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  • 'Die-In' Protests Held At Wesleyan And University Of St. Joseph

    'Die-In' Protests Held At Wesleyan And University Of St. Joseph
    Students held "die-in" protests on at least two Connecticut college campuses Monday, joining other protests nationwide related to instances where white police officers killed unarmed African Americans. In Middletown, hundreds of Wesleyan University...
  • Professor floats idea of three-year B.A. to cut college costs

    In theory, it's a simple idea. With the cost of attending college rising, why not reduce the typical time for a bachelor's degree from four years to three? That's the proposal floated by Johns Hopkins University professor Paul Weinstein in the latest...
  • Trinity Bans Social Events, Alcohol At Psi Upsilon

    Trinity Bans Social Events, Alcohol At Psi Upsilon
    Trinity College has banned Psi Upsilon from hosting social activities and from having alcohol in the house or on the grounds because of recent complaints alleging "serious alcohol violations," according to a statement from the college. Mary Jo Keating,...
  • New England Air Museum names its new executive director

    Scott Ashton, president of the New England Air Museum's Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of Jerry Paul Roberts as the museum's new executive director, effective Dec. 15. Roberts succeeds Michael P. Speciale, who retired on Dec. 1, after...
  • NFL announces four women who will assist in guiding league policies

    In the wake of domestic violence incidents involving Ray Rice, Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy, the NFL is making some additions to its staff to help guide league policies. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the changes in a letter Monday to NFL teams...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
  • Wesleyan Says Frats Should Go Co-Ed

    Wesleyan Says Frats Should Go Co-Ed
    The chair of the Board of Trustees and the president of Wesleyan University say fraternities at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT should go co-ed within three years.  Here's the full story.
  • Wesleyan orders residential fraternities to become coeducational

    Wesleyan orders residential fraternities to become coeducational
    Wesleyan University has ordered its residential fraternities to become coeducational within three years, a move designed to make the liberal arts school in Middletown, Conn., more gender-equal, officials said on Monday. The decision follows calls last...
  • State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation

    State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation
    I have been teaching a long time, so I felt I was past "firsts." Then, I received my first letter from prison. I had this student a few semesters ago in a developmental reading and writing class, and he was very upfront about the electronic monitoring...
  • Wesleyan Will Force Fraternities To Admit Women

    Wesleyan Will Force Fraternities To Admit Women
    Wesleyan University officials joined the national debate about curbing abuses at fraternities, announcing a plan on Monday to require them to go coed at the Middletown campus over the next three years. Wesleyan President Michael Roth and the university's...
  • Wesleyan Bans Social Events At Fraternity

    Wesleyan Bans Social Events At Fraternity
    MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth has banned social events at Psi Upsilon for 2015 and placed it on probation after a student's recent report of a 2011 sexual assault at the fraternity house. In a letter to the Wesleyan...