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U. of Cincinnati Grapples With the Legacy of a Black Man Killed by Its Police

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:55am
The shooting of Samuel DuBose forced university leaders to ask basic questions about their private police force. The answers were not pretty.
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Bonuses Push More Public-College Leaders Past $1 Million

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 6:30pm
Five presidents hit that mark in 2015, and three of them were in Texas, according to The Chronicle's annual analysis of compensation at the top.
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Why an HBCU Leader Felt Compelled to Speak Out on Race and Policing

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 2:49pm
John Silvanus Wilson Jr., president of Morehouse College, wrote a widely cited essay for The Huffington Post about an incident in which he was stopped by the police "for no apparent reason." He hopes his experience is instructive to a new generation of black men.
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Disturbed by Protests, State Lawmakers Appoint a Panel to Audit the U. of Missouri

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 4:55am
The Missouri legislature has put together a commission to recommend changes in the state-university system. Nothing is off limits.
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How ‘Campus Carry’ Will Change the Way Texas Students Live Their Lives

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 4:55am
A law that allows people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry their guns on college campuses will have effects that reverberate beyond the classroom.
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Can U. of Tennessee Students Keep a Staple of LGBT Life Afloat?

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 12:01am
When state lawmakers stripped funding for the university’s diversity office, they put its Pride Center in peril. The students trying to save it are getting a crash course in budgeting and leadership.
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In Houston, a Student Leader Faces Calls to Resign After Posting 'Forget #BlackLivesMatter'

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:58am
The post, by the vice president of the University of Houston’s student government, has since been deleted. But many of her peers are expressing outrage on social media.
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When a Board Fires a President Who Fired a Provost

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:55am
The leadership shake-up at Temple University, where the Board of Trustees is moving to dismiss Neil D. Theobald, is a story of shifting blame and questions of financial mismanagement.
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Talking Over the Racial Divide

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:55am
How much can a half-semester course shift a lifetime of experience?
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How the Shooting in Dallas Turned a College Into a Crime Scene

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 4:55am
New details reveal a clearer timeline of what happened after the man suspected of killing five police officers burst into a building at El Centro College.
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As Police Responded to the Orlando Shooting, Some Students Were Along for the Ride

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 4:55am
A handful of exchange students happened to be shadowing officers who reacted to last month’s massacre. They weren’t at the scene, but they heard it play out in real time. Here, their program’s U.S. director describes what they witnessed.
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In a Time of Tension, Universities Craft New Free-Speech Policies

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 4:55am
After a year of highly publicized protests against racism on campuses, colleges must decide this summer what the balance between free speech and public order will look like in the coming academic year.
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College Campuses Are Being Overrun by Pokémon Go

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 4:40am
A new game spinning off the ’90s kids’ card-game phenomenon has students exploring their campuses through new eyes — their smartphones. College officials are trying to keep up.
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Video: Adapting in Tough Times

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 4:59am
Allison Garrett, president of Emporia State University, in Kansas, talks about how her institution is dealing with a challenging state budget.
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When Does a Student-Affairs Official Cross the Line?

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 4:55am
In a time of protest and recrimination, balancing the goals of students and an institution can be perilous. The University of Missouri found that out when a student-life administrator turned up in a viral video.
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What’s Next for College Students Who Backed Bernie

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 4:55am
With Sen. Bernie Sanders expected to bow out of the presidential race on Tuesday, campus activists who supported him are divided on Hillary Clinton and remain focused on broad political change.
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1997: Professor, You’ve Been Scammed

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 7:33pm
A fast talker posing as a well-known sports sociologist bilked dozens of scholars out of more than $200,000.
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As a Shooting Unfolds, Hours of Chaos and Fear at Dallas's El Centro College

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 6:07pm
The gunfire that claimed the lives of five police officers erupted outside a campus building, stranding students who were taking final exams.
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When a Chancellor Blocks a Student on Twitter

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 4:55am
The blocking, then unblocking, of a student by the chancellor at East Carolina University demonstrates how quickly college leaders can find themselves taking heat online.
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