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  • Southeast Missouri State names new president

    Carlos Vargas-Aburto will become the 18th president of Southeast Missouri State starting July 1, the university said Wednesday. Vargas-Aburto has been acting president of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania since July. He was among four finalists for the...
  • Former Va. legislator George Grayson is dead at 76

    Retired college professor and former state legislator George Grayson died Wednesday. He was 76. John McGlennon, a faculty colleague at the College of William and Mary, says the cause of death was an apparent heart attack. Grayson was an emeritus...
  • College Notes for March 4

    College concert, fair, honors and more. College of Lake County, Grayslake College fair: The Illinois Regional College Fair will be held at 6 p.m. March 12 at the College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St. It's a great place for families to...
  • Weather closes Penn State for first time in 8 years

    Penn State's main campus is closed for the first time in eight years due to icy roads and forecasts for more snow. The university says dining halls will remain open Wednesday and a 6 p.m. men's basketball game is still on, but the library and fitness...
  • How grievance culture undercuts the fight against rape culture

    How grievance culture undercuts the fight against rape culture
    If you've been following the national conversation about campus sexual assault, you need to see the new documentary "The Hunting Ground." You need to see it not because the prognoscenti — my portmanteau word for left-leaning members of the...
  • Valencia student rides bus for 2 hours to get to school

    Valencia student rides bus for 2 hours to get to school
    Alexandrea Castro opens her bedroom door into the shadows, leaving the light off so she won't wake her sleeping mother. She uses her cell phone as a flashlight to see through the garage and navigate outside into the 40-degree chill. Within minutes,...
  • Classes that go off the grid help students focus

    Classes that go off the grid help students focus
    USC professor Geoffrey Cowan is a scholar of free speech and communication. But Cowan, the former dean of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, insists that students sometimes should be cut off from the social media and websites that...
  • Seminole State College trustees are reappointed

    Seminole State College trustees are reappointed
    Gov. Rick Scott reappointed two trustees at Seminole State College of Florida, the school announced this week. Wendy Brandon and Jeffrey Bauer will serve another term that expires May 31, 2018 to run the community college that is based in the Sanford...
  • Margaret Fallers, anthropologist and U. of C. administrator, dies

    Margaret Fallers was trained as an anthropologist, which served her well in solving problems of students, staff and faculty during a 20-year career as associate provost and affirmative action officer at the University of Chicago, one colleague said. "I...
  • Unlike years past, only 3 want to be Penn State trustees

    Could it be Happy Valley is happy again? Ever since the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal roiled Pennsylvania State University, dozens of candidates have vied each year for three open alumni seats on its board of trustees. A record 80 or so...
  • Local programs make lifelong learning economical for seniors

    Local programs make lifelong learning economical for seniors
    Keeping one's mind active and sharp is just as important as staying physically fit as the years tick by. In the Orlando area, affordable continuing education helps today’s active seniors live more engaged lives in a variety of ways. “The...