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July 26, 2012
Many more colleges either have or aspire to create services dedicated to student veterans and active-duty military members, according to a survey. But institutions also say budgets are an issue.
July 24, 2012
The governing body entered new territory Monday with its sanctions of Penn State, leaving many asking, when can't it act?
July 23, 2012
Survivors of sexual assault want Congress to expand protections and increase campus funding with the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, but some say the provisions would go too far.
July 23, 2012
Experts often cite escalating revenues and spending in athletics as a driver in the culture that, according to the Freeh report, helped enable the Penn State scandal. But don't look for the cash flow to slow any time soon.
July 19, 2012
Pennsylvania State University trustees who tried in 2004 to strengthen the board’s oversight of President Graham Spanier and Coach Joe Paterno said the board’s failure to vote on proposed reforms may have helped keep Jerry Sandusky’s crimes under wraps, ESPN reported Wednesday. After reviewing the proposals, Spanier and the then-board chair, Cynthia Baldwin, declined to put them to a full vote, according to ESPN.
July 17, 2012
Remaking Penn State football with some grand gesture isn't as simple as an outraged public might think, and so far, calls to cancel the upcoming season have gone unanswered. But without doing so, can the university really move on?
July 13, 2012
The Penn State investigation identified many culprits, but also pointed to a much larger, more complicated problem: the unchecked culture of athletics on campus.
July 6, 2012
Some administrators and faculty are investing time and energy into the hypothesis that hopeful students are more successful in college.
July 5, 2012
Undocumented students like President Obama's executive order. But as dust settles and clarity on some points has yet to emerge, many worry about unresolved issues. One Texas university tries to provide guidance.
July 3, 2012
All of the sports except one that were slated for elimination at the University of Maryland at College Park were officially terminated Monday, after seven of eight failed to reach the necessary fund-raising goals to stay alive. But men’s outdoor track and field still must meet “a number of other benchmarks” to keep the sport on the books, the athletic department said in a statement.