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  • U of Illinois president puts raise talk off over budget

    University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen said the school will put off any consideration of raises for the coming school year until the state budget situation is settled. Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats could not agree on a 2016 budget before...
  • Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts

    Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts
    Beginning in April 2017, the trustees of the Glendale Community College board are expected to be elected from five separate districts within Glendale, according to a plan the board agreed to adopt earlier this month. College officials began looking to...
  • Why the gov't let many trade schools become diploma mills

    How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and many lawmakers suggest, why didn't they stop it? In...
  • Just how green are state governments?

    WASHINGTON When President Barack Obama this spring ordered federal agencies to cut their greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade to 40 percent below 2008 levels the concept was hardly novel to state governments. For years, governors and legislatures...
  • A closer look at Jeb Bush's tax returns, personal finances

    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has posted more than three decades of tax returns online, revealing he has earned nearly $28 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion in 2007 and paid an effective federal income tax rate of roughly...
  • Former Cornell president begins leading Smithsonian in DC

    A heart doctor and Ivy League university president is taking charge of the Smithsonian Institution. David Skorton, the former president of Cornell University, begins his tenure Wednesday as the 13th secretary of the Smithsonian. Skorton says the...
  • A college balks at Hillary Clinton's fee, books Chelsea for $65,000 instead

    A college balks at Hillary Clinton's fee, books Chelsea for $65,000 instead
    When the University of Missouri at Kansas City was looking for a celebrity speaker to headline its gala luncheon marking the opening of a women's hall of fame, one of the names that came to mind was Hillary Rodham Clinton. But when the former...
  • Despite tuition increase, Broward College still a bargain

    Record employment rates and rising wages for many occupations and industries are now buoyed by a booming South Florida economy, leading to employee retention and increasing difficulty in finding qualified workers for new job openings. The New York Times...
  • Green Cay gives two $2,500 environmental scholarships

    Amber Rutstein, 18, of Jupiter and Thomas Janetos, 17, of Plantation will head off to college this fall with $2,500 toward their college tuition, thanks to an environmental scholarship from Green Cay Nature Center. The scholarship program, founded in...
  • Jury rejects conservative's bias suit against U. Iowa dean

    The former dean of the University of Iowa law school didn't commit illegal political discrimination when she passed over a conservative lawyer for teaching jobs, a jury ruled Monday. After a six-day trial, a federal jury in Davenport rejected Teresa...
  • On campus: Southland residents make their marks in college

    Here is a look at what some Southlanders have achieved in college, according to releases from the schools: Trinity International University •Several Southlanders were among the graduates from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Trinity...