer
    The search is already under way to find the next chief executive officer of the University of Central Florida Foundation. Last week, current leader Bob Holmes announced plans to retire as soon as his replacement is found. Holmes has faced public...
  • Suits filed against scope maker in superbug infection

    Two lawsuits target the maker of a medical scope linked to the outbreak of a superbug at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Attorney Pete Kaufman filed suit Monday on behalf of 18-year-old Aaron Young, who remains hospitalized after becoming infected,...
  • Carmen Twillie Ambar: Cedar Crest answers higher education's urgent wake-up call

    We have an exciting story to tell. Along with other colleges and universities, Cedar Crest College has faced the challenges of a very difficult period, and we have emerged better and stronger for it. In 2014 we had our largest traditional student fall...
  • NCC launching first bachelor's degree, Cedar Crest an MBA

    For the first time, students will be able to earn a bachelor's degree entirely at Northampton Community College while Cedar Crest College students will be able to earn an MBA. The two colleges announced their new programs this week, one with a special...
  • Oakton Community College to be smoke free July 1

    Following the lead of several Chicago and suburban higher education communities, officials at Oakton Community College said this week that they are preparing to meet the state's July 1 deadline for becoming a smoke-free campus. While Oakton's...
  • Lawmakers Discuss Study Bill Allowing Student-Athletes to Join a Union

    Lawmakers Discuss Study Bill Allowing Student-Athletes to Join a Union
    College athletes who generate big money for their schools ought to be allowed to join a union, the top official at the Connecticut AFL-CIO told members of the legislature's labor committee Thursday. "If someone is making money for the university, then...