UC Irvine Chancellor Apologizes After School Rescinds Admission Offers

UC Irvine Chancellor Apologizes After School Rescinds Admission Offers

SAN DIEGO — The chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, says the school has readmitted most of the 500 students whose admission offers were rescinded last month. Chancellor Howard Gillman apologized Wednesday for the “unacceptable distress” caused to students after the campus abruptly pulled the offers for the current fall semester. The Los AngelesRead more about UC Irvine Chancellor Apologizes After School Rescinds Admission Offers[…]

White Nationalist Posters Found on Kansas State Campus

White Nationalist Posters Found on Kansas State Campus

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas State is speaking out after posters promoting white nationalism were plastered around on campus. The Manhattan Mercury reports that university spokesman Steve Logback says the posters that appeared Wednesday don’t reflect Kansas State values and are unwelcome. Student body president Jack Ayres said in a tweet that the student government isRead more about White Nationalist Posters Found on Kansas State Campus[…]

Notre Dame Policy to Require On-campus Living for 3 Years

Notre Dame Policy to Require On-campus Living for 3 Years

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame plans to enact a policy next fall requiring all newly enrolled undergraduates to live on campus during their freshman, sophomore and junior years. University officials told the South Bend Tribune the goal is to strengthen the school’s residential nature. But not all students are happy withRead more about Notre Dame Policy to Require On-campus Living for 3 Years[…]

Juggalos’ March on Washington to Protest ‘Gang Member’ Label

Juggalos’ March on Washington to Protest ‘Gang Member’ Label

On Saturday, Sept. 16, 2 p.m. EST, Juggalos – fans of the hip hop duo the Insane Clown Posse – from across the country will descend upon the National Mall. And they’re driven to a cause: To protest that the FBI and Department of Justice has labeled them “gang members.” The designation has caused Juggalos,Read more about Juggalos’ March on Washington to Protest ‘Gang Member’ Label[…]

Survival Tips for Faculty of Color

Survival Tips for Faculty of Color

English and African diaspora professor Shannon Gibney of Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) became subject of discrimination in 2013 when three White students accused her of making them feel uncomfortable after lecturing about structural racism. As a result, Gibney received a letter of reprimand from the college. In 2016, a website called the ProfessorRead more about Survival Tips for Faculty of Color[…]

West Virginia State Working to Add New Engineering Degrees

West Virginia State Working to Add New Engineering Degrees

As of Thursday, West Virginia State University is likely to be one step closer to starting its stand-alone engineering program. Pending a final approval process, WSVU hopes to offer majors in chemical and civil engineering starting in fall 2018. The curricula will build off the current 2+2 program already in place, where students complete twoRead more about West Virginia State Working to Add New Engineering Degrees[…]

Haddon Helps Rutgers-Camden Bring Out the Best Across the Board

Haddon Helps Rutgers-Camden Bring Out the Best Across the Board

Sporting a red Rutgers pin, Phoebe A. Haddon exudes an aura of staunch leadership and certainty about her institution’s transformational role in the lives of students. She is the first African-American woman to lead the Camden campus of the state university. Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon Under her leadership, students, faculty and staff are completing moreRead more about Haddon Helps Rutgers-Camden Bring Out the Best Across the Board[…]

Action on Student Loan Forgiveness Delayed as Rules Revised

Action on Student Loan Forgiveness Delayed as Rules Revised

WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of former students who say they were swindled by for-profit colleges are being left in limbo as the Trump administration delays action on requests for loan forgiveness, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press. The Education Department is sitting on more than 65,000 unapproved claims as it rewritesRead more about Action on Student Loan Forgiveness Delayed as Rules Revised[…]