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McDonnell To U.Va. Board: Resolve Presidency Or Go

Gov. Bob McDonnell gave an ultimatum Friday to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors: Resolve the school's presidency crisis at your meeting Tuesday, or you'll be replaced the next day.

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Interim U.Va. Leader Disagreed With President's Ouster

Temporarily taking the reins of a campus in upheaval, the University of Virginia’s new interim president said today he thought long and hard before accepting the job.

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University Of Calif. Faces Mounting Pension Costs

The cost of pensions and retiree health benefits are soaring at the University of California, increasing pressure to raise tuition and cut academic programs at one of the nation's leading public college systems.

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Roxbury College Leader To Leave

Oversight record prompted US audit Faculty defends Gomes’s leadership

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Amid Uproar, U.Va. Names Interim President

In a tumultuous day on the University of Virginia’s historic campus, the leader of the school’s embattled governing board apologized Monday for the “pain, anger and confusion” caused by the forced resignation of the university’s first female president.

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After Meeting With Dragas, U.Va. Profs Ask Her To Resign

Representatives of the University of Virginia faculty held what they called a “cordial” discussion this morning with the head of U.Va.'s governing board, but it was clear the meeting didn't quell the gathering furor over the forced resignation of the university president.

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Researcher Sues UCLA, Says His Firing Was Political

UCLA researcher sues in an attempt to retain the position he's held for 35 years. He argues that he was targeted for his work on pollution and secondhand smoke.

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Overhaul Of Human Resources System Gives UW-Madison A Chance To Reorganize

For weeks, it's the topic that's drawn thousands of UW-Madison employees into meetings, late night forums and heated debates.

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Unions Seek Amendments In NJ Higher Education Bill

Labor unions representing faculty, staff, and others who would be affected by a bill to overhaul higher education in New Jersey have asked lawmakers to tweak the measure so that thousands of current employees are protected.

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UW-Madison To Give Merit-Based Raises To Third Of Faculty, Staff

UW-Madison will give targeted raises to about one-third of its faculty and academic staff members in an effort to make salaries more competitive and buoy spirits amid a four-year dry spell in across-the-board pay increases.

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