Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 08/19/2012 - 9:27pm
Prestigious Emory University intentionally misreported student data to rankings magazines for more than a decade, the Atlanta school disclosed Friday, adding its high-profile name to a growing list of institutions caught up in scandals over rankings pressure.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:43pm
A month hardly goes by without some scandal at a North Dakota institution of higher learning appearing on the front pages of the state’s newspapers. And, after the roughing-up in the last session of the Legislature, higher education can’t afford any more scandals.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 07/24/2012 - 7:39pm
State Farm is pulling its ads from Penn State football broadcasts, while General Motors is reconsidering its sponsorship deal and Wall Street is threatening to downgrade the school's credit rating, suggesting the price of the sexual abuse scandal could go well beyond the $60 million fine and other penalties imposed by the NCAA.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 07/04/2012 - 7:02pm
Students here have simply called it the “E Room” as they toiled in the kitchen to feed some 1.5 million diners over the last 38 years. But on Thursday, the Escoffier Restaurant, the fusty, classically inspired, formal French dining room of the Culinary Institute of America, will close its doors in preparation for a radical transformation into a sleek, haute brasserie.