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Board Member: U.Va. Conflict 'Brought Embarrassment'

One of the most senior members of the University of Virginia’s board said today that the forced resignation and subsequent rehiring of the school’s president “brought embarrassment to the university."

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U of I Dance Marathon Honored For Influence

The University of Iowa’s Dance Marathon tops a list of college-based charitable organizations in the Midwest.

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Austin Community College Completes Acquisition Of Highland Mall

Austin Community College has completed its acquisition of Highland Mall for $1.7 million, clearing the way for the college to move ahead with plans to revitalize the site, officials announced today.

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Boulder Police Raise Concerns Over Airsoft Gun Incident Involving 8 CU Buffs

10 officers involved with Saturday night call involving 2 carloads of players

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N.D. Higher Ed Can't Afford Any More Scandals (Opinion)

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.

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College Town Built on Football Fears Fallout From a Scandal

In the scattered towns of central Pennsylvania, Penn State football is as much an industry as a devotion, fueled by the hundreds of thousands of fans who converge here on fall weekends and spend on hotels, meals, drinks and a mind-boggling array of Nittany Lions memorabilia.

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Thomas College Offers Workforce Discounts

Thomas College and the Maine Development Foundation are announcing a partnership that will provide workers in some Maine businesses with special rates to apply to the Waterville school and discounts for its courses.

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Jackson Lab's Progress At UConn 'On Track,' Officials Say

Last fall, when Gov. Dannel P. Malloyannounced his intention to have Jackson Laboratory build a genetics research lab on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus, the proposal moved swiftly, despite objections from some elected officials.

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Public Boarding School Plans Get Nod From Va. Tech

Virginia Tech has given a boost to plans to open a public science and math boarding school in Hampton Roads.

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ISU Gets Ok To Drill For Oil

Zoning board approves special use permit for campus

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