| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Michael V. Drake, chancellor of UC Irvine, is expected to be named the new president of Ohio State University.
Drake, who has been chancellor at UCI since 2005, is expected to be introduced at an Ohio State Board of Trustees meeting Thursday afternoon, ...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Michael V. Drake announced Thursday that he is stepping down as chancellor of UC Irvine to become president of Ohio State University.
Drake, 63, who has been chancellor at UCI since 2005, will leave June 30, according to a statement made Thursday by the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
A message in a bottle, buried 54 years ago under a rock cairn in a remote Arctic valley on Canada’s northernmost island, could well be the last written words from a promising young glaciologist and explorer from Pasadena.
The words from Paul T....
| Feb 4, 2013
College presidents must take a more personal role in changing campus culture to ensure that more students graduate, a group of higher education leaders meeting in Los Angeles were told Monday. “Presidents focus on the inflow but don’t pay too....
| May 13, 2013
Evidently not. The Chronicle of HIgher Education has posted a list of the top 100 salaries of public-university presidents (by total compensation package: Graham B. Spanier Pennsylvania State University at University Park $2,906,721 (1st) Jay Gogue Auburn...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Women who report sexual violence on college campuses seldom see their accused attackers arrested and almost never see them convicted, according to a Tribune survey of several Midwestern universities.
The survey of six schools in Illinois and Indiana...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:53 PM
The Chicago Tribune's Silver Football, awarded annually to the best in the Big Ten since 1924, pre-dates the Heisman Trophy by 11 years.
Red Grange of Illinois was the first recipient and Jay Berwanger of Chicago won it in 1935, the year he was named the...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver said Thursday that he and university president Charles Steger approved this week's football coaching changes and that he believes head coach Frank Beamer is finished revamping his staff.
"That's my gut feeling,"...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Spring break T-shirts, beer cozies, thong bikinis and Mardi Gras beads fill the shelves at the Paradise Found store on Panama City Beach. The shop is hiring extra staff and will maintain extended hours through March and April.
"Now we are just waiting,"...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 3:46 PM
It is fair to say that Alton Howard and Quincy McDuffie have good genes.
Early into the 2010 football season, the brothers have shown the city of Orlando that there might not be a more athletic pair of siblings in the area.
"Our talent is in our blood,...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 9:18 AM
Not a lot of people know the name Noor Davis.
But those who do know the name are some important people, especially for Noor Davis’ interests.
When you have a phone conversation with Nick Saban and a personal scholarship invitation from Will...