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Virginia Tech Seeks To Block Fine In Shooting Case

Virginia Tech says it acted appropriately in alerting the campus that bloody spring day in 2007 during what turned out to be the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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Clery Act Reminder – Why the Penn State Scandal Matters to the Academy

The U.S. Department of Education has announced that it will conduct an investigation into whether Penn State University failed to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act in regard to allegations of sexual misconduct on campus by a former Penn State football coach.

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Penn State Scandal Puts Campus Police In Spotlight

At Penn State, as at many colleges, campus police occupy an unusual and much-misunderstood spot on the law enforcement spectrum -- and when scandal breaks, that often leads to questions about divided loyalties.

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Man Carrying An Umbrella Puts E. Carolina U On Lockdown

Authorities say they believe the person reportedly seen on East Carolina University campus carrying what initially authorities thought was a gun was carrying an umbrella.

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Update: U of Iowa Alert Was Issued Due To "Credible Threat" Report

Police said a report of harassment near the University of Iowa campus eventually led to a Hawk Alert warning recipients about an armed subject.

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UNC Wilmington Issues Alert Of Gunman On Campus

Classes were scheduled to proceed as usual this morning at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, as the search continued for a gunman who ran toward the campus after a holdup overnight.

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UC Regents Call Off Meeting; Campuses Set For Protest

College campuses around California are scheduled to erupt in protest today through Thursday, as anger at tuition increases and sympathy with an embattled faculty union combine with the spirit of the ongoing Occupy movement.

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Virginia Commonwealth U Says Server With 176,000 Files Hacked

Virginia Commonwealth University says a school server that included personal data of more than 176,000 current and former faculty, staff, students and affiliates has been hacked.

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U.S. Department Of Education To Launch Investigation Into Penn State Sex Scandal

The department says it is investigating whether Penn State is in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

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Laptop Containing Private Student Information Stolen At Warren County Community College

A laptop computer missing from Warren County Community College contains sensitive student data including names and Social Security numbers, school officials confirmed Thursday.

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