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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Yes, Northeastern U. Has Done Research for ICE. No, It’s Not About Border Patrol.

Yes, Northeastern U. Has Done Research for ICE. No, It’s Not About ...

July 05, 2018

Northeastern University (MA) is under pressure because of a $7.8-million contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE, which has drawn criticism over the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. The university’s relationship with ICE was described in a Money magazine article about organizations that are doing business with the controversial agency. A petition that was signed by students and alumni urged the university to break all contracts with ICE.
Northeastern University (MA) is under pressure because of a $7.8-million contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE, which has drawn criticism over the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. The university’s relationship with ICE was described in a Money magazine article about organizations that are doing business with the controversial agency. A petition that was signed by students and alumni urged the university to break all contracts with ICE.

July 05, 2018

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The News & Advance, Lynchburg, VA

Randolph College to Eliminate Riding Program

Randolph College to Eliminate Riding Program

July 05, 2018

After months of deliberation, the Randolph College (VA) Board of Trustees has decided to eliminate its riding program despite an effort to save it by staff, alumni and the equestrian community.  The decision was made at the board's June meeting and announced via an email from President Bradley Bateman at 10 a.m. Monday. The program will end next June, meaning current riders on the equestrian team will be able to compete in the 2019 season.  The decision was not unanimous, Bateman said in a Monday phone interview.
After months of deliberation, the Randolph College (VA) Board of Trustees has decided to eliminate its riding program despite an effort to save it by staff, alumni and the equestrian community.  The decision was made at the board's June meeting and announced via an email from President Bradley Bateman at 10 a.m. Monday. The program will end next June, meaning current riders on the equestrian team will be able to compete in the 2019 season.  The decision was not unanimous, Bateman said in a Monday phone interview.

July 05, 2018

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The News & Advance, Lynchburg, VA

Lynchburg College Officially Changes Name to University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg College Officially Changes Name to University of Lynchburg

July 05, 2018

The Lynchburg College (VA) name is no more.  After 99 years under the LC banner, the name was officially changed to the University of Lynchburg on Sunday with a celebratory event on Monday to unveil a new sign for the school.
The Lynchburg College (VA) name is no more.  After 99 years under the LC banner, the name was officially changed to the University of Lynchburg on Sunday with a celebratory event on Monday to unveil a new sign for the school.

July 05, 2018

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The Washington Post

Why Take Our College Basketball Team to Auschwitz? - Opinion

Why Take Our College Basketball Team to Auschwitz? - Opinion

July 05, 2018

Bob McKillop, head coach of the Davidson College (NC) men’s basketball team and the fifth-longest-serving active coach in the NCAA, writes:  This week, we are taking the players we coach on the men’s basketball team at Davidson College to Auschwitz.  The volatility of our world right now requires a response informed by both a respect for human dignity and an understanding of what happens in its absence.  Life, sports, academics and experience have challenged these young men in myriad ways. They have never been tested like this.
Bob McKillop, head coach of the Davidson College (NC) men’s basketball team and the fifth-longest-serving active coach in the NCAA, writes:  This week, we are taking the players we coach on the men’s basketball team at Davidson College to Auschwitz.  The volatility of our world right now requires a response informed by both a respect for human dignity and an understanding of what happens in its absence.  Life, sports, academics and experience have challenged these young men in myriad ways. They have never been tested like this.

July 05, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Questions Swirl as Earlham College’s President Will Leave After Just a Year

Questions Swirl as Earlham College’s President Will Leave After Jus...

July 03, 2018

After only a year on the job, the president of Earlham College is stepping down amid continuing budget and enrollment pressures.
After only a year on the job, the president of Earlham College is stepping down amid continuing budget and enrollment pressures.

July 03, 2018

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