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  1. Wyoming Catholic Won't Use Federal Aid or Loans

    Wyoming Catholic College announced last week that it will not participate in federal student aid or loan programs. The college, founded in 2005, achieved candidate status for accreditation last year, making it eligible to apply to participate in federal student aid programs. ...

    Scott Jaschik - Mar 2 2015

  2. U. of Wyoming Didn't Ban Pledge of Allegiance

    The conservative airwaves and blogosophere were full of reports on Wednesday that the University of Wyoming had banned a veteran from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at a student government meeting. One problem is that the story wasn't entirely accurate. What really happened ...

    Scott Jaschik - Jun 19 2014

  3. U. of Wyoming Academics Alarmed by Legislation

    University of Wyoming officials are speaking out against legislation that would require deans to meet twice a year with state legislators to discuss various issues, The Star-Tribune reported. Legislators say they want to work more closely with the university, but many academics believe ...

    Scott Jaschik - Feb 20 2014

  4. 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 ...

    Doug Lederman - Jan 17 2014

  5. After 4 Month Tenure, U. of Wyoming President Resigns

    in the administrative ranks is common when new presidents take over, the pace of change at Wyoming has been speedy ...

    Scott Jaschik - Nov 15 2013

  6. Too Much Turnover at U. of Wyoming?

    Turnover in the senior ranks at the University of Wyoming has increased substantially in the five months that Robert Sternberg has been president, The Casper Star-Tribune reported. Eleven deans or other administrators have resigned, a number at the request of Sternberg, and the departure ...

    Scott Jaschik - Nov 11 2013

  7. Does U. of Wyoming Need Out-of-State Trustees?

    Legislation proposed in Wyoming would expand the board of the University of Wyoming from 12 to 14, allowing the additional two board members to come from outside the state, The Casper Star-Tribune reported. Proponents say that there are loyal supporters of the university who no longer ...

    Scott Jaschik - Jan 8 2013

  8. Wyoming Fights Website Offering 'Degrees in a Day'

    Wyoming's attorney general has sued DegreeinaDay.com, which is based in Cheyenne, asking that it stop operating as an unaccredited institution, The Casper Star-Tribune reported. The site offered degrees in medicine, cosmetic dermatology, law and teaching based on life experience. ...

    Scott Jaschik - Jan 2 2013

  9. Why U. of Wyoming Removed Controversial Sculpture

    Bruce Hinchey, president of the Petroleum Association of Wyoming, said: "The next time the University of Wyoming is asking for donations it might be helpful to remind them of this and other things ...

    Scott Jaschik - Oct 15 2012

  10. Academic Minute: Great White Shark Diet

    In today’s Academic Minute, Sora Kim of the University of Wyoming reveals how scientists are using advanced technology to understand the diet of the elusive white shark. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.   ...

    Scott Jaschik - Nov 20 2012

  11. 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 ...

    Doug Lederman - May 26 2010

  12. 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

  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 ...

    Doug Lederman - May 24 2010

  14. U. of Wyoming Calls Off William Ayers Lecture

    called off talks by Ayers have cited safety issues, but Wyoming's announcement was unusual ...

    Doug Lederman - Mar 31 2010

  15. 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

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