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KIII Corpus Christi
Del Mar Board of Regents Holds Southside Campus Visioning Workshop The Del Mar College Board of Regents held a workshop Tuesday morning to discu
Del Mar Board of Regents Holds Southside Campus Visioning Workshop
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 29 minutes ago
The Del Mar College Board of Regents held a workshop Tuesday morning to discuss their Southside Campus Visioning... Read more
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MLive.com
New EMU major combines beer, pickles, cheese and scienceScience class never tasted this good. Students wanting to learn the chemistry
New EMU major combines beer, pickles, cheese and science
MLive.com / Posted an hour ago
Science class never tasted this good. Students wanting to learn the chemistry behind brewing and distilling will soon be able to enroll as Fermentation Science majors at Eastern Michigan University. The new major, approved by the school's Board of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
2015 Chattanooga State Excellence Awards AnnouncedChattanooga State President Dr. Flora Tydings announced the 2015 Excellence Awa
2015 Chattanooga State Excellence Awards Announced
The Chattanoogan / Posted an hour ago
Chattanooga State President Dr. Flora Tydings announced the 2015 Excellence Awards winners. Professional Staff Association member Vicki Headrick and Support Staff Association member Debbie Poteet each received a $500 award for their steadfast... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Del Mar College unveils Southside campus designThe Del Mar College board of regents saw the first conceptual rendering of its
Del Mar College unveils Southside campus design
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 hours ago
The Del Mar College board of regents saw the first conceptual rendering of its new Southside campus Tuesday during a workshop. It will sit on 96 acres at Yorktown Boulevard and Roddfield Road and would be built to serve 20,000 Del Mar students and... Read more
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The Daily Texan
Gilbert, Mattox contracts to be discussed at Board of Regents meeting on Friday The Board of Regents will discuss the contracts of offensive coordinator Ster
Gilbert, Mattox contracts to be discussed at Board of Regents meeting on Friday
The Daily Texan / Posted 13 hours ago
The Board of Regents will discuss the contracts of offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert and offensive line coach Matt Mattox at the next board meeting on Friday in... Read more
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The Oklahoman
OU president to recommend pay cuts for himself, other top administratorsNORMAN – University of Oklahoma President David Boren announced today that he w
OU president to recommend pay cuts for himself, other top administrators
The Oklahoman / Posted 21 hours ago
NORMAN – University of Oklahoma President David Boren announced today that he will recommend the OU Board of Regents cut his pay and that of other top OU administrators by 3 percent for the budget year beginning July 1. Boren has previously... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Letter from Baylor President Ken Starr: Safeguarding Baylor's StudentsBaylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr released a letter Sunday in response
Letter from Baylor President Ken Starr: Safeguarding Baylor's Students
KCEN-TV / Posted yesterday
Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr released a letter Sunday in response to recent allegations of Baylor University mishandling sexual assault cases. Dear Baylor Nation, Greetings from Baylor University, where the spring semester is in full... Read more
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The Coast
Mount Allison will now only cut gender studies funding by halfChanging directions slightly from last week, Mount Allison University has now d
Mount Allison will now only cut gender studies funding by half
The Coast / Posted yesterday
Changing directions slightly from last week, Mount Allison University has now decided to cut its gender studies budget by 50 instead of 100 percent. According to CBC, the Sackville, New Brunswick school has now committed $12,000 to its women’s and... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
For the record it’s all about familyOne day, genealogy researchers will be astonished by the Rogers family. Well-kn
For the record it’s all about family
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted yesterday
One day, genealogy researchers will be astonished by the Rogers family. Well-known Wichita Falls tax attorney Harold Rogers keeps a list of his remarkable heritage and loves to share it. Nine Rogers men have become attorneys. The ancestry began with... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
State senator wades into contentious battle over Northwood Plaza redevelopmentA long-awaited, $50 million redevelopment of the dilapidated Northwood Plaza sh
State senator wades into contentious battle over Northwood Plaza redevelopment
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
A long-awaited, $50 million redevelopment of the dilapidated Northwood Plaza shopping center in Northeast Baltimore could be scaled back significantly after opposition emerged to planned Morgan State University student housing on the site. While... Read more
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The Advocate
Maintenance at LSU severely lacking after years of budget cutsWhen it rains outside Middleton Library on LSU’s campus, it rains inside, too.
Maintenance at LSU severely lacking after years of budget cuts
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
When it rains outside Middleton Library on LSU’s campus, it rains inside, too. A group of employees with offices in the basement know to bring their rain boots in heavy storms because the water creeps downward, penetrating the walls, dripping... Read more
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The Buffalo News
School districts struggle with tax cap vs. mandated cost increaseALBANY – Under New York’s tax cap, the state’s nearly 700 school districts coll
School districts struggle with tax cap vs. mandated cost increase
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY – Under New York’s tax cap, the state’s nearly 700 school districts collectively will be able to raise their property tax levy by a total of just $25 million this year, education officials say. That works out to an average of roughly $35,000... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
UHV prepares for campus carry, identifies off-limits areasChristopher McDonald said he feels at ease on the University of Houston-Victori
UHV prepares for campus carry, identifies off-limits areas
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Christopher McDonald said he feels at ease on the University of Houston-Victoria campus. "I don't feel like Victoria or UHV are as dangerous as other campuses," said McDonald, a sophomore at the university. However, come fall that may change as... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona governments still cutting back on debtArizona governments and other public entities continued to reduce their indebte
Arizona governments still cutting back on debt
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
Arizona governments and other public entities continued to reduce their indebtedness last year. Borrowing has slowed considerably since the boom years prior to the recession. Like consumers wary about bloated credit-card balances, government... Read more
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The Advocate
Maintenance at LSU severely lacking after years of budget cutsWhen it rains outside Middleton Library on LSU’s campus, it rains inside, too.
Maintenance at LSU severely lacking after years of budget cuts
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
When it rains outside Middleton Library on LSU’s campus, it rains inside, too. A group of employees with offices in the basement know to bring their rain boots in heavy storms because the water creeps downward, penetrating the walls, dripping... Read more
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The Advocate
Maintenance at LSU severely lacking after years of budget cutsWhen it rains outside Middleton Library on LSU’s campus, it rains inside, too.
Maintenance at LSU severely lacking after years of budget cuts
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
When it rains outside Middleton Library on LSU’s campus, it rains inside, too. A group of employees with offices in the basement know to bring their rain boots in heavy storms because the water creeps downward, penetrating the walls, dripping... Read more
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The Buffalo News
School districts struggle with tax cap vs. mandated cost increaseALBANY – Under New York’s tax cap, the state’s nearly 700 school districts coll
School districts struggle with tax cap vs. mandated cost increase
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
ALBANY – Under New York’s tax cap, the state’s nearly 700 school districts collectively will be able to raise their property tax levy by a total of just $25 million this year, education officials say. That works out to an average of roughly $35,000... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
My Turn: How to improve education in ArizonaMy Turn: The first step is knowing where you want to go. That's why we created
My Turn: How to improve education in Arizona
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
My Turn: The first step is knowing where you want to go. That's why we created the Arizona Education Progress Meter. "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there," Lewis Carroll wrote in Alice in Wonderland. For Arizona... Read more
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MLive.com
EMU president on cutting ties with EAA: 'This chapter is essentially now closed'Shortly after Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents voted Friday to en
EMU president on cutting ties with EAA: 'This chapter is essentially now closed'
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
Shortly after Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents voted Friday to end its involvement in Gov. Rick Snyder's controversial Education Achievement Authority, the university's interim president shared his thoughts. "This chapter is... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
EMU votes to withdraw from Detroit schools' Education Achievement AuthorityEastern Michigan University next year will end an interlocal agreement with Det
EMU votes to withdraw from Detroit schools' Education Achievement Authority
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 3 days ago
Eastern Michigan University next year will end an interlocal agreement with Detroit Public Schools that helped form the Education Achievement Authority to oversee lower-performing schools in the city back in 2011. But the move may be moot if a pair... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Tennessee Promise sees more than 16,000 in enrollmentMore than 16,000 Tennessee Promise Students enrolled during the fall of 2015.
Tennessee Promise sees more than 16,000 in enrollment
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 days ago
More than 16,000 Tennessee Promise Students enrolled during the fall of 2015. The The Tennessee Higher Education Commission released the numbers this week. Tennessee Promise is a scholarship program that provides two years of community or technical... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 5, 2016Another week of intriguing questions: the really old tree in Trevett-Finch Park
Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 5, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Another week of intriguing questions: the really old tree in Trevett-Finch Park, llamas in Illinois, safely crossing University Avenue, the future of the pomology research area, Olympian Drive, Holly the butterfly, the price of military service,... Read more
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News 8000
Regents committee OKs new tenure policyA University of Wisconsin System regents committee has approved a new tenure po
Regents committee OKs new tenure policy
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
A University of Wisconsin System regents committee has approved a new tenure policy that would allow chancellors to lay off faculty for financial reasons and fire them for poor performance. The regents' education committee approved the policy... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Eastern Michigan pulls plug on Education Achievement AuthorityIt started over dinner at The Chop House in Ann Arbor. It ended in a packed mee
Eastern Michigan pulls plug on Education Achievement Authority
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
It started over dinner at The Chop House in Ann Arbor. It ended in a packed meeting room at Eastern Michigan University. Five years ago, Eastern Michigan University regents met with representatives from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's office to discuss... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 5, 2015Another week of intriguing questions: the really old tree in Trevett-Finch Park
Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 5, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Another week of intriguing questions: the really old tree in Trevett-Finch Park, llamas in Illinois, safely crossing University Avenue, the future of the pomology research area, Olympian Drive, Holly the butterfly, the price of military service,... Read more
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MLive.com
EMU terminates involvement with EAA, ends agreement with Detroit schoolsEastern Michigan University's Board of Regents has decided to withdraw from the
EMU terminates involvement with EAA, ends agreement with Detroit schools
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents has decided to withdraw from the agreement with Detroit Public Schools that led to the creation of Gov. Rick Snyder's controversial Education Achievement Authority. The regents voted unanimously on... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents votes to withdraw from EAAYPSILANTI, Mich. - Eastern Michigan University is withdrawing from the interloc
Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents votes to withdraw from EAA
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 4 days ago
YPSILANTI, Mich. - Eastern Michigan University is withdrawing from the interlocal agreement between the Board of Regents and the School District For the City of Detroit that led to the creation of the Education Achievement Authority. The Board of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Eastern Michigan pulls plug on EAAIt started over dinner at Knight's Steakhouse. It ended in a packed meeting roo
Eastern Michigan pulls plug on EAA
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
It started over dinner at Knight's Steakhouse. It ended in a packed meeting room at Eastern Michigan University. Five years ago, Eastern Michigan University regents met with representatives from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's office to discuss the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin System Regents committee okays new tenure policyMADISON — A University of Wisconsin System regents committee has approved a new
University of Wisconsin System Regents committee okays new tenure policy
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
MADISON — A University of Wisconsin System regents committee has approved a new tenure policy that would allow chancellors to lay off faculty for financial reasons and fire them for poor performance. The regents’ education committee approved the... Read more
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MLive.com
EAA chancellor urges EMU regents to end partnership with Detroit schoolsEastern Michigan University's Board of Regents is expected to vote Friday after
EAA chancellor urges EMU regents to end partnership with Detroit schools
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents is expected to vote Friday afternoon on whether to continue the university's involvement with Gov. Rick Snyder's controversial Education Achievement Authority. Ahead of the meeting, at which EMU regents... Read more
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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register Campus beer, wine sales bill advancesPIERRE (AP) � South Dakota's six public universities could see wine and beer sa
Brookings Register Campus beer, wine sales bill advances
Brookings Daily Register / Posted 4 days ago
PIERRE (AP) � South Dakota's six public universities could see wine and beer sales on campus at sports and other special events under a plan that a legislative committee approved Thursday. The Senate Commerce and Energy committee voted 6-1 to send... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
EAA chancellor: Eastern Michigan should end EAA pactEastern Michigan University's Board of Regents should put an end to the legal a
EAA chancellor: Eastern Michigan should end EAA pact
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents should put an end to the legal agreement that establishes the Education Achievement Authority, the controversial district's leader said this morning. "I encourage the board members to vote to end the... Read more
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Yahoo News
Iowa senator proposes bill complaining about the Stanford band Iowa State Sen. Mark Chelgren, R-Ottumwa, still feels disrespected by the ant
Iowa senator proposes bill complaining about the Stanford band
Yahoo News / Posted 4 days ago
Iowa State Sen. Mark Chelgren, R-Ottumwa, still feels disrespected by the antics of the Stanford band during the halftime of the Rose Bowl, and he wants one of the most prestigious... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Chancellor: $8 million spent to retain Madison professorsMADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The University of Wisconsin-Madison has spent at least $8
Chancellor: $8 million spent to retain Madison professors
WAOW Wausau / Posted 4 days ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The University of Wisconsin-Madison has spent at least $8 million since last summer to keep top faculty members following the Legislature's cuts to higher education. UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank is telling the Board of... Read more
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The Post-Journal
NYSUT Sues State Education Department Over Teacher Improvement PlansNYSUT is alleging the state Education Department's decision to move the teacher
NYSUT Sues State Education Department Over Teacher Improvement Plans
The Post-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
NYSUT is alleging the state Education Department's decision to move the teacher improvement plans into the management realm violates the Taylor Law. The Taylor Law regulates the contracts and negotiations of public employees. In January, the Board... Read more
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Alaska Public
Hanley’s departure comes at critical time for Mt. Edgecumbe Education Commissioner Mike Hanley’s departure comes at a critical time for M
Hanley’s departure comes at critical time for Mt. Edgecumbe
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
Education Commissioner Mike Hanley’s departure comes at a critical time for Mt. Edgecumbe, the state run boarding school in Sitka. The Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program is... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Mesa mayor, ASU confirm plans for new satellite campusMesa Mayor John Giles formally announced ASU's plans to open a satellite campus
Mesa mayor, ASU confirm plans for new satellite campus
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
Mesa Mayor John Giles formally announced ASU's plans to open a satellite campus downtown, plus four other big developments during his State of the City address Thursday. With Sparky by his side, Mesa Mayor John Giles on Thursday formally announced... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Groups clash over timing of Regents' leadership voteALBANY - An education-reform group and a coalition of parent advocates are clas
Groups clash over timing of Regents' leadership vote
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
ALBANY - An education-reform group and a coalition of parent advocates are clashing over what month the state's Board of Regents should select for a new chancellor, and whether that vote should come before or after a pair of new regents are... Read more
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ABC Montana
UM president to give raise to leadership scholarshipMISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Faced with criticism about University of Montana's budge
UM president to give raise to leadership scholarship
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Faced with criticism about University of Montana's budget cuts and declining enrollment, University President Royce Engstrom says he will dedicate his recent raise to a leadership scholarship. The Missoulian reports... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
UM president to give raise to leadership scholarshipMISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Faced with criticism about University of Montana's budge
UM president to give raise to leadership scholarship
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 4 days ago
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Faced with criticism about University of Montana's budget cuts and declining enrollment, University President Royce Engstrom says he will dedicate his recent raise to a leadership scholarship. The Missoulian reports... Read more
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J Weekly
opinions | Double standard prevails amid threats to U.C. Berkeley JewsAfter years of urging the University of California Board of Regents to take a s
opinions | Double standard prevails amid threats to U.C. Berkeley Jews
J Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
After years of urging the University of California Board of Regents to take a strong stand against campus anti-Semitism, the regents will soon be issuing a statement that will hopefully address the problem in a meaningful way. But as regent Bonnie... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Sessums, former lawmaker and education advocate, named citizen of yearTAMPA — Lauding his hometown as a place “where the good life gets better every
Sessums, former lawmaker and education advocate, named citizen of year
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
TAMPA — Lauding his hometown as a place “where the good life gets better every year,” T. Terrell Sessums accepted the 2015 Outstanding Citizen of the Year award on Thursday from Tampa Metro Civitan. Sessums is a Tampa lawyer who is perhaps better... Read more
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KECI Missoula
UM president to give raise to leadership scholarshipFaced with criticism about University of Montana's budget cuts and declining en
UM president to give raise to leadership scholarship
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
Faced with criticism about University of Montana's budget cuts and declining enrollment, University President Royce Engstrom says he will dedicate his recent raise to a leadership scholarship. Engstrom said Wednesday during his midyear update to the... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Lorain Schools mull withdrawing from LCCC Early College High School programLORAIN — Lorain Schools may pull out of a Lorain County Community College progr
Lorain Schools mull withdrawing from LCCC Early College High School program
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 5 days ago
LORAIN — Lorain Schools may pull out of a Lorain County Community College program designed for students who are likely the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Established in 2004, Early College High School selects Elyria and... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
~ Converge! Network Digestby Tom Kelly, CEO, AccelOps Why do armies set up look-outs all around their cam
~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 5 days ago
by Tom Kelly, CEO, AccelOps Why do armies set up look-outs all around their camps? Why do people read their horoscopes and shake magic eight-balls? Simple: they want to see what’s coming. In business, it’s incredibly helpful to be able to accurately... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Campus beer, wine sales measure to go before South Dakota Legislative committeeA state legislative committee is set to consider a bill that would allow beer a
Campus beer, wine sales measure to go before South Dakota Legislative committee
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 5 days ago
A state legislative committee is set to consider a bill that would allow beer and wine sales on South Dakota public university campuses at special events such as sports games. The Senate Commerce and Energy committee is scheduled to consider the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Iowa lawmaker files bill, wants Stanford to apologize for bandAn Iowa lawmaker files a bill asking Stanford to apologize for its band. Mark
Iowa lawmaker files bill, wants Stanford to apologize for band
KWWL Iowa / Posted 5 days ago
An Iowa lawmaker files a bill asking Stanford to apologize for its band. Mark Chelgren, a Republican State Senator from Ottumwa, filed a bill which would require the Board of Regents to ban collaboration between the three state universities and... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Campus Beer, Wine Sales Measure To Go Before CommitteeA state legislative committee is set to consider a bill that would allow beer a
Campus Beer, Wine Sales Measure To Go Before Committee
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 5 days ago
A state legislative committee is set to consider a bill that would allow beer and wine sales on South Dakota public university campuses at special events such as sports games. The Senate Commerce and Energy committee is scheduled to consider the... Read more
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WAGT 26 Augusta
House passes bill giving more credit for science, mathATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia House has approved a bill giving HOPE Scholarship re
House passes bill giving more credit for science, math
WAGT 26 Augusta / Posted 5 days ago
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia House has approved a bill giving HOPE Scholarship recipients more credit for science, technology, engineering and math courses. Rep. Jan Jones, R-Milton, says the change will encourage students to take such classes and... Read more
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The Rebel Yell
The Rebel YellIn Brief: UNLV closes $50 million land deal, seeks 38 more acres UNLV closed t
The Rebel Yell
The Rebel Yell / Posted 5 days ago
In Brief: UNLV closes $50 million land deal, seeks 38 more acres UNLV closed the $50 million financing deal adding 42 acres of land on Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane to the campus, officials announced last Wednesday. The UNLV Foundation gave the... Read more
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