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July 8, 2011
Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana's statewide two-year system, offers limited scholarships to the top graduate of every high school in the state.
July 7, 2011
On Feb. 26, the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team defeated the University of Florida. Immediately after the contest, on their home court of Rupp Arena, Kentucky officials presented Coach John Calipari with the game ball to commemorate what was purported to be his 500th career victory. Officials from the National Collegiate Athletic Association, however, strongly disapproved of Kentucky’s laudatory gesture, saying that the evening’s victory actually marked Calipari’s 458th career win.
June 29, 2011
Report shows that institutions in NCAA Division III, which does not allow athletics scholarships, need reminder to follow cardinal rule.
June 27, 2011
One of the most diverse foreign language programs in the country is at a community college in New Jersey.
June 22, 2011
Seven Southeastern colleges leave geographically disparate athletics conference to form their own league, citing missed class time and increasing travel costs.
June 16, 2011
More big-time college sports programs are generating surpluses than last year, but gap between what they make and what average program loses is increasing.
June 14, 2011
What does it say when a community college district in California sees more graduates go to private colleges or leave the state than enter public university systems?
June 10, 2011
Mayor endorses plan to replace five of city system's seven community college presidents.
June 10, 2011
Major conferences debate whether athletics grants should be expanded to cover full cost of college attendance; critics say move could create further inequities.
June 6, 2011
Education Dept. panel's work to revamp government method of judging two-year institutions spurs disagreement about whether too much is being asked of them.
May 10, 2010
Amid increasing federal scrutiny of college sports comes the latest salvo: the U.S. Department of Justice‘s inquiry into the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s scholarship rules.
January 19, 2009
Overshadowing other news from the NCAA convention, Myles Brand publicly confirms illness and describes his long-term prognosis as "not good."
November 5, 2008
Despite recent downturn in U.S. economy, voters show some support for higher ed, approving key bond measures for community colleges -- and reject a Massachusetts tax plan that would have devastated public colleges.