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  • Pitt ousts AD Peterson

    The Sports Xchange Pitt ousts AD Peterson After losing football coach Paul Chryst to Wisconsin on Wednesday, Pittsburgh fired athletic director Steve Pederson. Randy Juhl, vice chancellor for research conduct and compliance, will take over as acting...
  • Carnett: Nothing wrong with working hard for your education

    I recently saw a group of University of California students in a newspaper photo protesting proposed tuition hikes. One student carried a placard that read: "We shouldn't need a full-time job to be full-time students." Wait. What immutable law defines...
  • Pelini, introduced at Youngstown, ripped Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange Pelini, introduced at Youngstown, ripped Nebraska Bo Pelini was introduced as Youngstown State coach on Wednesday, but his departure from Nebraska made bigger headlines. The Omaha World-Herald reported that Pelini ripped Nebraska...
  • Welcome back, Caret

    Welcome back, Caret
    In selecting University of Massachusetts System President Robert Caret as its next chancellor, the University System of Maryland has kept up a tradition of leadership by those with deep ties to the state and its higher education traditions. Mr. Caret...
  • Knock knock. Who's there? Amazon's best-selling holiday author

    It sounds like the usual setup for a knock-knock joke: Who is the best-selling author on all of Amazon.com this holiday season? Rob Elliott. Rob Elliott who? Yet it's no laughing matter for Rob Teigen, a father of five in Grand Rapids, Michigan who,...
  • White House to rate U.S. colleges

    White House to rate U.S. colleges
    The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull up their socks. The Education Department will rate institutions on their performance, intake of low-...
  • College ratings system may rank loan repayments, graduation statistics

    College ratings system may rank loan repayments, graduation statistics
    The Obama administration on Friday is releasing the rough outlines of a much-anticipated college ratings system that may grade schools on such factors as graduation rates, loan repayments and post-graduation income. Many details remain to be decided...
  • State's Budget Cuts Hit The Young And Vulnerable

    State's Budget Cuts Hit The Young And Vulnerable
    The Malloy administration's recent decision to make $48 million in emergency budget cuts, including more than $9 million in cuts to the Department of Children and Families, will have a profound effect on the state's poorest residents, including...
  • Bo Pelini rips into Nebraska after firing -- and Nebraska strikes back

    So, Bo Pelini, tell us how you feel about your former bosses at Nebraska. Not that much of it will be suitable for print -- at least not the really entertaining parts -- but, please, tell us anyway. Pelini did just that on Dec. 2, two days after being...
  • White House releases snapshot of plan to rate U.S. colleges

    The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull up their socks. The U.S. Education Department will rate institutions on their performance, intake of...
  • Caret described as transformative, assertive leader

    Caret described as transformative, assertive leader
    When Robert Caret was president of San Jose State University, he was credited with reinvigorating an urban campus mired in racial and community tension, and pushed the Silicon Valley college to embrace the Internet. In the same role at Towson University,...