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Robert Breuder, an older white man wearing a business suit.
Nov 16, 2022
In 2015 College of DuPage trustees fired the president, refused to pay a $763,000 severance and dared him to file a lawsuit. He did. Now the college is settling for $4 million.

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November 16, 2022
In 2015 College of DuPage trustees fired the president, refused to pay a $763,000 severance and dared him to file a lawsuit. He did. Now the college is settling for $4 million.
September 23, 2022
Only eight applicants applied to lead the State University System of Florida, a job that went to Ray Rodrigues, a Florida state senator and ally of Republican governor Ron DeSantis.
July 27, 2022
Colleges are navigating murky legal territory on abortion issues following the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Questions loom, but answers are scarce.
June 3, 2022
A new bill could strengthen the rules requiring institutions to report foreign gifts. Some say the measure is necessary; others argue it will create undue stress for colleges and the government alike.
May 5, 2022
A new law will task state regents with overseeing free speech polices and censorship complaints at Oklahoma’s public universities. Opponents say it’s unneeded and unfairly maligns state institutions.
April 29, 2022
Pennsylvania’s governor is proposing a scholarship program for in-state college students for a third time. The stakes haven’t changed, but neither has the opposition from the horse-racing industry, whose revenues would partly fund the program.
March 8, 2022
The state senator behind several bills designed to overhaul operations at the University of Hawai‘i has a long and contentious history with the institution and no shortage of opponents.
March 4, 2022
California’s Supreme Court will not consider an appeal from UC Berkeley, meaning an enrollment cap ordered by a lower court remains in place. The university continues to look for ways around it.
November 2, 2021
University of Hawai‘i is considering major changes to its tenure system, including limiting tenure to instructional faculty only, tying hires and tenure to enrollment and unit “success,” and involving the administration in posttenure review.
October 20, 2021
Tuition-free community college is presumed to be on the chopping block in President Biden’s Build Back Better Act, but there are still ways that lawmakers can lower the cost of the program without scrapping it completely.

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