- Quick Takes: Obama on Science, Grassley Probes U. of Chicago Hospital, Al-Arian Is Out of Jail, Georgia Adds Posts to Help Harassment Victims, McGill Accused of Ignoring Plagiarism
- Quick Takes: Court Backs College's Right to Videotape Offices, Leave for President Accused of Harassment, Hearing on Scholar Excluded From U.S., Bush to Speak at 4 Commencements, Democrats Unveil Loan Legislation, Teams at 7 NCAA Colleges Face Penalties
- Quick Takes: Reforms Urged on Athletics, Threats at Riverside, Emerson Dean's Lender Ties, Why a Chair Was Removed, Settlement on Student Press, Settlement in Wisconsin, Poor Math Alignment, NCAA Goes After Another Blogger, Old Fashioned Grade Changing
- Quick Takes: Ohio State Librarian Cleared, Possible Sex Assault at President's Home, Al-Arian to Be Deported, Race and a Math Question, Scholarship for Duke Accuser, Wisconsin Finding Challenged, Impact of Drug Law, Iowa Tornado
- Quick Takes: Harvard Loses $350M, Dueling Charges at Eastern Mich., Corinthian to Pay $6.5M, $100M for Nursing School, Size vs. Ethics, Cambridge Settles Suit, Graduates Who Teach, Protest on Proposed Overhead Cap, Suit Rejected on Admitting Men
Quick Takes: Harassment, Ethics and Racial Preferences
March 14, 2005
- The former chancellor of the University of New Orleans used more than $45,000 in state funds to help pay for the weddings of two daughters, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune . The newspaper reported that the Louisiana Board of Ethics and Gregory M. St. L. O'Brien, who is now president of the Argosy University Group, had negotiated a settlement to end a state inquiry into the matter, and that the settlement imposed no fines on O'Brien.
- Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges have decided to open a summer program for incoming minority students to all first-year students in response to a legal threat from the Center for Equal Opportunity, reported The Phoenix, the student newspaper at Swarthmore. Officials at the colleges said the chance was needed to bring the Summer Tri-Co Institute into compliance with the "letter of the law" in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's 2003 decision involving admissions practices at the University of Michigan.
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