In the absence of immediate fiscal strains, UVM’s leaders had the luxury Friday of celebrating the year’s accomplishments, on one hand, and publicly ruminating on the big changes that might befall UVM, and higher education generally, on the other.
Fired California University of Pennsylvania president Angelo Armenti Jr., in an undated written statement, defended himself against what he called the "most damaging of the false allegations" presented in an audit critical of the school's financial practices.
University of Montana Vice President Jim Foley was so upset that an alleged rape victim spoke publicly about UM’s handling of her case that he asked whether action could be taken against her under the Student Code of Conduct.
An estimated 65,000 undocumented students graduate from U.S. high schools each year, according to a study by the College Board. Between 5 percent and 10 percent of them go on to college, the American Association of State Colleges estimates.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency should reduce its rebuilding grants to Tulane University by $24.5 million to reflect private insurance payments made to the college after Hurricane Katrina, according to a federal inspector general's report.
The Big Ten cable network has been an unchallenged success promoting conference sports to a national audience and making money for its members. The academic programming its leaders had promised hasn't panned out.