- U of Illinois reaches agreement with non-tenured faculty Updated: Apr-30-16 11:31 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The University of Illinois and faculty members who are not on a tenure track say they have reached a new labor agreement.
- Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years Updated: Apr-30-16 9:14 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Confederate monument will be removed from a spot near the University of Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895.
- Vikings pick WR Boehringer, a European first for NFL draft Updated: Apr-30-16 8:04 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota - Rookie minicamp in Minnesota next weekend will have a German accent.
- Applications sought for Native American art workshops at USD Updated: Apr-30-16 7:24 pm
VERMILLION, South Dakota - Applications to participate in a program that teaches high school students about contemporary Native American fine arts are due Friday.
- Bloomberg tells graduates to be wary of partisan politics Updated: Apr-30-16 4:43 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has told graduates at the University of Michigan to be wary of partisan politics and intolerance.
- 'Rutgers Day' festival draws record-setting crowd Updated: Apr-30-16 4:30 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - Rutgers officials say a record-setting crowd turned out to get an up-close look at the university and its many offerings.
- Kentucky State University employees file discrimination suit Updated: Apr-30-16 4:28 pm
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - A fired employee and a demoted employee at Kentucky State University have filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against President Raymond Burse.
- Virginia Military Institute announces tuition increases Updated: Apr-30-16 3:14 pm
LEXINGTON, Virginia - Tuition is going up at the nation's oldest state-supported military college.
- Closing arguments slated in trial in college dorm death Updated: Apr-30-16 2:21 pm
LANCASTER, Pennsylvania - Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused of beating and strangling his college freshman girlfriend in her central Pennsylvania dormitory
- University cafe closed for cleaning after reports of illness Updated: Apr-30-16 12:56 pm
PITTSBURGH - A cafe on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in western Pennsylvania has been closed for cleaning after more than 40 people reported becoming ill after eating there last week.
- Bryant student facing drug charges after dorm raid Updated: Apr-30-16 11:45 am
SMITHFIELD, Rhode Island - A Bryant University student is facing drug charges after police say they found marijuana, cocaine, LSD and cash in a dorm room.
- Illinois budget standoff forces 300 layoffs at Chicago State Updated: Apr-30-16 11:44 am
CHICAGO - Chicago State University laid off more than 300 employees, about a third of its workforce, after emergency state funding recently approved amid Illinois' ongoing budget stalemate proved too little to prevent the cuts.
- UNR leaders want more guidelines for cheater punishments Updated: Apr-30-16 11:22 am
LAS VEGAS - Leaders at the two major universities in Nevada don't seem to agree on how to dish out punishment equally and consistently among cheating students.
- Transparency questions arise in search for new USU president Updated: Apr-30-16 11:20 am
LOGAN, Utah - As Utah State University gears up for a new president, critics are questioning whether the state is transparent enough in choosing its higher education leaders.
- Woman's body found on Grand Rapids Community College campus Updated: Apr-30-16 10:03 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - A woman's body has been found on the campus of a western Michigan community college after a witness reported seeing a man dragging what appeared to be a body near a main building and parking ramp.
- NIU faculty to form union, seeks voice in school decisions Updated: Apr-30-16 9:55 am
DEKALB, Illinois - Northern Illinois University faculty members plan to form a union.
- Educated migrants have edge as Germany aims for integration Updated: Apr-30-16 7:14 am
BERLIN - Wafaa Askar arrived in Germany barely a year and a half ago from her Syrian homeland, but she already speaks German fluently and counts more Germans than Syrians as friends. Orhan Sahin arrived from Turkey more than three decades ago, but still feels like a foreigner and speaks in broken German.
- Computer science demand forces state's colleges to ramp up Updated: Apr-30-16 3:06 am
SEATTLE - Four years after graduating from the University of Washington, Audra Linsenmayer began to realize that the job opportunities were few for someone who had majored in English and psychology, as she had.
- Governor sets May 15 target for tax study recommendations Updated: Apr-29-16 7:04 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. John Bel Edwards urged a study group looking at state budget and tax policy to give him preliminary recommendations by May 15 for ways to raise money to fill financial gaps, according to a letter released Friday.
- Study: US oil field source of global uptick in air pollution Updated: Apr-29-16 7:04 pm
WASHINGTON - An oil and natural gas field in the western United States is largely responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane, according to a new study.
- University to award patron honorary degree, despite concern Updated: Apr-29-16 6:42 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The University of Utah plans to award an honorary degree to a philanthropist who has helped lead groups that some say espouse an anti-gay rhetoric.
- New signs show off entrance of USM Gulf Park campus Updated: Apr-29-16 5:39 pm
LONG BEACH, Mississippi - The president of the University of Southern Mississippi says a new gateway entrance at the Gulf Park campus is a symbol of the school's commitment to growth and progress.
- Chief: University of New Mexico police, DA not at odds Updated: Apr-29-16 5:01 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The University of New Mexico Police Department is not at odds with the local district attorney's office, despite officers' frustrations over how few sexual assault cases have been prosecuted, the campus police chief said Friday.
- ND colleges team up to offer pharmacy tech degree Updated: Apr-29-16 4:52 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota State College of Science and Bismarck State College are teaming up to offer a pharmacy technician degree in the central and western parts of the state.
- 4 finalists chosen for Rhode Island College president's job Updated: Apr-29-16 4:46 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The search committee for the president of Rhode Island College has recommended four finalists to the Council on Postsecondary Education.