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How Obamacare Health Reform Could Affect Faculty At Colleges And Universities

With about a year left before major portions of the federal health reform law take effect, colleges around the country – including Grand Rapids Community College – are looking for more guidance about how new regulations will affect adjunct instructors.

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U of Tennessee Chancellors: We Cannot Support Health Benefits For Gay Partners

University of Tennessee Chancellor Jimmy Cheek and Agriculture Chancellor Larry Arrington have told faculty they cannot support health benefits for unmarried and gay partners because of state laws.

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Director Of Yale's $19.4B Endowment Has Cancer

Yale University's chief investment officer, who has overseen the dramatic growth of the Ivy League school's endowment to $19.4 billion, is undergoing treatment for cancer, university officials said Thursday.

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Gov. Bobby Jindal Says LSU Will Protect Health-Care Services Despite State Budget Cuts

Gov. Bobby Jindal said Tuesday he's confident LSU's network of public hospitals and clinics will safeguard health care services, despite cuts that strip a quarter of the system's funding.

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Northwestern, Washington & Lee Sign With Care.Com's Workplace Solutions To Enhance Benefit Programs Santa Clara University Renews Relationship

Care.com, Inc., a leader in providing families with access to care providers and solutions, announced that Northwestern University and Washington and Lee University have selected its Workplace Solutions program to provide a new level of work-life support for their communities.

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University Of California Students Reflect On Proposed Smoking Bans

It's hard to find people smoking on the UC Davis campus these days. On a recent visit during summer recess, nobody was smoking in the quads or social areas.

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FIU Medical School Slow To Take Medicaid Cases

Florida International University’s medical school — which has touted itself as an ally to the medically-underserved — is being criticized for not yet accepting Medicaid at its recently-opened physicians’ office.

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MSU Raises Tuition 3.5% For 2012-13, Drops Health Insurance Mandate

Michigan State University is increasing tuition next year by $420 for the typical full-time in-state student and dropping its student health insurance mandate under political pressure from the Legislature.

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Michigan State U's Health Insurance Requirement Could Restrict Tuition Increase

Michigan State University's student health insurance mandate may restrict its ability to raise tuition next year under a budget deal for universities passed Friday by the state House.

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Catholic Dioceses, Colleges Sue Over Obama Mandate

Roman Catholic leaders opened a new front against the Obama administration mandate that employers provide workers birth control coverage, filing federal lawsuits Monday on behalf of dioceses, schools and health care agencies that argued the requirement violates religious freedom.

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