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Albright College Swears in New President, Co-Founded Biotech Company

Albright College Swears in New President, Co-Founded Biotech Company

October 31, 2017

Jacqueline S. Fetrow was sworn in as Albright College’s 15th president at a ceremony Friday on the campus in Reading. In June, Fetrow succeeded Lex O. McMillan III, who led the college for 11 years. Fetrow is the first Albright alumni to become president of the small, private liberal arts college where she graduated summa cum laude in 1982 with a degree in biochemistry.
Jacqueline S. Fetrow was sworn in as Albright College’s 15th president at a ceremony Friday on the campus in Reading. In June, Fetrow succeeded Lex O. McMillan III, who led the college for 11 years. Fetrow is the first Albright alumni to become president of the small, private liberal arts college where she graduated summa cum laude in 1982 with a degree in biochemistry.

October 31, 2017

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The Morning Call, Allentown, PA

Heeding Its Mission, Moravian College Offers a Spot to Student Who Fled Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico

Heeding Its Mission, Moravian College Offers a Spot to Student Who ...

October 31, 2017

Christian Flores Ortiz had been taking college classes for only a month in Puerto Rico when he and his family left the hurricane-damaged island for Bethlehem.  On the plane ride over, he hoped that he would be able to enroll at a college in the Lehigh Valley so he could reach his dream of becoming a graphic artist. But he worried it could take some time to find a school to attend and one he could afford.
Christian Flores Ortiz had been taking college classes for only a month in Puerto Rico when he and his family left the hurricane-damaged island for Bethlehem.  On the plane ride over, he hoped that he would be able to enroll at a college in the Lehigh Valley so he could reach his dream of becoming a graphic artist. But he worried it could take some time to find a school to attend and one he could afford.

October 31, 2017

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Liberty U. President Says Trump Could Be ‘Greatest President Since Abraham Lincoln’

Liberty U. President Says Trump Could Be ‘Greatest President Since ...

October 30, 2017

Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University and President Trump’s closest ally in higher education, says he supports efforts to oust "Fake Republicans," who would undermine the Trump administration’s agenda. And he’s calling on evangelical voters nationwide to help out.
Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University and President Trump’s closest ally in higher education, says he supports efforts to oust "Fake Republicans," who would undermine the Trump administration’s agenda. And he’s calling on evangelical voters nationwide to help out.

October 30, 2017

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Miami Herald

Puerto Rican College Students Find Free Tuition, Food and Housing in Miami After Maria

Puerto Rican College Students Find Free Tuition, Food and Housing i...

October 30, 2017

The moment Ricardo Neco stepped outside his home and saw what Hurricane Maria did to his neighborhood, he started planning how to get out of Puerto Rico.  The 19-year-old booked a $140 flight to Orlando with plans to stay with a friend. While waiting for his flight, he drove past the University of Puerto Rico’s Río Piedras campus in the capital, San Juan, where he studied finance. Officials have pegged the damage to the school at more than $100 million, with severe infrastructure damage to all 11 campuses.
The moment Ricardo Neco stepped outside his home and saw what Hurricane Maria did to his neighborhood, he started planning how to get out of Puerto Rico.  The 19-year-old booked a $140 flight to Orlando with plans to stay with a friend. While waiting for his flight, he drove past the University of Puerto Rico’s Río Piedras campus in the capital, San Juan, where he studied finance. Officials have pegged the damage to the school at more than $100 million, with severe infrastructure damage to all 11 campuses.

October 30, 2017

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Inside Higher Ed

Grad Union Vote at Washington University St. Louis Inconclusive

Grad Union Vote at Washington University St. Louis Inconclusive

October 30, 2017

Graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis voted against forming a union affiliated with Service Employees International Union, according to a preliminary, inconclusive tally. Some 494 graduate assistants were eligible to vote; 216 voted down the union bid and 174 voted for it. About 174 ballots remain challenged; master’s degree students and students in the Institute of Materials Science and Engineering were allowed to vote in the election, but their eligibility to join a union has not yet been resolved.
Graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis voted against forming a union affiliated with Service Employees International Union, according to a preliminary, inconclusive tally. Some 494 graduate assistants were eligible to vote; 216 voted down the union bid and 174 voted for it. About 174 ballots remain challenged; master’s degree students and students in the Institute of Materials Science and Engineering were allowed to vote in the election, but their eligibility to join a union has not yet been resolved.

October 30, 2017

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