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  • White House Brief: Things to know about Bobby Jindal

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president. Some things to know about him: ___ THE BRIEF Jindal seems to have been working toward a presidential race for nearly his entire adult life. He became...
  • Illinois House rejects cap on community college severance packages

    Illinois House rejects cap on community college severance packages
    Local community college boards may continue to award large severance packages to their presidents after the Illinois House rejected legislation Tuesday that would have prevented schools from giving the kind of pricey buyout deal that sparked outrage at...
  • O.C. college district foundation gets closer to school deal with Saudi Arabia

    O.C. college district foundation gets closer to school deal with Saudi Arabia
    An Orange County college district late Tuesday drew closer to approving a nearly $100-million consulting contract to help run two technical schools in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The board of the Rancho Santiago Community College District Foundation...
  • Governor vetoes money for several Central Florida projects

    Governor vetoes money for several Central Florida projects
    TALLAHASSEE — State money for several projects in Central Florida, including $15 million for the University of Central Florida downtown campus, vaporized Tuesday as Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $461 million in spending before signing the budget. Orlando...
  • UC system going the wrong way on free speech

    UC system going the wrong way on free speech
    It's troubling when any institution tries to squelch debate or discourage controversial ideas, but it's downright alarming when this occurs at a university — and even worse when it is the University of California, whose Berkeley campus was at the...
  • Hokies hire Flying Squirrels' Jon Laaser as new radio voice

    Jon Laaser was running Tuesday afternoon when Virginia Tech announced his hiring as the athletic department's lead broadcaster. Running. Several miles. Outside. In 100-degree heat. Insane or in shape? "A little bit of both," Laaser said with a laugh....
  • Malloy Signs Bill Expanding In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed a bill that will expand access to in-state tuition rates for undocumented students at the state's public colleges and universities. Students were previously required to attend a Connecticut high school for four years...
  • Broward College planning staff cuts, tuition increases

    Broward College planning staff cuts, tuition increases
    Broward College is planning staff cuts and tuition increases to help offset declining demand. The college, which served about 68,000 students in the past year, is expecting a 5 percent drop in demand for classes this fall. Officials say the total...
  • Barbara J. Cantori

    Barbara J. Cantori
    Barbara Joan Cantori, a retired University of Maryland medical research coordinator who was active in Baltimore's anti-highway-building movement, died of pancreatic cancer June 13 at her Hunting Ridge home. She was 81. Born Barbara Joan Nye in Boston,...
  • Tyler appointed to dean position at McDaniel College

    J. Michael Tyler has been named dean of graduate and professional studies at McDaniel College. Tyler, who has more than 15 years of higher education experience, has held senior-level positions at Gulf Cost University, Wayne State University, the...
  • Lou Holtz's Lake Nona mansion burns after possible lightning strike

    Lou Holtz's Lake Nona mansion burns after possible lightning strike
    Fire burned through the roof of College Football Hall of Fame Coach Lou Holtz's Lake Nona home early Sunday Fire officials were checking with meteorologists Monday about lightning strikes as the possible cause for the fire that gutted the 11,000-square-...