| Mar 17, 2015
| 7:40 PM
A provost from Western Illinois University, known for his success in retaining students, will be Kutztown University's new president.
Kenneth Hawkinson was unanimously approved as the school's 12th president Tuesday by the board of governors of the...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 12:05 PM
Kutztown University will announce its new president Tuesday.
The 12th president will be introduced to the campus community Tuesday at 4 p.m. and give some remarks, according to a news release from the college. A reception will follow at 6 p.m.
| Mar 11, 2015
| 3:08 AM
A hearing for an Illinois 18-year-old accused of killing a college student during a botched robbery has been postponed so the case can be considered by a grand jury.
The (Cape Girardeau) Southeast Missourian (http://bit.ly/1C31AVZ) reports that...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 9:04 AM
Carlos Vargas-Aburto will become the 18th president of Southeast Missouri State starting July 1, the university said Wednesday.
Vargas-Aburto has been acting president of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania since July. He was among four finalists for the...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 2:16 PM
Carlos Vargas-Aburto, acting president of Kutztown University, will become the new president of Southeast Missouri State University.
Vargas-Aburto will begin his duties July 1, replacing Kenneth W. Dobbins, who is retiring, according to an announcement....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Best-selling author Billie Letts, whose 1995 novel "Where the Heart Is" was selected by Oprah Winfrey for her book club and then adapted into a movie, has died in Oklahoma. She was 76.
Letts died Saturday in Tulsa of acute myeloid leukemia. Her...
| Apr 28, 2011
Inventor of the teleprompter
Hubert "Hub" Schlafly, 91, a key member of the team that invented the teleprompter, died April 20 at a hospital in Stamford, Conn., after a brief illness.
Schlafly helped start the TelePrompTer Corp.,...
| Oct 30, 2012
Dr. Seuss' feuding Sneetches, some who "had bellies with stars" and "some with none upon thars," have nothing on pizza lovers, who divide fiercely into "squares" and "wedges" when it comes to slicing the pie. Now, a retired engineer thinks he has a way to...