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The Washington Post

Pressure Mounts on USC President to Resign After Scandals

Pressure Mounts on USC President to Resign After Scandals

May 23, 2018

About 200 faculty members called for the University of Southern California’s president to resign Tuesday amid growing outrage over the school’s handling of complaints about a former gynecologist who worked in the student health clinic for more than 30 years.  The Los Angeles Times reported last week that USC had been flooded with calls from former patients about the doctor’s conduct.
About 200 faculty members called for the University of Southern California’s president to resign Tuesday amid growing outrage over the school’s handling of complaints about a former gynecologist who worked in the student health clinic for more than 30 years.  The Los Angeles Times reported last week that USC had been flooded with calls from former patients about the doctor’s conduct.

May 23, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Inside Gay Students’ Fight to Be Heard at BYU

Inside Gay Students’ Fight to Be Heard at BYU

May 23, 2018

The flier was bright, with words splashed across a rainbow background. It advertised a panel on LGBTQ issues at Brigham Young University (UT) — the first-ever university-sanctioned event on the topic. But 10 days before the panel, the organizers hit a snag: Administrators and about half of the students involved said they wanted the rainbow-flag colors removed.
The flier was bright, with words splashed across a rainbow background. It advertised a panel on LGBTQ issues at Brigham Young University (UT) — the first-ever university-sanctioned event on the topic. But 10 days before the panel, the organizers hit a snag: Administrators and about half of the students involved said they wanted the rainbow-flag colors removed.

May 23, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Suppressed Press at Christian Colleges

Suppressed Press at Christian Colleges

May 23, 2018

You probably wouldn’t know if a scandal broke out at Taylor University, a Christian institution in rural Indiana.  Based on reading the student newspaper online, the university appears successful in many measures – donor money for scholarships skyrocketing, a new campus museum opening, an alumna taking a high-profile job.  But a several years ago, after a former professor sued Taylor for alleged racial discrimination, the story didn’t make it to the website of the student newspaper, The Echo, though it did appear in the print edition. Administrators blocked its publication.
You probably wouldn’t know if a scandal broke out at Taylor University, a Christian institution in rural Indiana.  Based on reading the student newspaper online, the university appears successful in many measures – donor money for scholarships skyrocketing, a new campus museum opening, an alumna taking a high-profile job.  But a several years ago, after a former professor sued Taylor for alleged racial discrimination, the story didn’t make it to the website of the student newspaper, The Echo, though it did appear in the print edition. Administrators blocked its publication.

May 23, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

More Fallout From Mount Ida Closure

More Fallout From Mount Ida Closure

May 22, 2018

Fallout from the closure of Mount Ida College continued this week with new revelations of personal and business ties between the college president and a benefactor who loaned the college money to try to keep it operating.  The disclosures, outlined in an article by The Boston Globe on Sunday, suggested  to some experts a conflict of interest between Barry Brown, president of the Newton, Mass., institution, and Rosalie K. Stahl, a 98-year-old New York City real estate investor and longtime personal client of Brown.  Brown, is a trustee of Stahl’s personal trust, according to the article.
Fallout from the closure of Mount Ida College continued this week with new revelations of personal and business ties between the college president and a benefactor who loaned the college money to try to keep it operating.  The disclosures, outlined in an article by The Boston Globe on Sunday, suggested  to some experts a conflict of interest between Barry Brown, president of the Newton, Mass., institution, and Rosalie K. Stahl, a 98-year-old New York City real estate investor and longtime personal client of Brown.  Brown, is a trustee of Stahl’s personal trust, according to the article.

May 22, 2018

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WAMC Radio, Albany, NY

The Sage Colleges Says It's Bouncing Back from Low Credit Rating

The Sage Colleges Says It's Bouncing Back from Low Credit Rating

May 22, 2018

The Sage Colleges’ (NY) credit rating has dropped to the lowest among private institutions in the nation, according to a leading rating agency.  [Listen]  
The Sage Colleges’ (NY) credit rating has dropped to the lowest among private institutions in the nation, according to a leading rating agency.  [Listen]  

May 22, 2018

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