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Enrollment Drops at For-Profit Colleges

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 11:00am

This isn’t surprising, considering the flood of negative press for-profit schools have gotten in recent years.

Marketplace reports.

For-profit colleges see sharp drop in enrollment

The enrollment decline for for-profit colleges don’t reflect some major changes in regulation, like a requirement that these colleges show what jobs students got after graduating, to prove that...

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Harvard LGBT Group Opposes Single Gender Club Ban

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 8:00am

Now we get to see which group is higher on the progressive food chain, feminists or the LGBT community.

Campus Reform reports.

LGBT group joins opposition to Harvard single-gender club ban

A national LGBT rights group has condemned Harvard for banning members of single-gender social clubs from holding leadership positions at the prestigious institution.

Starting...

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Montclair State University Students Survived Nice Terror Attack

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Posted by    Monday, July 18, 2016 at 5:00pm

A group of students from Montclair University were in Nice during the terror attack and they all survived.

ABC 7 of New York reported.

Montclair State University Student Recalls Harrowing Night In Nice

A group of students from Montclair State University in New Jersey were in Nice for the Bastille Day attack as part...

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U. Chicago Student Sues Frat Over Alleged Hazing

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Posted by    Monday, July 18, 2016 at 2:00pm

A student from the University of Chicago is suing a fraternity at the school, claiming he was forced to drink alcohol until he lost consciousness.

NBC 5 in Chicago reports.

University of Chicago Student Sues Fraternity Over Hazing

A University of Chicago student filed suit against the Illinois chapter and national organization of Phi...

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Michigan State U. to Ban Tobacco Use on Campus

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Posted by    Monday, July 18, 2016 at 11:00am

It’s funny when colleges ban tobacco, as if no one on campus is smoking Marijuana.

The Detroit Free Press reports.

At Michigan State University, tobacco prohibition nears

Three Marlboro black cigarettes.

That’s enough to get Nicole Cichon, a second-year veterinary medicine student at Michigan State University, through a day of classes.

In previous semesters, Cichon could...

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Mike Pence’s Daughter a Rising Student at Northeastern University

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Posted by    Monday, July 18, 2016 at 8:00am

The Boston Globe has written a decent profile of Audrey Pence, daughter of Republican Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence.

Mike Pence’s daughter is a rising senior at Northeastern University

Next semester will likely be an interesting one for Audrey Pence.

Not only will the rising Northeastern University senior need to concentrate on her future...

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Athletic Director Leaving Mizzou Owes School Money

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Posted by    Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 3:30pm

This is a tricky place to find yourself as you’re leaving a job.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Rhoades owes Mizzou more money than university paid him

By leaving the University of Missouri 14 months after he became athletics director, Mack Rhoades owes MU more money than the school paid him in base salary.

Rhoades,...

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University of Houston President Stands Up for Free Expression

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Posted by    Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 12:30pm

This is such a rarity these days. This guy is a hero.

Campus Reform reports.

UH President: free expression trumps political correctness

The University of Houston (UH) is refusing to remove a student government executive from office after she angered many students with a tweet saying “All Lives Matter.”

“SGA has always been ‘of the...

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UW ‘Multicultural Center’ Segregates Meetings by Race

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Posted by    Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 9:30am

We are going backwards. This would have been unthinkable just ten years ago.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Unity? UW ‘Multicultural Center’ segregates meetings by race after shootings

The University of Wisconsin-Madison had a strange response to last week’s race-related news.

To give students and faculty the opportunity to process and discuss the shooting of five...

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University Shutting During GOP Convention Because Students Complain About Cops

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Posted by    Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 3:30pm

Campus snowflakes claim another scalp. They didn’t like the idea of cops on campus during the GOP convention.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Students demand to kick cops off campus, university caves and shuts down

The feelings of cop-fearing college students takes precedent over a regular summer schedule at Case Western Reserve University.

The university will...

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Push for Debt-Free College Moves to Progressive Congressional Campaigns

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Posted by    Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 12:30pm

Democrats have discovered the power of promising free college.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

‘Debt-Free’ College Hits the Congressional Campaigns

A progressive political action committee announced this week that multiple Democrats in high-profile Senate races would back calls for debt-free college in the wake of Bernie Sanders’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic...

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House Committee on Appropriations Concerned About Campus ‘Free Speech Zones’ in Report

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Posted by    Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 9:30am

It’s good to see the issue of free speech on campus being taken seriously.

The FIRE blog reports.

House Committee on Appropriations Expresses Concerns About Campus ‘Free Speech Zones’ in Report

In a July 12 report, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee On Appropriations expressed concerns about the proliferation of “free speech zones” on...

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Columbia University to Pay $9.5 Million in Fraud Case

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Posted by    Friday, July 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

This all stems from misuse of federal grant money and is embarrassing for the university.

Reuters reports.

Columbia University to pay $9.5 million in U.S. civil fraud case

Columbia University will pay $9.5 million to resolve claims by the U.S. government that it improperly sought excessive cost recovery in connection with federal research grants,...

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Social Justice a Hot Topic for College Summer Reading Lists

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Posted by    Friday, July 15, 2016 at 2:00pm

We have to keep everyone on board with the progressive agenda, even over the summer.

Campus Reform reports.

Social justice this year’s hot topic for summer reading assignments

Incoming freshmen across the country are being introduced to social justice concepts before even setting foot on campus, through increasingly prevalent summer reading assignments.

Although common reading...

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Whittier Law Prof Instructs Students on Dangers of Censorship

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Posted by    Friday, July 15, 2016 at 11:00am

We need more professors to stand up for free speech.

The FIRE blog reports that one professor at Whittier gets it.

Whittier Law Professor Instructs Students on the Dangers of Censorship

A group of law students sent an anonymous letter to one of their professors objecting to the fact that she wore a “Black...

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Lena Dunham Agrees Oberlin Cafeteria Sushi is Cultural Appropriation

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Posted by    Friday, July 15, 2016 at 8:00am

Lena Dunham went to Oberlin which should surprise absolutely no one.

Dazed reports.

Lena Dunham supports that sushi is cultural appropriation

Lena Dunham has spoken out in support of her old college, where students are protesting the use of “culturally appropriated food” like sushi in its dining h...

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Tuition Hike Expected at UMass Causes Concern on Boston Campus

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Posted by    Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

As you can probably imagine, lots of people are unhappy about this development.

The Boston Globe reports.

Expected hike in UMass tuition looms large on Boston campus

Any university would be hard pressed to think up a better student than Rohan Nijhawan. He’s intelligent, driven, and loyal to his school, UMass Boston. His near-perfect...

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CUNY Prof Claims He Was Fired for Criticizing Black Student’s Homework

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Posted by    Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 2:00pm

Given recent developments, is this so hard to believe?

The College Fix reports.

Professor sues CUNY, claims he was fired for criticizing black student’s homework

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) political science adjunct John Trujillo is suing the City University of New York (CUNY) for $3 million in a reverse discrimination lawsuit.

After getting...

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Trustees Vote No Confidence in Temple University President

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Posted by    Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 11:00am

This is the worst job review a college president can get. Wow.

FOX News reported.

Temple board announces intention to dismiss president

The board of trustees of Temple University has taken a unanimous vote of no confidence in President Neil Theobald and announced its intention to dismiss him.

The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/29C2XjN ) reports that...

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Harvard Study Finds Campus Controversies Affect Enrollment

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Posted by    Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 8:00am

The University of Missouri is learning this lesson the hard way.

Campus Reform reported.

Harvard study: campus scandals devastate enrollment

Contradicting the adage that “all press is good press,” a new study shows that when colleges are shrouded in public scandal they can also expect a decrease in applications.

According to a working paper out...

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Campus Carry Takes Effect in Texas on August 1st

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 5:00pm

The Daily Texan provides some information on the new rules below.

Campus Carry Implementation Task Force provides information on campus carry

Starting on Aug. 1, those with a License to Carry (LTC) will be permitted to carry a concealed handgun on campus.

During the fall 2015 semester, the Campus Carry Policy Working Group developed...

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Millennial Voters Concerned About Hillary’s Trustworthiness

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 2:00pm

Campus Reform recently spoke with young voters about Hillary Clinton, the email scandal and her trustworthiness.

Even people who identify as Democrats had concerns.

Here’s more.

VIDEO: Young voters don’t need indictment to distrust Hill...

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