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  • Knock knock. Who's there? Amazon's best-selling holiday author

    It sounds like the usual setupfor a knock-knock joke: Who is the best-selling author on all ofAmazon.com this holiday season? Rob Elliott. RobElliott who? Yet it's no laughing matter for Rob Teigen, a father of fivein Grand Rapids, Michigan who, under...
  • 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...
  • Caret: a man with 'vision and charisma'

    Caret: a man with 'vision and charisma'
    There was a moment when I realized that Bob Caret just might be crazy. It was in 2005, during one of the periodic meetings I had with the then-Towson University president. He was laying out his vision for what he called a "metropolitan university." To Mr....
  • Critics say college graduation rates don't tell the whole story

    Critics say college graduation rates don't tell the whole story
    Pushing public colleges and universities to increase graduation rates has become a key objective for President Obama and California Gov. Jerry Brown, among others, as they seek to hold higher education institutions more accountable. Encouraging students...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • New York Community College VP Chosen To Lead Housatonic

    A New York state community college vice president has been selected as the new president for Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport. Paul Broadie II, currently vice president for student services at the state University of New York Orange County...
  • Jack PosnikoffJuly 22, 1927 - October 31, 2014

    Jack Posnikoff, MD died on October 31 at his home in Palm Desert, California with family by his side.  Jack was born in July 1927 in a small town on the Saskatchewan (Canada) prairie to Russian immigrant parents.  Jack’s family left Saskatchewan and...
  • Towson University president resigns for health reasons

    Towson University president resigns for health reasons
    Towson University President Maravene Loeschke, who had been on leave since August after having been diagnosed with cancer, announced her resignation Thursday. "It is [the] deepest sadness of my life that I find I must resign as president of Towson...
  • People on the Move: Chambers announce board appointments

    People on the Move: Chambers announce board appointments
    Promotions, hiring and recognition at South Florida employers. Public relations, advertising Adrienne Mazzone has been named president of TransMedia Group in Boca Raton. She was most recently executive vice president. The American Advertising...