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WAND TV 17 Decatur
IBHE creates Military Prior Learning Assessment Task ForceSPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Board of Higher Education has announced that a task
IBHE creates Military Prior Learning Assessment Task Force
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 3 days ago
SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Board of Higher Education has announced that a task force has been created to examine how military learning is recognized when it comes to awarding academic credit. The Military Prior Learning Assessment Task Force will... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
University of North Dakota president candidate list trimmedBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A committee searching for the University of North Dakota'
University of North Dakota president candidate list trimmed
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 3 days ago
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A committee searching for the University of North Dakota's next president has narrowed a list of 16 candidates to seven. The North Dakota University System said in a news release that the committee interviewed candidates in... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Philip Rock, Illinois Senate president for 14 years, diesFormer longtime Illinois Senate President Philip J. Rock has died at age 78. R
Philip Rock, Illinois Senate president for 14 years, dies
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 8 days ago
Former longtime Illinois Senate President Philip J. Rock has died at age 78. Rock's family released a statement saying the Oak Park Democrat died early Friday. No details were released. Rock spent 14 of his 22 years in the Senate as its presiding... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Philip Rock, Illinois Senate president for 14 years, diesSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Former longtime Illinois Senate President Philip J. Ro
Philip Rock, Illinois Senate president for 14 years, dies
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Former longtime Illinois Senate President Philip J. Rock has died at age 78. Rock's family released a statement saying the Oak Park Democrat died early Friday. No details were released. Rock spent 14 of his 22 years in the... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Philip Rock, Illinois Senate president for 14 years, diesSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Former longtime Illinois Senate President Philip J. Ro
Philip Rock, Illinois Senate president for 14 years, dies
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Former longtime Illinois Senate President Philip J. Rock has died at age 78. Rock's family released a statement saying the Oak Park Democrat died early Friday. No details were released. Rock spent 14 of his 22 years in the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
OSU-Cascades buying old pumice mine for $8 million | News - Home Oregon State University - Cascades announced Tuesday that it wi
OSU-Cascades buying old pumice mine for $8 million
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
| News - Home Oregon State University - Cascades announced Tuesday that it will proceed with the purchase of 46 acres of property in Bend that adjoins the university’s new campus currently under... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Excerpts from recent editorials by newspapers in IllinoisJanuary 25, 2016 The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan With friends like this
Excerpts from recent editorials by newspapers in Illinois
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 12 days ago
January 25, 2016 The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan With friends like this ... During the campaign in 2014, Bruce Rauner described himself as "a friend of higher education." He recognized that the state had reduced funding to state universities... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Excerpts from recent editorials by newspapers in IllinoisJanuary 25, 2016 The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan With friends like this
Excerpts from recent editorials by newspapers in Illinois
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 12 days ago
January 25, 2016 The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan With friends like this ... During the campaign in 2014, Bruce Rauner described himself as "a friend of higher education." He recognized that the state had reduced funding to state universities... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
State education board has 3 upcoming meetingsBOSTON (AP) - The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has three meeting
State education board has 3 upcoming meetings
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 13 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has three meetings coming up. The board on Monday will hold a special meeting in Southbridge to hear from the community about placing the town's school system in state control.... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Incoming MCLA president, a Lee native, aims to strengthen enrollmentNORTH ADAMS >> Dr. James "Jamie" Birge will feel at home when he takes th
Incoming MCLA president, a Lee native, aims to strengthen enrollment
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 13 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> Dr. James "Jamie" Birge will feel at home when he takes the top post at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in March. Birge, a native of Lee, was tapped to become MCLA's 12th president by its board of trustees in December... Read more
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Providence Business News
Alex and Ani, Paiva Weed to be honored at N.E. Higher Education Excellence Awards ceremonyAlex and Ani and state Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed will be recognized
Alex and Ani, Paiva Weed to be honored at N.E. Higher Education Excellence Awards ceremony
Providence Business News / Posted 16 days ago
Alex and Ani and state Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed will be recognized at the 2016 New England Higher Education Excellence Awards ceremony in Boston in March. The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) selected both to be honored at... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
State approves James Birge as Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts presidentBOSTON >> The Board of Higher Education voted Tuesday to approve the new
State approves James Birge as Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts president
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON >> The Board of Higher Education voted Tuesday to approve the new leader of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. New MCLA President James "Jaimie" Birge, a Lee native, was previously the president of Franklin Pierce University in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Approved public degree programs target growth fieldsPhoto Courtesy: MGNonline BOSTON (STATE HOUSE) – Three proposed graduate degre
Approved public degree programs target growth fields
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
Photo Courtesy: MGNonline BOSTON (STATE HOUSE) – Three proposed graduate degree programs at public universities, each aiming to educate students for high-demand fields, were approved Tuesday by a Board of Higher Education committee. Members of the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainmentLePage attending Martin Luther King Jr. event in Waterville AUGUSTA, Maine (AP
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 19 days ago
LePage attending Martin Luther King Jr. event in Waterville AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage is attending the 25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast in Waterville. The Republican governor also has signed a proclamation... Read more
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Bennington Banner
New England briefsVermont birders tally 36 eagles during annual count Jan. 9 Conservation biolog
New England briefs
Bennington Banner / Posted 20 days ago
Vermont birders tally 36 eagles during annual count Jan. 9 Conservation biologists and birders say Vermont's bald eagle population, decimated by concentrations of the pesticide DDT decades ago, is showing strong signs of recovery. A total of 36... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area history, Jan. 16, 2016Today is Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50
Area history, Jan. 16, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Today is Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago: In 1916: Fire Sunday afternoon completely destroyed the George Cunningham Building, a two-story structure at Wright and Green streets in Champaign.... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Former Gov. Ed Schafer takes over as interim UND presidentGRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - A new leader is at the helm of the University of North
Former Gov. Ed Schafer takes over as interim UND president
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 22 days ago
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - A new leader is at the helm of the University of North Dakota, for a little while. Former North Dakota Gov. and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer began serving as the school's interim president Friday. Schafer will... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Go figure, UI edition, Jan. 12, 2016Numbers of note from Monday's UI Board of Trustees Audit, Budget, Finance and F
Go figure, UI edition, Jan. 12, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Numbers of note from Monday's UI Board of Trustees Audit, Budget, Finance and Facilities Committee meeting: Money left over from an $83 million bond issue that paid for the construction of Wassaja Hall — the third new residence hall in the Ikenberry... Read more
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The Herald News
Community college faculty unhappy with contract talks Union members at Bristol Community College say they are not happy with the co
Community college faculty unhappy with contract talks
The Herald News / Posted 26 days ago
Union members at Bristol Community College say they are not happy with the conditions set by the state in the ongoing contract negotiations that have reached an impasse."We are very, very... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Blue Ridge CTC named to Friendly Schools listInstitutions competed for the elite Military Friendly School title by completin
Blue Ridge CTC named to Friendly Schools list
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 27 days ago
Institutions competed for the elite Military Friendly School title by completing a survey of over 100 questions covering 10 categories, including military support on campus, graduation and employment outcomes, and military spouse policies. Survey... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
37 people in the running to be the next president of UNDGRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - Thirty-seven people are in the running to be the next
37 people in the running to be the next president of UND
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 29 days ago
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - Thirty-seven people are in the running to be the next president of the University of North Dakota. The North Dakota University System released the list of applicants Friday. Forty people applied and three later... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
State budget picture makes UI's tuition decision murkyURBANA — University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen still says he wants t
State budget picture makes UI's tuition decision murky
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
URBANA — University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen still says he wants to "hold the line" on tuition growth in 2016, but he's not saying yet what kind of tuition increase, if any, he will recommend later this month. In recent years, trustees... Read more

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