Quick Takes: Threat to Minority Students, More Philadelphia Lawyers, Fake War Hero
Submitted by Scott Jaschik on April 22, 2005 - 4:00am
Trinity International University, in the Chicago suburbs, evacuated its minority students from campus Thursday, after three students received threatening letters, local television stations reported. According to the reports, the FBI has joined local authorities in investigating.
Drexel University has announced plans to create a new law school. The new school will focus on health and technology issues and eventually enroll 600 students, according to an article in The Philadelphia Inquirer (free registration required) . Pending reviews by state officials and accreditors, the law school could open next year.
A student at Meredith College, in North Carolina, faces federal charges of impersonating a military officer, CBS News reported. The student, who wore an Air Force uniform, explained frequent absences as missions to Iraq and Afghanistan, and won a full scholarship to the college based on her alleged military service.