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EMU Regents Tell University's President To Get Her Drinking Under Control

The Eastern Michigan University regents have threatened to fire President Susan Martin unless she gets her drinking under control.

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Penn St.: Donations 2nd Highest In School History

Penn State received more than $208 million in donations for the fiscal year that just ended, the second-highest total in university history despite the upheaval after the arrest of Jerry Sandusky on child sex abuse charges.

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New Trustees Seek To Help Penn State Heal

Former Penn State defensive back Adam Taliaferro inspired fans and alumni after he recovered from a spinal cord injury on the football field so serious that doctors once feared he would never walk again.

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UC Alumnus Pushes Tuition-Freeze Plan At California Colleges

A proposed state constitutional amendment would freeze tuition at UC, Cal State and community colleges at the levels students paid when they first enrolled.

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Maine College President to Climb 28 Mountains

College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins is pledging to climb all the mountain peaks in Acadia National Park today to raise money for the Bar Harbor school.

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In Wake Of Sandusky Scandal, Penn State Football Will Try To Stay The Course

Ten weeks before the debut of Bill O'Brien as Penn State's head football coach, the sun shone brilliantly Saturday on Beaver Stadium.

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Carroll U Gets $4 Million Bequest

Gift will be used in university's health sciences programs

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Unabomber Updates Harvard University Alumni Book

Harvard University alumni attending their 50th class reunion this week are getting updates on classmates, but one person stands out among those sharing news about career moves, retirements and grandkids -- Unabomber Ted Kaczynski.

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Deepening the Donor Pool

Opportunities open up with the donor-advised funds giving trend

Americans are increasingly choosing donor-advised funds (DAFs) as their preferred charitable giving vehicle. They have become the fastest growing vehicle in philanthropy, outnumbering private foundations by more than two-to-one. In 2010 (the most recent available data), grantmaking from DAFs totaled more than $6.1 billion, according to the “2011 Donor-Advised Fund Report” from National Philanthropic Trust.

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