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The New York Post

Gay Teen Kicked Out of Home Will Pay $0 to Attend Georgetown

Gay Teen Kicked Out of Home Will Pay $0 to Attend Georgetown

August 08, 2018

After raising nearly $130,000 to cover tuition, a gay Florida valedictorian who says his parents kicked him out will pay nothing to go to college this fall. Georgetown University (DC) adjusted 18-year-old Seth Owen’s financial aid package, reducing his expected out-of-pocket contribution from $20,000 to $0, news outlets reported.
After raising nearly $130,000 to cover tuition, a gay Florida valedictorian who says his parents kicked him out will pay nothing to go to college this fall. Georgetown University (DC) adjusted 18-year-old Seth Owen’s financial aid package, reducing his expected out-of-pocket contribution from $20,000 to $0, news outlets reported.

August 08, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Too Late for a Fix?

Too Late for a Fix?

August 08, 2018

Last December, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges posted a disclosure statement about Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, N.C., outlining a tenuous situation for the university. In a year, the accreditor would either remove the university from probation or strip it of membership.
Last December, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges posted a disclosure statement about Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, N.C., outlining a tenuous situation for the university. In a year, the accreditor would either remove the university from probation or strip it of membership.

August 08, 2018

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The Sentinel, Carlisle, PA

Dickinson College Solar Array to Be Online by End of Year

Dickinson College Solar Array to Be Online by End of Year

August 08, 2018

Dickinson College (PA) will soon be partially off the grid as a new solar-powered electric generating array nears completion.  More than 12,000 solar panels have been installed on land owned by the college along Ritner Highway near the school’s football stadium.
Dickinson College (PA) will soon be partially off the grid as a new solar-powered electric generating array nears completion.  More than 12,000 solar panels have been installed on land owned by the college along Ritner Highway near the school’s football stadium.

August 08, 2018

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The Hechinger Report

Reading, Writing and Arguing: Can a Summer of Big Questions Push Students to College?

Reading, Writing and Arguing: Can a Summer of Big Questions Push St...

August 08, 2018

On a recent Monday, American Studies professor Roosevelt Montás had the usual list of questions for high school students studying on Columbia University’s (NY) campus: How was your weekend? Did you catch up on sleep?  Until this: “Did you question your family about the nature of virtue? It’s the highest good of mankind.”
On a recent Monday, American Studies professor Roosevelt Montás had the usual list of questions for high school students studying on Columbia University’s (NY) campus: How was your weekend? Did you catch up on sleep?  Until this: “Did you question your family about the nature of virtue? It’s the highest good of mankind.”

August 08, 2018

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Los Angeles Times

USC Names Retired Aerospace Executive Wanda Austin as Acting President, Announces Nikias' Departure

USC Names Retired Aerospace Executive Wanda Austin as Acting Presid...

August 08, 2018

USC appointed a retired aerospace executive as interim president and laid out a detailed plan for selecting a permanent leader Tuesday, ending speculation about whether outgoing President C.L. Max Nikias might remain in the post.  Nikias, embattled over his administration’s handling of a campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients, relinquished his duties after a meeting of USC’s board. The trustees tapped one of their own, Wanda Austin, an alumna and former president of the Aerospace Corp., to temporarily run the university.
USC appointed a retired aerospace executive as interim president and laid out a detailed plan for selecting a permanent leader Tuesday, ending speculation about whether outgoing President C.L. Max Nikias might remain in the post.  Nikias, embattled over his administration’s handling of a campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients, relinquished his duties after a meeting of USC’s board. The trustees tapped one of their own, Wanda Austin, an alumna and former president of the Aerospace Corp., to temporarily run the university.

August 08, 2018

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