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The Chronicle of Higher Education

A Dropout’s Coding School Joins a College

A Dropout’s Coding School Joins a College

October 21, 2019

In 2014, Desai founded a coding academy, Make School. It recently partnered with Dominican University of California to offer a bachelor’s degree, as well as a minor, in applied computer science. The goal, he said, is to prepare a diverse group of programmers for positions in top tech firms.
In 2014, Desai founded a coding academy, Make School. It recently partnered with Dominican University of California to offer a bachelor’s degree, as well as a minor, in applied computer science. The goal, he said, is to prepare a diverse group of programmers for positions in top tech firms.

October 21, 2019

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Inside Higher Ed

Too High a Price

Too High a Price

October 21, 2019

Chapman University’s student reporters received a rare opportunity earlier this month to cover a speech by President George W. Bush. However, they opted not to cover the visit after they were told by Chapman that any articles would have to be preapproved by Bush’s team.
Chapman University’s student reporters received a rare opportunity earlier this month to cover a speech by President George W. Bush. However, they opted not to cover the visit after they were told by Chapman that any articles would have to be preapproved by Bush’s team.

October 21, 2019

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The Meadville Tribune, PA

Allegheny College Inaugurates First Female President

Allegheny College Inaugurates First Female President

October 21, 2019

Attended by hundreds, the formal ceremony took place Friday evening at Shafer Auditorium on Allegheny’s campus. Link, who began her tenure as president on July 1, is the first woman to hold the office in the college’s more than 200-year history. Past presidents Daniel Sullivan, Richard Cook and James Mullen were also in attendance Friday.
Attended by hundreds, the formal ceremony took place Friday evening at Shafer Auditorium on Allegheny’s campus. Link, who began her tenure as president on July 1, is the first woman to hold the office in the college’s more than 200-year history. Past presidents Daniel Sullivan, Richard Cook and James Mullen were also in attendance Friday.

October 21, 2019

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The Augusta Chronicle, GA

Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones Named Paine College President

Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones Named Paine College President

October 21, 2019

Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones is the new president at Paine College in Augusta, the school announced over the weekend. The board of trustees voted unanimously for Jones at its fall meeting Friday and Saturday. Jones, who is the school’s 17th president, said she was honored to be appointed.
Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones is the new president at Paine College in Augusta, the school announced over the weekend. The board of trustees voted unanimously for Jones at its fall meeting Friday and Saturday. Jones, who is the school’s 17th president, said she was honored to be appointed.

October 21, 2019

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Associated Press

Massachusetts Christian College Gets Anonymous $75M Gift

Massachusetts Christian College Gets Anonymous $75M Gift

October 21, 2019

A small Christian liberal arts college in Massachusetts has received a donation of more than $75 million. Gordon College in Wenham says the gift from an anonymous donor is designated for the school's endowment and directed to fund student scholarships.
A small Christian liberal arts college in Massachusetts has received a donation of more than $75 million. Gordon College in Wenham says the gift from an anonymous donor is designated for the school's endowment and directed to fund student scholarships.

October 21, 2019

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