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The Oregonian, OR

Students of Shuttering Marylhurst Sue for Tuition Refund

Students of Shuttering Marylhurst Sue for Tuition Refund

June 01, 2018

Now Vincenzi and another student have sued the university seeking refunds of the money they paid in April. "They wouldn't have paid if they'd been told the truth about the financial condition of the university," said Michael Fuller, the Portland attorney representing them.
Now Vincenzi and another student have sued the university seeking refunds of the money they paid in April. "They wouldn't have paid if they'd been told the truth about the financial condition of the university," said Michael Fuller, the Portland attorney representing them.

June 01, 2018

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The Washington Post

‘More Open And Diverse’: Harvard’s Outgoing President On A Decade Of Change

‘More Open And Diverse’: Harvard’s Outgoing President On A Decade O...

May 31, 2018

Faust’s presidency is winding down as Lawrence S. Bacow, former president of Tufts University, prepares to succeed her July 1. There was much more to her tenure than financial crisis and recovery. But grappling with the fallout of the crisis meant scrutiny of the university’s workings and where they may have failed. One key outcome, Faust said, was the first change in governance for Harvard since 1650. The governing board known as the Harvard Corp. nearly doubled in size, from seven members to 13 (including the president) under an overhaul announced in 2010. In addition, term limits were set, and new committees were established to strengthen the board’s financial oversight.
Faust’s presidency is winding down as Lawrence S. Bacow, former president of Tufts University, prepares to succeed her July 1. There was much more to her tenure than financial crisis and recovery. But grappling with the fallout of the crisis meant scrutiny of the university’s workings and where they may have failed. One key outcome, Faust said, was the first change in governance for Harvard since 1650. The governing board known as the Harvard Corp. nearly doubled in size, from seven members to 13 (including the president) under an overhaul announced in 2010. In addition, term limits were set, and new committees were established to strengthen the board’s financial oversight.

May 31, 2018

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The Herald Sun, Durham, NC

See Who Duke's Coach K Is Giving $3 Million to, And Why

See Who Duke's Coach K Is Giving $3 Million to, And Why

May 31, 2018

Cinthia Moncada Soto will never forget receiving her first college acceptance letter, especially the pride it stirred in her mother.  On Wednesday, she shared her story at the Emily Krzyzewski Center where Duke University's head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski announced the "Game Changer," a $15 million fundraising campaign for the center, which opened 12 years ago and is named in honor of his late mother.  The nonprofit helps low-income students with their homework, college applications, college entrance exams and other services.
Cinthia Moncada Soto will never forget receiving her first college acceptance letter, especially the pride it stirred in her mother.  On Wednesday, she shared her story at the Emily Krzyzewski Center where Duke University's head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski announced the "Game Changer," a $15 million fundraising campaign for the center, which opened 12 years ago and is named in honor of his late mother.  The nonprofit helps low-income students with their homework, college applications, college entrance exams and other services.

May 31, 2018

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The Tennessee Tribune, Nashville, TN

Williams Helping Vanderbilt Progress with “Intentionality”

Williams Helping Vanderbilt Progress with “Intentionality”

May 31, 2018

When noted academic executive David Williams II joined the leadership team at Nashville’s Vanderbilt University (TN)  in 2000, few realized at the time Williams would become an essential member of the university’s brain trust charting and navigating its steady progression toward becoming a model of the nation’s evolving diversity in higher education.
When noted academic executive David Williams II joined the leadership team at Nashville’s Vanderbilt University (TN)  in 2000, few realized at the time Williams would become an essential member of the university’s brain trust charting and navigating its steady progression toward becoming a model of the nation’s evolving diversity in higher education.

May 31, 2018

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The Times-Tribune, Scranton, PA

Keystone College Names New President

Keystone College Names New President

May 31, 2018

As Keystone College’s (PA) 11th president, Tracy L. Brundage, Ph.D., hopes to work with students early in their studies to build their skills and confidence to secure jobs after graduation.  The college officially announced the promotion of Brundage — the current provost and vice president for academic affairs for the college — on Wednesday. She begins her new post in July.  In January, President David L. Coppola said he would step down in July to take a position at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut. 
As Keystone College’s (PA) 11th president, Tracy L. Brundage, Ph.D., hopes to work with students early in their studies to build their skills and confidence to secure jobs after graduation.  The college officially announced the promotion of Brundage — the current provost and vice president for academic affairs for the college — on Wednesday. She begins her new post in July.  In January, President David L. Coppola said he would step down in July to take a position at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut. 

May 31, 2018

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