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  • The siren call of ... Florida, home of sinkholes and hurricanes?

    The siren call of ... Florida, home of sinkholes and hurricanes?
    Déjà vu, anyone? Rick Scott, the governor of Florida, is coming this way next month to try to lure California businesses to the place that calls itself the Sunshine State. Last time this happened, it was another big-talking governor named Rick -- Rick...
  • UCF hires consultants to help evaluate Hitt

    UCF hires consultants to help evaluate Hitt
    University of Central Florida trustees are taking a deeper look at President John Hitt's salary and his performance running the second largest university in the country. As part of the president's job evaluation that's done every three years, the board...
  • GSU gets national award

    GSU gets national award
    The growth in student enrollment and programs at Governors State University and its transformation into a four-year school have been recognized on a national level. GSU President Elaine Maimon was in Washington D.C. earlier this month to receive the...
  • East Stroudsburg to retain two music professors

    East Stroudsburg University has reached a settlement with its faculty union over plans to close its music department. The university announced Thursday that it will retain two music faculty members who were to be retrenched at the end of this semester....
  • 25 things to love about Bowie and Crofton

    25 things to love about Bowie and Crofton
    With almost 80,000 residents between them, it's easy to see why people live, work and play in Crofton and Bowie. From fine dining to sporting events to a night at the theatre, there's no shortage of things to do in both areas. An easy commute to the...
  • Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today

    Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today
    1. How much should the presidents of Connecticut’s state colleges and universities be compensated? The Board of Regents will discuss salaries for the institutions top officials at a meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. at Capital Community College in...
  • ISU suspends Alpha Tau Omega chapter for alleged violations

    Indiana State University officials have suspended the campus' chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity for allegedly violating a 2013 campus probation agreement. ISU spokesman Dave Taylor tells the Tribune-Star (http://bit.ly/1HKjr7e ) the school is...
  • Former Naval Academy commandant tapped to lead Delaware college

    Former Naval Academy commandant tapped to lead Delaware college
    Former U.S. Naval Academy Commandant Robert E. Clark II has been selected as the next president of Delaware's oldest college. The Wesley College board of trustees on Wednesday announced Clark will begin work as the college's 17th president on July 15....
  • Illinois bill would bar public funds for graduation speakers

    A proposal in the Illinois House would bar public universities from paying commencement speakers with public funds. The News-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1HN1lhI ) reports the bill passed a House committee Wednesday. Bill sponsor Rep. Reggie Phillips, R-...
  • Tiger Woods donates to UMES scholarship

    Tiger Woods donates to UMES scholarship
    The University of Maryland Eastern Shore said on Thursday it has its first individual donor to a scholarship fund honoring the late professional golf pioneer Charlie Sifford. The donor: Tiger Woods. UMES officials said on Thursday that the PGA Tour...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    NCHE ZAMA, MD, PhD has returned to Pocono Medical Center to lead the Cardiothoracic Surgery Program. Under his previous leadership, PMC gained national recognition as one of the highest rated cardiothoracic programs for quality in the nation. He...