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Southeastern Oklahoma State University Sued by the Feds For Alleged Discrimination

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6:30pm

A major state university in Oklahoma is also under fire. This time though, it’s for allegedly discriminating against a transgendered professor.

KOCO reports:

Feds sue Oklahoma university, allege gender discrimination

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Southeastern Oklahoma State University, alleging the school in Durant discriminated against a transgender professor and then fired...

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‘Free’ Tuition Scholarships Announced at Harper College

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 9:30am

Qualifying students might be eligible for ‘free’ tuition at Harper College.

Robert McCoppin reports for the Chicago Tribune:

Harper College announces free tuition scholarships

When Ken Ender was in college, he was initially a C-minus student who was more interested in track than school. Eventually, he said he realized how important school was to...

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President of Butler University Gets Involved in Religious Freedom Act

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Posted by    Monday, March 30, 2015 at 6:30pm

James Danko, President of Butler University entered the fray when he released a statement on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act yesterday.

Sabrina Adams reports for Fox59:

Butler University president releases statement on Religious Freedom Act

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 29, 2015) — The president of Butler University, James Danko, released a statement on Indiana’s Religious...

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Northeastern University Defaced With Swastikas — Again

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Posted by    Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:30am

About that whole anti-semitism on college campuses thing…

Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta reports for the Boston Globe:

Swastikas found at Northeastern University

For the second time in the past four months, swastikas were discovered scrawled at Northeastern University early Sunday morning, according to a letter sent to students by university President Joseph E. Aoun.

A resident assistant...

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Obamacare Causing Colleges to Consider Dumping Student Health Insurance

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Posted by    Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 5:00pm

Gee, who saw this coming?

Donna Gordon Blankinship reports for the Associated Press (posted by the Huffington Post):

Colleges Are Getting Out Of The Health Insurance Business

SEATTLE (AP) — The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business.

Experts are divided on whether...

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University of Minnesota Student Missing

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Posted by    Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2:00pm

Police are searching for 22-year-old Jennifer Houle.

KSTP reports:

Police Search for Missing University of Minnesota Student

Police are seeking help in finding a 22-year-old woman who was reported missing on Friday.
Jennifer Houle was last seen at Blarney Pub and Grill in Dinkytown on Friday around 1 a.m., according to the Minneapolis Police Department.

At...

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Moral Standards of Christian Colleges Under Fire

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Posted by    Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 5:00pm

Are Christian universities being forced to capitulate to secular demands?

Heather Sells reports for CBN:

Christian Colleges’ Moral Standards Taking Heat

WENHAM, Mass. — More than 450,000 students attend colleges focused on Christ-centered learning. These schools often require students and faculty to sign a faith statement committing to certain beliefs and behaviors.

In the past,...

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Are Fraternity Problems Hurting the Higher Education Business?

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Posted by    Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 2:00pm

A wave of fraternity problems is causing reaching ramifications for affected universities.

News9 reports:

Fraternity Woes Impact Business Of Higher Education

NORMAN, Oklahoma – It’s been a bad month for the nation’s university Greek fraternity system. The last few weeks saw allegations of racist slurs at a University of Oklahoma fraternity, suspension of a...

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Chinese Student Organization Shut Down at Columbia

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Posted by    Friday, March 27, 2015 at 6:30pm

Reportedly, multiple policy violations resulted in the closing of one of the largest Chinese student organizations.

Johan Nylander reports for Forbes:

Columbia University Closes Chinese Student Organization

One of the largest Chinese student organizations in the United States has been shut down due to violations of financial and organizational policies.

A short statement on...

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Racist Chant Findings Released by University of Oklahoma

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Posted by    Friday, March 27, 2015 at 3:05pm

Weeks after a private recording of a racist fraternity chant surfaced, the University of Oklahoma has released the findings of their investigation.

Just in, Sean Murphy reports for the Associated Press:

University of Oklahoma Unveils Racist Chant Probe Findings

The University of Oklahoma’s president says members of...

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Frat Member from University of Oklahoma Apologizes Publicly

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Posted by    Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 6:30pm

The University of Oklahoma frat member caught on film apologized publicly today.

Susanna Kim reports for ABC News:

University of Oklahoma Fraternity Member Speaks Up for First Time

One of the former University of Oklahoma fraternity members seen chanting a racist song in a video spoke publicly for the first time today, saying he’s...

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Are Colleges Destroying Admissions Records?

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Posted by    Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 3:30pm

According to Buzzfeed, after a Stanford University article explained how to access the secrets of your college admission file, some of the nation’s top university’s are having Enron parties with admissions files.

Molly Hensley-Clancy reports:

Elite Colleges Are Now Destroying Admissions Records

This January, a group of Stanford University students gained access to their...

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University of Phoenix Losing Steam?

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 6:30pm

Enrollment at the online university is down. Way down.

Spencer Jakab writes at the Wall Street Journal:

University of Phoenix Flames Out

Executives at Apollo Education Group Inc. would love to live their marketing slogan: “I am a Phoenix.”

While the once-soaring for-profit education giant isn’t in ashes, its business has shriveled. For example, degreed...

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University of Mary Washington Rugby Team Suspended After Recorded Chant Surfaces

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 9:30am

So this happened…

Erin Gloria Ryan of Jezebel writes:

Entire College Rugby Team Suspended Over Recorded ‘Fuck a Whore’ Chant

One chilly afternoon in late November 2014, a few dozen students at the University of Mary Washington gathered in a house about a half mile off their Fredericksburg, Virgini...

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NY’s ‘Victim and Survivor Bill of Rights’ Harms Students’ Due Process Rights

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 5:00pm

Further compromising college student’s right to due process isn’t exactly progress. And that’s why FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) is opposing the bill.

Susan Kruth writes for FIRE:

Proposed ‘Victim and Survivor Bill of Rights’ Further Jeopardizes New York Students’ Due Process Rights

New York’s proposed budget for 2015–16 reportedly contains provisions...

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No Evidence Of Rape At UVA Fraternity Say Charlottesville Police

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 8:00am

Rape Culture hardest hit…

From our parent site, Legal Insurrection:

No evidence of rape at UVA fraternity say Charlottesville police

The seminal case in the fight against ‘rape culture’ ended today, leaving a giant, gaping hole in the Rape Culture agenda.

An investigation conducted by the Charlottesville Police Department found no evidence of rape at...

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Bloomsburg University Athlete Kicked Off Team For Tweet

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Posted by    Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:30pm

Be careful what you tweet…

Clay Lepard reports for WNEP:

Bloomsburg University Athlete Kicked off Team After Offensive Mo’ne Davis Tweet

BLOOMSBURG — A baseball player at Bloomsburg University has been kicked off the team...

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Why Did Ted Cruz Pick Liberty Universtiy?

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Posted by    Monday, March 23, 2015 at 3:30pm

Senator Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for President last night on Twitter. Today, he launches his campaign from Liberty University.

From the CNN Wire at WTVR:

Why Ted Cruz picked Liberty University

WASHINGTON — It’s no accident that Sen. Ted Cruz chose Liberty University to make his expected presidential announcement on Monday.

Founded by former...

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Reportedly, Shooting Near Edinboro University Involves Students

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Posted by    Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 5:00pm

This is tragic.

Stephanie Ritenbaugh reports for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Students involved in shooting near Edinboro University campus

A shooting that happened Friday night near Edinboro University’s campus involved university students, officials confirmed Saturday.

Two individuals were shot in the 100 block of Meadville Street and were transported to the hospital. Their condition was...

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Ted Cruz Has ‘Important Speech’ For Liberty University

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Posted by    Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 2:00pm

Will Cruz announce a Presidential bid at this ‘important speech?’ The tension mounts…

Fox News reports:

Cruz to deliver ‘important speech’ at Liberty University — but aides mum on possible presidential bid announcement

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is set to deliver an “important speech” at a Virginia university...

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Southampton University Holds Anti-Israel Conference

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Posted by    Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 5:00pm

Thankfully, their conference questioning Israel’s right to exist has been condemned as anti-semitic.

Patrick Sawer, and Jonny Paul report for The Telegraph:

University’s ‘anti-Semitic’ Israel conference condemned

A leading British university has been condemned for hosting a conference questioning Israel’s right to exist which critics say will legitimise anti-Semitism.

Pressure is growing on Southampton...

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There’s More To The Reed College Student Getting Banned From Class Story…

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Posted by    Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 8:00am

Yesterday it was reported that a student from Reed College was banned from class because of his views on rape. Today, more details reveal the issue was not one of opinion, but one of behavior.

From our parent site, Legal Insurrection:

College student banished from class for his views on rape?

Yesterday, BuzzFeed News...

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