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  • UNC discusses renaming hall named for purported KKK leader

    Trustees at the University of North Carolina are hearing opinions on whether to change the name of Saunders Hall - a building named for a confederate colonel who purportedly was an organizer of the Ku Klux Klan in the state.
  • University of North Carolina debates what to do with Saunders Hall, named for KKK leader

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Students put forth a forceful argument to University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill trustees this week for changing the name of a building they say perpetuates racism on campus. At a meeting of the trustees' academic affairs committee, a...

    Affirmative action thrives at most selective colleges

    WASHINGTON Colleges across the country are trying to diversify their freshman classes, but are doing so on an ever-changing legal terrain about whether, and to what extent, they may consider race in admissions policy. Higher education groups have new...

    Pamela M. Joseph, Air Force major

    Pamela M. Joseph, Air Force major
    Pamela Mattie Joseph, a former Air Force major and flight nurse who became an advocate for cancer awareness, died of multiple myeloma March 7 at her Columbia home. She was 64. Pamela Howell was born in Waynesville, N.C., the daughter of William Howell,...

    Big-time college sports should split from their universities

    Big-time college sports should split from their universities
    This is the time of year when we are reminded of the incredible riches to be earned from big-time college sports. Among the top seeds in the March Madness NCAA men's basketball tournament is the University of Louisville. The public university is known...