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Some Drake University Students Receive White Supremacist Robocalls Monday Night, Officials Say

Some Drake University Students Receive White Supremacist Robocalls ...

November 13, 2018

A robocall containing white supremacist language received by some Drake University students Monday night originated from the same group that made calls to promote white nationalist messages in the wake of a former University of Iowa student's killing, Drake officials said Monday.  An alert was sent to Drake students and employees Monday evening and a tweet was posted to the Drake Public Safety Twitter account warning of an apparent robocall being made "with white supremacist speech."
A robocall containing white supremacist language received by some Drake University students Monday night originated from the same group that made calls to promote white nationalist messages in the wake of a former University of Iowa student's killing, Drake officials said Monday.  An alert was sent to Drake students and employees Monday evening and a tweet was posted to the Drake Public Safety Twitter account warning of an apparent robocall being made "with white supremacist speech."

November 13, 2018

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The Telegraph, Alton, IL

Murray-Jensen Named 17th President of Blackburn College

Murray-Jensen Named 17th President of Blackburn College

November 13, 2018

Blackburn College (IL) recently announced Dr. Julie Murray-Jensen as the next president of Blackburn College.  She will be on campus beginning Jan. 14, 2019. Dr. Murray-Jensen succeeds Dr. John Comerford, who served as Blackburn president from July 2013 until July 2018.  Dr. Murray-Jensen is currently the Vice President of Enrollment and External Affairs and Executive Director of the KCC Foundation for Klamath Community College in Klamath Falls, Oregon. 
Blackburn College (IL) recently announced Dr. Julie Murray-Jensen as the next president of Blackburn College.  She will be on campus beginning Jan. 14, 2019. Dr. Murray-Jensen succeeds Dr. John Comerford, who served as Blackburn president from July 2013 until July 2018.  Dr. Murray-Jensen is currently the Vice President of Enrollment and External Affairs and Executive Director of the KCC Foundation for Klamath Community College in Klamath Falls, Oregon. 

November 13, 2018

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Diverse

‘Last Mile Grants’ a Saving Grace for LeMoyne-Owen Students

‘Last Mile Grants’ a Saving Grace for LeMoyne-Owen Students

November 13, 2018

“The Last Mile grant itself not only makes it possible for me to finish my education on an undergraduate level, but it did something for me on the inside because it lets me know that all things are possible,” said Jones, a minister and campus leader who is one semester away from graduation.
“The Last Mile grant itself not only makes it possible for me to finish my education on an undergraduate level, but it did something for me on the inside because it lets me know that all things are possible,” said Jones, a minister and campus leader who is one semester away from graduation.

November 13, 2018

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The Daily Times, Gloucester, MA

Questions Remain Over College Closing

Questions Remain Over College Closing

November 12, 2018

In April 2016, nearly a year after Marian Court College (MA) closed, a trustee of the school returned to its now-empty building in search of a financial reckoning. Marian Court had shut down abruptly in 2015, stunning students of the small Roman Catholic commuter school, where 95 percent of them were the first in their family to go to college and many were low-income.
In April 2016, nearly a year after Marian Court College (MA) closed, a trustee of the school returned to its now-empty building in search of a financial reckoning. Marian Court had shut down abruptly in 2015, stunning students of the small Roman Catholic commuter school, where 95 percent of them were the first in their family to go to college and many were low-income.

November 12, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Making a Statement on Diversity Statements

Making a Statement on Diversity Statements

November 12, 2018

Former Harvard dean's tweet against required faculty diversity statements sets off debate.
Former Harvard dean's tweet against required faculty diversity statements sets off debate.

November 12, 2018

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