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  • College of DuPage trustees largely silent on president's big buyout

    College of DuPage trustees largely silent on president's big buyout
    Erin Birt had just voted for one of the biggest severance packages for a public employee in Illinois history, but she couldn't — or wouldn't — explain it. The chairwoman of the College of DuPage board of trustees, Birt repeatedly declined to...
  • Obama library plan is a reminder of bad blood between community, U. of C.

    Obama library plan is a reminder of bad blood between community, U. of C.
    While many South Side residents share the hope that the library honoring the first African-American president will be built in the community where President Barack Obama rose to prominence, some are suspicious of the University of Chicago's motives for...
  • Jobs, economy is priority for Florida College System in 2015

    Jobs, economy is priority for Florida College System in 2015
    Florida businesses need an academically and technologically prepared workforce to succeed, which makes the strength of our higher education system a major factor in attracting new business to Florida. We are fortunate to have the Florida College System as...
  • Ray Nagel dies at 87; former UCLA quarterback, Rams exec

    Ray Nagel dies at 87; former UCLA quarterback, Rams exec
    Ray Nagel, a UCLA quarterback in the 1940s who became a college football coach and athletic director before a stint in the front office of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1980s, has died. He was 87. Nagel died Jan. 15 in San Antonio, according to the...
  • U. of C. should buy Obama library land

    What’s one of the biggest problems in the area bounding Washington Park or Jackson Park? Depopulation. If the University of Chicago wants the Barack Obama presidential library, why doesn’t it buy the land? The neighborhoods around the...
  • Grand Canyon concessionaire seeks exclusive rights to names of iconic park lodges

    To those who know and love the Grand Canyon, the names of its historic lodges are synonymous with the national park itself. Phantom Ranch, Bright Angel Lodge, El Tovar — all bring to mind a place coveted worldwide for its sweeping views, river...
  • UCF seeks expanded entrepreneur program

     UCF seeks expanded entrepreneur program
    University of Central Florida is aiming to become a major location for a national entrepreneurial program by the National Science Foundation, called I-Corps. The university is already a pilot location for the program, the first in Florida, with its...
  • 01/26: Business events

    01/26: Business events
    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • LSSC President Charles Mojock retiring Dec. 31

    LSSC President Charles Mojock retiring Dec. 31
    LEESBURG — When he became president of what was then Lake-Sumter Community College in 2002, Charles Mojock joked that he took the job because he wanted a shorter title. He had come from Daytona Beach Community College, where his title was a...
  • University of Illinois' internal policies

    The University of Illinois needs to look much deeper and further than just tuition for why Illinois students and their parents might be choosing other schools. Does its operating culture serve the students or preservation of its bureaucracy? Do its...
  • College divestment campaigns may alienate alumni

    To the editor: One potential impact that I think this article overlooked is the loss of financial support from alumni like myself and scores of other donors. ("More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable," Jan. 21) When UCLA's...