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June 17, 2013
Despite some targeted support from the NCAA, historically black colleges struggle to keep up with increased academic standards. Given enrollments dominated by underprepared students, is more money enough?
June 13, 2013
A student expelled for having a lesbian relationship and ordered to repay $6,000 in scholarship money is fighting back.
June 12, 2013
Despite athletes' slow but continual improvement in classroom performance, more teams than ever before have been banned from postseason play for poor academic scores. HBCUs are the hardest hit.
June 11, 2013
The former department chair at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who was widely blamed for no-show classes and grade inflation that may have helped many athletes remain eligible was offered gifts like football tickets and scheduled classes for athletes' academic counselors, potentially undercutting claims by Chancellor Holden Thorp and an internal investigation's findings that the classes were not designed to benefit athletes
June 11, 2013
Student activists spur sexual assault complaints, but some say Education Department is overstepping its bounds
Student activists have shined a national spotlight on sexual assault on campuses, but others are encouraging colleges to fight back against federal rules they say are overreaching.
June 10, 2013
The National Collegiate Athletic Association has penalized Mississippi State University with reductions in football scholarship and recruiting privileges, the Division I Committee on Infractions announced Friday.
June 7, 2013
The student who was charged with violating conduct rules for speaking out about her rape and the way her allegations were handled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been exonerated, Chancellor Holden Thorp announced in a letter to campus Thursday.
June 6, 2013
Rutgers University officials knew its new athletic director Julie Hermann was involved in two lawsuits that -- coupled with recently unearthed verbal abuse allegations by Hermann’s former athletes – called the university’s vetting process into question.
June 5, 2013
Educating on rape prevention and response are important, but shifting the culture surrounding sexual violence and consent is an overlooked and potentially more effective method, one expert argues.
June 4, 2013
College health officials can't go a day without discussing mental health, but President Obama tried to accelerate a national discussion about it at a White House conference Monday.
July 23, 2012
Association imposes $60 million fine, 4-year bowl ban, steep scholarship cuts; university officials signed off. Penn State opts to take down what has become a controversial honor for the late coach, but library name will not be changed.
December 9, 2010
At Belmont University, students and faculty question how fair and how Christian it is to force out a woman for being honest that her partner is pregnant.