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  1. New presidents or provosts: Charleston Eastern Wyoming Jefferson Oakland Tompkins Widener

    of Business and Industry at Casper College, in Wyoming, has been selected as president of Eastern Wyoming ...

    Doug Lederman - Oct 26 2017

  2. Play Our Summertime Cartoon Caption Contest

    is the registrar at Wyoming Catholic College and will receive an Amazon gift certificate and a signed copy ...

    Doug Lederman - Jun 19 2017

  3. New presidents or provosts: Bonaventure Central Wyoming Housatonic McHenry Northwestern Saint Xavier SUNO UT-Knoxville Yeshiva

    there. Brad Tyndall, interim president of Central Wyoming College, has been named to the job ...

    Doug Lederman - Feb 2 2017

  4. New presidents or provosts: APUS Cincinnati State Crafton Ferrum Pierce San Bernardino SOU Stevens Wyoming

    Kate Miller, dean of the College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University, has been chosen as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Wyoming. Kim Mooney, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Franklin Pierce University, in New Hampshire, has been promoted ...

    Doug Lederman - Aug 18 2016

  5. New presidents or provosts: Centenary Dayton Foothill Grays Harbor Hawaii Lorain Marywood SDSU Wyoming

    Glenn Arbery, interim president at Wyoming Catholic College, has been promoted to the job on a permanent basis. Marcia J. Ballinger, provost and vice president of academic and learner services at Lorain County Community College, in Ohio, has been promoted to president there. Paul Benson, interim provost ...

    Doug Lederman - Jun 27 2016

  6. Wyoming community college to close journalism program at center of dispute

    The tiny journalism program at Wyoming's Northwest College has been a burr in the saddle of administrators for years. Its faculty members advised the student newspaper, The Northwest Trail, which regularly published articles that explored controversial issues on the campus, and twice in the last decade, first ...

    Doug Lederman - May 4 2016

  7. New presidents or provosts: Abington Brandeis Hamilton Manhattanville McHenry MCLA Radford Staffordshire Wyoming

    University, has been named president of the University of Wyoming. David Wippman, the William S. Pattee ...

    Doug Lederman - Mar 8 2016

  8. New presidents or provosts: Connecticut State GWU Maharishi Richland Santa Barbara/Ventura St. Charles Sciences Scripps South Carolina State Springfield Ventura

    of Central Wyoming College, has been chosen as president of Richland Community College, in Illinois. College ...

    Doug Lederman - Aug 25 2016

  9. Great White Shark Diet

    In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Wyoming's Sora Kim discusses how scientists ... researcher in the department of geology and geophysics at Wyoming, where her research interests include ... of this podcast can be found here. Academic Minute ACE 11-20-12 U Wyoming- Shark Bait.mp3 ...

    Doug Lederman - Nov 20 2012

  10. Wyoming Trustees Appoint President, Bypassing Policy on Consultation

    The University of Wyoming's Board of Trustees on Thursday gave Interim President Richard McGinity the job on a permanent basis, seemingly bypassing a university bylaw requiring consultation with a faculty committee, the Casper Star-Tribune reported. McGinity has served as interim president-- ...

    Doug Lederman - Jan 17 2014

  11. New presidents provosts Anoka CMU John Tyler Lourdes UNT-Dallas Winthrop Wyoming

    vice president at Oklahoma State University,  has been named president of the University of Wyoming ...

    Doug Lederman - May 31 2013

  12. Judge Lifts Ban on Publishing Article on Wyoming College

    A Wyoming judge on Tuesday lifted a ban on The Wyoming Tribune Eagle publishing an article about a report on the president of Laramie County Community College and his actions during a student trip to Costa Rica. The college won an injunction last week, claiming that federal privacy protection laws would ...

    Doug Lederman - May 26 2010

  13. Wyoming College Blocks Newspaper Article

    Laramie County Community College went to a Wyoming judge last week and won an injunction to block The Wyoming Tribune Eagle from publishing an article about the conduct of Darrell Hammon, the college's president, on a 2008 student trip to Costa Rica, the newspaper reported. The Tribune Eagle has obtained ...

    Doug Lederman - May 24 2010

  14. U. of Wyoming Rejects Idea of Policy on Speakers

    The University of Wyoming is not going to adopt a policy on guest speakers, despite recent controversies involving some invited to the campus, The Star-Tribune reported. Some have suggested the university needs a policy in light of its decision to stop an appearance by William Ayers, the former ...

    Doug Lederman - Sep 17 2010

  15. U. of Wyoming Calls Off William Ayers Lecture

    The University of Wyoming has called off a planned lecture by William Ayers-- the one-time leader ... The appearance was criticized by many in Wyoming, and the Social Justice Research Center cited a variety ... talks by Ayers have cited safety issues, but Wyoming's announcement was unusual in arguing ...

    Doug Lederman - Mar 31 2010

  16. Judge Rules U. of Wyoming Must Let Ayers Speak

    A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the University of Wyoming to let William Ayers speak on the campus today-- and to reverse a decision to bar him from appearing. The university originally cited political controversy over Ayers, a University of Illinois at Chicago education professor who ...

    Doug Lederman - Apr 28 2010

  17. Protests at Wyoming Over Naming Center for Cheney

    The University of Wyoming is facing protests over its decision to name a center for international students after Dick Cheney, the former vice president, who donated $3.2 million that was used ... at the University of Wyoming. Should we subject potential donors and the purpose of their gift to public referendum? ...

    Doug Lederman - Sep 9 2009

  18. Wyoming Toughens Up on Unaccredited

    Among those who are knowledgeable about higher education accreditation and licensure, Wyoming has ... the perception is," and that Wyoming's reputation as a haven for academically suspect institutions was damaging the overall view of the state. So after much deliberation and a year of study, Wyoming ...

    Doug Lederman - Mar 20 2006

  19. Wyoming Criticized by Lawmakers Over Partner Benefits

    Legislators are complaining about a University of Wyoming policy adopted in May to authorize administrators to issue vouchers for the health insurance for the domestic partners of employees, The Casper Star-Tribune reported. The policy approved by the university's board allows the vouchers to be issued only ...

    Doug Lederman - Jul 6 2009

  20. Wyoming Poetry Professor Believed to Have Died in Japan

    Craig Arnold, an award-winning poet and professor at the University of Wyoming, is believed to have died on a Japanese island. Arnold, who was fascinated by and wrote about volcanoes, set off on a hike on April 27 and never returned, prompting extensive search efforts. Poets and English professors ...

    Doug Lederman - May 11 2009

  21. Wyoming Professor Disappears in Japan

    Authorities in Japan are searching for Craig Arnold,  an award-winning poet and assistant professor of English at the University of Wyoming. Arnold has been missing since Sunday, when he disappeared while visiting a volcano site on the island of Kuchinoerabu-jima. Arnold has been working on a book ...

    Doug Lederman - May 1 2009

  22. New Presidents or Provosts: Central Carolina CC, Eastern Wyoming College, Gloucester County College, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Touro U., U. of South Carolina

    Thomas Armstrong, vice president for instructional services at Otero Junior College, in Colorado, has been named president of Eastern Wyoming College. Russell A. Davis, acting and interim president of Gloucester County College, in New Jersey, has been appointed to the job on a permanent basis. T. Eston (Bud) ...

    Doug Lederman - Jul 25 2008

  23. Movers and Shakers: Hastings College of the Law, Ivy Tech CC-Lafayette, Knox College, Middlebury College, U. of Kentucky, U. of North Texas, U. of Wyoming

    economics at North Carolina State University, has been appointed as the Wyoming Excellence Spicer Distinguished Chair in Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming. Frank H. Wu, professor ...

    Doug Lederman - Jan 13 2010

  24. New presidents or provosts: Adams Casper Lindenwood Miami OKCC Oregon RISD Ripon WOU

    Darren Divine, vice president for academic affairs/acting vice president of student affairs at the Community College of Southern Nevada, has been selected as president of Casper College, in Wyoming. Julio Frenk, dean of faculty at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, has been appointed president ...

    Doug Lederman - Jul 7 2015

  25. 2017 budget a would-be bonanza for higher ed-- but nonstarter in Congress

    economic growth,” Senator Michael B. Enzi of Wyoming, chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, said ...

    Doug Lederman - Feb 12 2016

  26. New presidents or provosts: Cerritos Claremont Leeds Montgomery Schenectady SLCC Unity UT Washington Wayne State

    and chief academic officer at Laramie County Community College, in Wyoming, has been selected as president ...

    Doug Lederman - Jul 28 2015

  27. Fallout From Calling Off Bill Ayers Talk

    The University of Wyoming, which called off a talk by William Ayers, the one-time Weather Underground leader who is now a leading education researcher, is facing new criticism over the move. While Ayers has been canceled before, Wyoming officials were frank about their concerns over political fallout ...

    Doug Lederman - Apr 13 2010

  28. New presidents provosts Dordt JFK NDUS Reedley Wayne State Western Washington Winona

    Sandra Caldwell, associate vice president for planning and improvement at Western Wyoming Community College, has been chosen as president of Reedley College, part of the State Center Community College District, in California. Brent Carbajal, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences ...

    Doug Lederman - Jul 22 2013

  29. Keeping a Report Under Wraps

    Laramie County Community College is refusing to release a report that may criticize the conduct of Darrel Hammon, the president, when he served as chaperone on a college-sponsored trip to Costa Rica, The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle reported. The college says that releasing the report could violate the federal law ...

    Doug Lederman - May 17 2010

  30. New Presidents or Provosts: Antioch U. Los Angeles, Cardiff U., Diablo Valley College, Lewis-Clark State College, Rosemont College, U. of Arkansas System

    at Casper College, in Wyoming, has been hired as provost at Lewis-Clark State College, in Idaho. ...

    Doug Lederman - Aug 5 2011

  31. Under Fire, President Quits at Laramie County CC

    Darrel Hammon has resigned as president of Laramie County Community College amid criticism from some trustees and faculty members, The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported. Hammon was criticized in an internal report for mishandling the suicidal behaviors of a student on a 2008 trip the president led ...

    Doug Lederman - Dec 1 2010

  32. New Presidents or Provosts: Asian U. for Women, Barnard, Drury U., Langston U., Texas Woman's U., U. of North Dakota

    of medical education and public health at the University of Wyoming, has been chosen as president ...

    Doug Lederman - Feb 8 2008

  33. Division I Universities Plan Massive New Sports League

    at El Paso, Tulsa and Wyoming. administrators institutionalfinance ...

    Doug Lederman - Feb 14 2012

  34. New Presidents or Provosts: Assumption College, Bemidji State U./Northwest Technical College, Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Owensboro Community

    in Wyoming, has been named president of Treasure Valley Community College, in Oregon. ...

    Doug Lederman - Jun 25 2010

  35. State funding upturn: familiar pattern or newfound importance for higher ed

    percent, in 2014 and West Virginia and Wyoming imposed cuts of 5 percent or more.) Legislators in many ...   West Virginia-8.9% Michigan 2.0%   Wisconsin-2.9% Minnesota 6.8%   Wyoming-6.0% Missouri-1.0%   48 ...

    Doug Lederman - Aug 23 2013

  36. Community College Ends Religious Recruiting

    Northwest College, a community college in Wyoming, announced Tuesday that it will no longer recruit students based on their religion. The announcement follows controversy over the news that Paul B. Prestwich, the president, sent recruitment letters to about 1,000 Mormon high school students last month, ...

    Doug Lederman - Mar 3 2010

  37. New Presidents or Provosts: Asheville-Buncombe Technical CC, Broome CC, Higher Colleges of Technology, Maryville College, Pacific Oaks College, Singapore U. of Technology and Design, Southeastern Oklahoma State U.

    and Design. Kevin Drumm, president of the Northern Wyoming Community College District, has been named ...

    Doug Lederman - Feb 16 2010

  38. Study: Stimulus Money Helped Public Colleges, But Problems Could Lie Ahead

    to state-- Wyoming required institutions to use the majority of the money for facility improvements, while ...

    Doug Lederman - Oct 19 2011

  39. Community Colleges Praised for Technology Efforts

    Maryland. Laramie County Community College in Wyoming took the top spot among mid-sized institutions (3,000 ...

    Doug Lederman - Oct 12 2009

  40. Senate Panel Plans Another (Contested) Hearing on For-Profit Colleges

    In a letter to Harkin Tuesday, his Republican counterpart, Senator Michael B. Enzi of Wyoming, reiterated ...

    Doug Lederman - Jun 1 2011

  41. Data show key role for community colleges in 4-year degree production

    Enrolled at 2-Year Institutions Texas 148,980 116,776 78% Wyoming 2,404 1,709 71% California 237,780 ...

    Doug Lederman - Sep 10 2012

  42. NSF Report Recounts Scientific Misconduct Findings

    others' work; and two primary investigators at a Wyoming university plagiarizing in a total of four NSF ...

    Doug Lederman - Dec 2 2009

  43. Shift in the Statehouses

    Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Wyoming, among others. Democrats, meanwhile, were expected ...

    Doug Lederman - Nov 3 2010

  44. State funds for higher education fell by 7.6% in 2011-12

    1,153,559-20.9% Wyoming 276,930 384,795 336,098-12.7% Totals (State Support) 75,369,253 78,466,026 72,528,273-7.6%   ...

    Doug Lederman - Feb 23 2014

  45. Closing the High School-College Gap

    and Wyoming-- said they had fully aligned the academic standards of their high schools with the demands ... that it had not reviewed the standards in Nebraska, New York or Wyoming to attest to their quality or rigor.) ...

    Doug Lederman - Feb 23 2006

  46. Measuring the Dreaded 'P' Word

    Wyoming, Delaware, Rhode Island and Connecticut." Importantly, he writes, "there is no evident ...

    Doug Lederman - Jul 17 2009

  47. State Budgets, in Context

    $6,499-0.8%-1.8% Wyoming $12,469 $15,572 $13,090-15.9% 5.0% U.S. Average $6,662 $6,951 $6,454-7.2%-3.1% ... 22.8% Wisconsin $ 3,675 $ 3,849 $ 3,993 3.7% 8.7% Wyoming $ 2,757 $ 2,097 $ 1,846-12.0%-33.1% U.S. ...

    Doug Lederman - Aug 20 2013

  48. More Than Bridgepoint on Trial

    (Wyoming's Michael B. Enzi, Harkin's counterpart, and Georgia's Johnny Isakson) made brief ...

    Doug Lederman - Mar 11 2011

  49. Obama Ed Budget Passes First Test

    of Wyoming both asked Duncan whether the Education Department has the staff and the technological ...

    Doug Lederman - Mar 13 2009

  50. State Spending Continues to Climb

    387,211 11.7 Wisconsin 1,131,515 1,177,160 4.0 Wyoming 221,012 n/a n/a *Increase in S.C. is artificially ...

    Doug Lederman - Dec 8 2006

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