| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Top Democratic officials are steering clear of the controversy surrounding Deandre Poole, vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party.
Poole is the Florida Atlantic University instructor responsible for the “Jesus stomping”...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:39 AM
Owlcatraz is dead, with private prison operator GEO Group pulling out of its stadium sponsorship deal with Florida Atlantic University after a tumultuous two months. GEO Group said the backlash triggered had become "a distraction" to both parties.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:58 AM
Every day, Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders reinforces the argument that she’s a bad fit for her job. The top priority for a university head is to raise funds. Maybe she’s good at that; I’m sure the board of...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Angela Graham-West has been abruptly removed from the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees.
Graham-West, the wife of former U.S. Rep. Allen West, didn't attend Tuesday's meeting, and Chairman Anthony Barbar announced that her term had ended,...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:09 PM
William A. Covino, a veteran Florida and California administrator, was named Wednesday as the new president of Cal State L.A., becoming the first new leader of the El Sereno campus in 33 years.
Covino’s selection was among a slate of...
| May 19, 2013
There were two things very unsurprising about the resignation last week of Florida Atlantic University president Mary Jane Saunders.
Not surprising thing No. 1: That Saunders resigned. It would have been surprising only if she had tried to stay in her...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Florida Atlantic University president Mary Jane Saunders said she's heard the same refrain from a lot of friends and supporters over the past few turbulent weeks: This too shall pass.
"I kind of feel like a kidney stone," she told me Wednesday.
| May 20, 2013
| 1:39 AM
Do you care about the survival of sea turtles? Dolphins? Do you ride horses, watch whales or fish for large-mouth bass? Did you serve as a paratrooper — or care for someone who did?
If so, you can tell the world — with your license tag....
| May 15, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Given the semester from hell she just endured, it's not surprising that Florida Atlantic University president Mary Jane Saunders quit this week.
In the end, Saunders couldn't please anyone and alienated just about everyone: trustees, students, faculty,...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The president of Florida Atlantic University has resigned amid a string of recent controversies.
The public university, located in Boca Raton, has posted excerpts from President Mary Jane Saunders’ letter of resignation prominently on its website....
| May 16, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Over the course of my journalistic career, I’ve witnessed a number of good reporters get promoted to management positions because that was the natural next step for them in their careers. Except that it was unnatural because sometimes they turned...