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  • Purdue adopts 'Chicago principles' to protect free speech

    A new policy at Purdue University stresses its commitment to free speech regardless of how "unwelcome, disagreeable or even deeply offensive" the language is. Trustees this month approved a policy modeled on free speech principles first approved by the...
  • Illinois bill aims for local police to investigate college campus sexual assaults

     Illinois bill aims for local police to investigate college campus sexual assaults
    When state Rep. David Harris learned about Northern Illinois University campus police botching a sexual assault investigation, he believed he had to act. The NIU case was one of a stream of cases from around the country that campus police and...
  • University of Akron spent $111K on name-change idea

    The University of Akron spent $111,000 in grant money on consultants to rebrand the school and determine if it should change its name. A name change was one of the ideas floated as officials discussed recently how to further differentiate the...
  • Temple University demotes physics department head charged with federal crimes

    PHILADELPHIA The chairman of Temple University's physics department lost his leadership post Friday, one day after federal authorities accused him of illegally sharing sensitive U.S. technology with entities in China. Xiaoxing Xi, a naturalized U.S....
  • Missouri Southern State pulled interns from Jefferson City before learning of controversy

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Missouri Southern State University officials say they did not know about the inappropriate text messages a 19-year-old intern from their school exchanged with former House Speaker John Diehl, 49, when they pulled their interns out of...
  • Frat 'early warning system' in works at Penn State?

    Frat 'early warning system' in works at Penn State?
    Penn State President Eric Barron wants to create an "early warning system" to identify when fraternities have slipped academically or otherwise "so you can catch it before it becomes something you have to investigate or adjudicate." In addition, he...
  • Rutgers urged to cancel ocean blasting off New Jersey coast

    The New Jersey Senate president and a congressman representing the Jersey shore are asking Rutgers University to cancel planned research that involves blasting the ocean floor with sound waves. Senate President Steve Sweeney and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone...
  • High school students can earn college credit on D300 campuses

    District 300 is making it easier for high students to earn college credit. For several years, the district's high school students, primarily seniors, have been able to take classes at Elgin Community College and earn dual credits that count toward both...
  • Two Former Students Face Federal Charges Over Wesleyan Overdoses

    Two Former Students Face Federal Charges Over Wesleyan Overdoses
    NEW HAVEN — Federal authorities charged two former Wesleyan University students Friday with selling the synthetic party drug Molly, which resulted in the hospitalization of at least a dozen students on two occasions during the 2014-15 school year....
  • Private Colleges, Hospitals Could Pay More Taxes Under Bill That Passes In The House

    Private Colleges, Hospitals Could Pay More Taxes Under Bill That Passes In The House
    HARTFORD — Private colleges could end up paying property taxes on off-campus houses used as student housing, if a bill that passed the House on Thursday also passes the Senate and is signed by the governor. The bill gained some momentum from an...
  • Hogan sells families short

    Hogan sells families short
    Gov. Larry Hogan finally was able to have a "triumphant" moment when he unilaterally lowered tolls that will cost the Maryland Transportation Authority $54 million per year in funding that could have been used to rehabilitate our infrastructure or plan,...