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  • Merge Chicago State into UIC

    A Cook County judge recently upheld a verdict in favor of James Crowley, an employee whistleblower who asserted that administrators at Chicago State University engaged in misconduct. Those improprieties will now cost Chicago State in excess of $3 million....
  • Longtime Manchester Educator Enjoyed Students' 'Life Experiences'

    Richard Day, a professor at Manchester Community College for 27 years, died on July 22. He was 79. Day, who was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Manchester when he was 5, graduated from Manchester High School in 1952. He received his undergraduate...
  • PASSINGS: George Barrett, Enrique Zileri, Valeri Petrov, Steven R. Nagel

     George Barrett Tennessee lawyer fought for civil rights  George Barrett, 86, a Tennessee lawyer who represented civil rights plaintiffs for more than 50 years and helped end segregation of the state's universities, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
  • Ebola screening added to intake procedures for some U. of I. international students

    Ebola screening added to intake procedures for some U. of I. international students
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, while conducting its usual health screenings of international students this semester, devoted a few extra minutes to discussing the Ebola outbreak with those who arrived from the West African countries...
  • New UCF TV ad redeems last year's flop

    New UCF TV ad redeems last year's flop
    At long last, UCF's chance at redemption is here. It's finally game day. And the Knights have the potential to make up for last year's embarrassment. Not on the field. The 2013 football season was the best in school history. The team went 12-1 and...
  • GCC aims at state transfer goal

    State community college officials unveiled a new goal this week to increase the number of students who transfer to four-year schools, or earn certificates or degrees, and Glendale Community College will need to make some gains to reach the target....
  • CNU, William and Mary face budget cuts in wake of Virginia shortfall

    A projected $882 million state budget shortfall will affect local public universities this year, as Christopher Newport University and the College of William and Mary both say they expect to receive less money from the state. Lori Jacobs, a spokeswoman...
  • North Broward moves ahead on education corridor

    Four cities in northern Broward County are making progress on creating an education corridor – using walkable roads, bike lanes and bus shelters to connect a web of high schools, colleges and career centers. Many of the transportation-related...
  • Study shows retention of U. of I. international students

    Study shows retention of U. of I. international students
    While the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has more international students than any other public campus in the country, the majority of them leave the area after graduation, a new report has found. About 17 percent of foreign student graduates...
  • Former Project Runway designer Amanda Perna opens studio in Delray Beach

    Former Project Runway designer Amanda Perna opens studio in Delray Beach
    On the fringe of downtown Delray Beach, Project Runway contestant Amanda Perna has set up her first studio, House of Perna. The studio, in an area called Artist's Alley, looks like a typical warehouse — except for the well-dressed mannequin at the...
  • S.F. College evaluators proposed probation, not more severe sanctions

    S.F. College evaluators proposed probation, not more severe sanctions
    The private panel that moved last year to revoke the accreditation of City College of San Francisco has admitted in a court filing that all 15 members of its evaluation team recommended a less punitive sanction. In the document, filed earlier this month...