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Boston Business Journal, MA

Amherst College President Is Leaving After 11 Years

Amherst College President Is Leaving After 11 Years

September 15, 2021

Biddy Martin, the president of Amherst College for the past decade, said Monday she’ll depart next summer from the Western Massachusetts liberal arts school.
Biddy Martin, the president of Amherst College for the past decade, said Monday she’ll depart next summer from the Western Massachusetts liberal arts school.

September 15, 2021

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Slate.com

Howard University’s Devastating Ransomware Attack Can Teach Other Colleges a Valuable Lesson

Howard University’s Devastating Ransomware Attack Can Teach Other C...

September 15, 2021

Howard University was forced to cancel all of its online and hybrid undergraduate classes on Tuesday and Wednesday after a ransomware attack compromised its networks and rendered the school Wi-Fi network unusable. The attack, which came just as universities around the country were gearing up for the start of the fall semester, was a reminder of all the ways that online classes’ benefits—offering schools a way to deal with some less high-tech threats like snowstorms and pandemics—come with a vulnerability to disruption.
Howard University was forced to cancel all of its online and hybrid undergraduate classes on Tuesday and Wednesday after a ransomware attack compromised its networks and rendered the school Wi-Fi network unusable. The attack, which came just as universities around the country were gearing up for the start of the fall semester, was a reminder of all the ways that online classes’ benefits—offering schools a way to deal with some less high-tech threats like snowstorms and pandemics—come with a vulnerability to disruption.

September 15, 2021

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Columbus Business First, OH

Otterbein Envisions 'The Point 2.0' Expansion As It Plans Innovation District, Grows Employer Partnerships

Otterbein Envisions 'The Point 2.0' Expansion As It Plans Innovatio...

September 15, 2021

Otterbein University is growing its footprint in Westerville by expanding The Point, its maker space that brings together students with startups and other employers, and creating an innovation district.
Otterbein University is growing its footprint in Westerville by expanding The Point, its maker space that brings together students with startups and other employers, and creating an innovation district.

September 15, 2021

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Inside Higher Ed

‘What Cannot Be Tolerated’

‘What Cannot Be Tolerated’

September 15, 2021

Syracuse University offers full-throated defense for a professor targeted for her views about Sept. 11, prompting other academics to wonder why more institutions don’t defend even divisive scholars in this way.
Syracuse University offers full-throated defense for a professor targeted for her views about Sept. 11, prompting other academics to wonder why more institutions don’t defend even divisive scholars in this way.

September 15, 2021

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Inside Higher Ed

Liberty U Resumes In-Person Classes

Liberty U Resumes In-Person Classes

September 13, 2021

It acts despite hundreds of COVID-19 cases. Some of the other colleges that had moved online are also resuming normal operations.
It acts despite hundreds of COVID-19 cases. Some of the other colleges that had moved online are also resuming normal operations.

September 13, 2021

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