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Notre Dame to Get $100 Million from Alumnus in Biggest Unrestricted Gift Ever for University

Notre Dame to Get $100 Million from Alumnus in Biggest Unrestricted...

October 25, 2017

A wealthy alumnus is promising to give the University of Notre Dame its biggest unrestricted gift yet, $100 million it can use for any purpose under the sun.  The pledge is coming from 1978 graduate Kenneth Ricci, a private pilot and investor, who is making the gift in part to resolve some trickier issues he had encountered in planning for the future of his privately held businesses.
A wealthy alumnus is promising to give the University of Notre Dame its biggest unrestricted gift yet, $100 million it can use for any purpose under the sun.  The pledge is coming from 1978 graduate Kenneth Ricci, a private pilot and investor, who is making the gift in part to resolve some trickier issues he had encountered in planning for the future of his privately held businesses.

October 25, 2017

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Florida Trends, St. Petersburg, FL

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from ...

October 25, 2017

Nova Southeastern University (FL) announces the largest philanthropic gift in its history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrician Dr. Pallavi Patel. The commitment will significantly expand its programs in osteopathic medicine and health care sciences, and be used to develop a new 27-acre campus for NSU in Clearwater, Fla. The Patels are renowned in Florida for their philanthropy, community service and entrepreneurship.
Nova Southeastern University (FL) announces the largest philanthropic gift in its history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrician Dr. Pallavi Patel. The commitment will significantly expand its programs in osteopathic medicine and health care sciences, and be used to develop a new 27-acre campus for NSU in Clearwater, Fla. The Patels are renowned in Florida for their philanthropy, community service and entrepreneurship.

October 25, 2017

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Inside Higher Ed

Concussions, Insurance and a Suspended Rugby Program

Concussions, Insurance and a Suspended Rugby Program

October 25, 2017

Kenyon College OH) has reported five concussions among its varsity athletes this year. Its men’s and women’s club rugby teams have almost double that number.  Nine concussions were recorded this year between the two teams. Both teams' activities have been suspended as the private liberal arts institution reviews safety procedures for the team at a time of increased attention surrounding contact sports and their link to concussions and brain damage.
Kenyon College OH) has reported five concussions among its varsity athletes this year. Its men’s and women’s club rugby teams have almost double that number.  Nine concussions were recorded this year between the two teams. Both teams' activities have been suspended as the private liberal arts institution reviews safety procedures for the team at a time of increased attention surrounding contact sports and their link to concussions and brain damage.

October 25, 2017

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Controversy at George Washington U. Highlights Challenges of Diving Deeply into Online Education

Controversy at George Washington U. Highlights Challenges of Diving...

October 24, 2017

Last year George Washington University was hit by a lawsuit from graduates of an online master’s program who argued that their education was inferior to what was offered in the same degree program on campus. Instructors were unresponsive and ill-informed, the four graduates said, and the course materials included "nonsensical" PowerPoint slides and poorly scanned pages of books.
Last year George Washington University was hit by a lawsuit from graduates of an online master’s program who argued that their education was inferior to what was offered in the same degree program on campus. Instructors were unresponsive and ill-informed, the four graduates said, and the course materials included "nonsensical" PowerPoint slides and poorly scanned pages of books.

October 24, 2017

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The Ithaca Voice, Ithaca, NY

Ithaca College to Sell President's Mansion

Ithaca College to Sell President's Mansion

October 24, 2017

At its Board of Trustees meeting last week, Ithaca College announced its intent to sell 2 Fountain Place, the historic mansion that housed the college's presidents for nearly eighty years. Reasons cited for the decision to sell the property include its distance from Ithaca College's campus, lack of off-street parking, the expense in maintaining the nearly 130-year old building, and difficulties in using the building and property to host large events on the college's behalf. 
At its Board of Trustees meeting last week, Ithaca College announced its intent to sell 2 Fountain Place, the historic mansion that housed the college's presidents for nearly eighty years. Reasons cited for the decision to sell the property include its distance from Ithaca College's campus, lack of off-street parking, the expense in maintaining the nearly 130-year old building, and difficulties in using the building and property to host large events on the college's behalf. 

October 24, 2017

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