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Colleges and Universities

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  • Lawmakers want investigation into Sweet Briar College

    A group of state lawmakers is calling for the Virginia attorney general to investigate Sweet Briar College's use of state funded tuition assistance in light of the college's recent decision to close. Lawmakers announced Tuesday they are circulating a...
  • Proposal to limit TOPS program wins Louisiana Senate support

    Ignoring opposition from Gov. Bobby Jindal, state senators agreed Wednesday to put cost controls on Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program. The Senate voted 27-9 for the bill by Sen. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, which has the backing of higher...
  • UConn Students Protest Discrimination On Campus

    UConn Students Protest Discrimination On Campus
    STORRS — About UConn 25 students, many carrying signs and wearing red duct tape over their mouths, attended a Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday to tell the administration that they must do more to address racist, sexist and homophobic incidents on...
  • Letters to the editor

    College tuition waivers should end In a recent letter to the editor, Linda Brookhart, the executive director of the State Universities Annuitants Association, a lobbyist group that advocates for the preservation and protection of the pensions, health...
  • Biden tells U. of I. students to stand up against sexual violence

    Biden tells U. of I. students to stand up against sexual violence
    Vice President Joe Biden stood in front of a room of University of Illinois students Thursday and talked candidly about a subject that has long been taboo on college campuses. His message was clear: It is up to them — particularly young men...
  • Ohio university removes posters for 'straight pride' week

    Posters promoting a "straight pride" week at a northeast Ohio university were removed this week after student leaders determined that the message went beyond free speech. Youngstown State University student government leaders told WKBN-TV they decided to...
  • Correction: Columbia University-Gender Bias Suit story

    In a story April 23 about a gender bias lawsuit, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a Columbia University spokesman. He is Robert Hornsby, not Roger Hornsby. A corrected version of the story is below: Columbia student alleges gender...
  • US hostage killed in drone strike was former NY professor

    The American aid worker killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan was a former professor at a state college in upstate New York. Officials at the State University of New York at Oswego said in a statement Thursday that Warren Weinstein was a political...
  • Four Things To Know At The Capitol Today

    Four Things To Know At The Capitol Today
    1. The Senate and House Republicans will unveil their “Blueprint for Prosperity” budget plan at a press conference Friday morning. The announcement is scheduled for 11 a.m. in Room 1E of the Legislative Office Building. 2. Bills relating...
  • WVSU board OKs tuition, fee increases totaling 7 percent

    The Board of Governors at West Virginia State University has approved tuition and fee increases of approximately 7 percent for in-state undergraduates. The Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/1JjDLxc ) reports that the board approved the increases...
  • Missouri Legislature passes $26 billion spending plan

    Missouri lawmakers passed a $26 billion budget plan on Thursday for the next fiscal year that would increase basic aid for K-12 public schools while holding spending for social services stagnant — a sticking point that garnered criticism from...