Black Caucus Will Audit Its Scholarships
- Quick Takes: Sallie Mae Eyes Private Loan Growth, More Scrutiny of Pharmaceutical Ties, Another Student Paper in Trouble, Doctorates That Aren't Doctorates, Concerns on 9/11 Scholarships, Caucus for Black Colleges, Law Profs' Campaign Contributions
- President Forced to Fire His Wife
- Quick Takes: Dispute on Web Addresses, Princeton Averts Tenure Fight, Rutgers Reorganization, Anti-Nepotism Rules in Georgia, Basketball Turmoil at Santa Clara
- Quick Takes: Gas Leak Sickens VT Students, Psychologists Condemn Torture, Iowa Settles Suits on 'Monster Study,' Race and Teacher Tests, Court Tells Southern Ill. to Release Documents, How SMU Courted Bush, Purdue Suspends 5 Frats, Closing Tunnels
- Beyond Consanguinity
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation has announced that it will conduct an audit of its scholarship program, following reports of repeated violations of its rules by one member, The Dallas Morning News reported. The Morning News revealed recently that Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, a Texas Democrat, gave 23 scholarships to four of her relatives and two children of a top aide -- violating the foundation's anti-nepotism rules and requirements that scholarship recipients live in the districts of the members awarding the funds.