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Firing a Coach, at a Price, With Little Evidence the Move Pays Off

For an especially lucrative occupation, one might consider becoming a fired college football coach.

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Duct Tape, Underwear And Pillow Pets: How The Block M Is Generating Millions For The University Of Michigan

University of Michigan raked in $6 million in licensing revenue from June 2011 to July 2012, and it didn't all come from hoodies and T-shirts.

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Senate Panel Wants Audit Of University Of Hawaii

A state Senate panel said Monday that the University of Hawaii could have avoided losing $200,000 in its failed attempt to hold an athletic department fundraiser if officials had performed due diligence on a company claiming to be Stevie Wonder's booking agent.

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Careful What You Tweet

While social media is a great way to share news with family and friends, students don’t always realize the implications for their ability to secure jobs in the future. Campus administrators have been trying to educate students, especially seniors, about protecting their “personal brand” online for several years. Recently, they’ve been taking steps to protect the campus brand, as reflected in select student posts, as well.

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University Of Iowa Shifts Some Duties In Athletics

University of Iowa President Sally Mason transferred responsibilities away from the athletic department on Friday and labeled incidents of sexual harassment involving former academic adviser Peter Gray “avoidable.”

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UNC Releases Additional Documents From NCAA Probe

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released Monday more than 2,500 pages of documents connected to an NCAA investigation of the football program as part of a settlement to end a public-records fight with media outlets.

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Penn St. President: School Better Than A Year Ago

Penn State has been strengthened by improvements to compliance and governance in the year since former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested, the university's president said Monday.

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Spelman College Chooses Fitness Over Athletics

Sports began on American college campuses as a way for students to blow off steam and be healthy.

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Gig 'Em! University Of Texas Campus Vandalized With Texas A&M Sayings

Just when you thought the Texas A&M-Texas rivalry was fading into the distance, a fan visits their rivals campus and vandalized buildings.

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