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  • UF president will visit Winter Park's Full Sail University this week on listening tour

    UF president will visit Winter Park's Full Sail University this week on listening tour
    The new University of Florida president is scheduled to visit Winter Park's Full Sail University this week, the university announced. Kent Fuchs, who took over the helm at the Gainesville university on Jan. 1, will meet with UF donors and alumni as part...
  • Some Hogan budget cuts stretch for years

    When Gov. Larry Hogan released his cost-cutting budget last week, he called it the "first step among many" to pare back state spending. His second step was already tucked into another document, which asks the legislature for many long-term, permanent...
  • Ex-aide writes about being Obama's friend, valet and 'surrogate son'

     Ex-aide writes about being Obama's friend, valet and 'surrogate son'
    President Barack Obama's former personal assistant has penned a memoir, sidestepping public policy for the most part but dishing on the president's likes and dislikes. Obama loathes fast food, fried foods and mayonnaise, writes Reggie Love, who was...
  • College of DuPage: 'Taxpayers do not count. Insiders do.'

    College of DuPage: 'Taxpayers do not count. Insiders do.'
    Trustees at the College of DuPage moved last week to catapult President Robert Breuder a few years before his contract expires. But don't feel bad for him. He will float pleasantly to Earth with a golden parachute worth more than $750,000 in severance....
  • Trial in medical research scandal at Duke postponed

    DURHAM, N.C. A judge in Durham County Superior Court has postponed the first civil trial against Duke University by the estate of a patient who had enrolled in one of a trio of clinical cancer studies that were based on bogus science. The case is part of...
  • Hogan plan would cut budgets for years to come

    Beyond spending cuts for next year, Gov. Larry Hogan is asking the General Assembly for an array of permanent, long-term budget reductions — for public schools, private colleges, libraries and economic development aid for farmers. The sweeping...
  • College addresses national issue by tracking data to boost graduation rates

    ATLANTA When Aundrea Nattiel goes in for a session with her college adviser at Georgia State University, there are no secrets. A detailed computer profile provides information about every class taken and every grade earned by Nattiel during her time at...
  • USC students to perform at 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

    USC students to perform at 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
    It started with a single voice, Italian opera singer Lucia Amato singing a traditional Jewish folk melody while she was imprisoned in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland during World War II. Ambrose Soehn, a student working at theĀ ...
  • Marcus Borg, scholar who challenged literal view of Jesus, dies at 72

    Marcus Borg, scholar who challenged literal view of Jesus, dies at 72
    Marcus Borg, the theologian and writer who became one of the best known New Testament scholars to challenge the literal view of the biblical Jesus and to question the supernatural acts associated with his life, died Wednesday at his home in Portland, Ore....
  • 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...
  • 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...