- Veteran Arkansas educator retires after 69-year career Updated: Jul-05-15 1:59 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A veteran Arkansas educator whose first day as a teacher started in a two-room schoolhouse in 1945 is retiring after a 69-year career.
- Auditor: Columbus school district halfway through reforms Updated: Jul-05-15 1:43 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus City School District is halfway through the changes mandated to rectify its 3-year-old data-rigging scandal, according to the state auditor.
- Cohen named dean of UM College of Liberal Arts Updated: Jul-04-15 11:04 am
OXFORD, Mississippi - The University of Mississippi has hired Lee Cohen as the next dean of the College of Liberal Arts.
- Nebraska AG says university violated open meetings act Updated: Jul-03-15 4:14 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska's attorney general says the University of Nebraska violated the state's open meetings law when it held private meetings as part of its search for a new president.
- Western Indiana district weighs merger of high schools Updated: Jul-03-15 11:37 am
MARSHALL, Indiana - A western Indiana school corporation that was formed when two districts were combined a few years ago now faces a discussion about whether to merge its two high schools because of declining enrollment.
- Court: 2012 law affecting tenured teachers constitutional Updated: Jul-03-15 10:47 am
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - The Louisiana Supreme Court has reversed a lower court decision that found unconstitutional a 2012 law that gave state school superintendents wide discretion in firing tenured teachers.
- Tunica County schools chief resigns as state takeover looms Updated: Jul-02-15 8:44 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Tunica County school Superintendent Steven Chandler resigned Thursday as Mississippi officials moved to take over the district.
- New president at women's college saved from brink of closure Updated: Jul-02-15 6:56 pm
SWEET BRIAR, Virginia - A new president and governing board took command of Sweet Briar College on Thursday under a mediated settlement that rescued the 114-year-old women's college from the brink of closure.
- Former Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver dies Updated: Jul-02-15 5:36 pm
Jim Weaver, who guided Virginia Tech's transition into the Atlantic Coast Conference and served as the university's athletic director for more than 16 years, has died.
- U of Illinois freezes administration hiring over budget Updated: Jul-02-15 5:03 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen on Thursday froze hiring in the school's administration until the state's budget situation is resolved.
- University of Alaska Southeast director won't take job Updated: Jul-02-15 12:58 pm
SITKA, Alaska - According to University of Alaska Southeast officials, the newly named director of the Sitka campus will no longer be taking the position. The news comes a little less than a week before Chris Gilmer was supposed to begin.
- University of Oregon's new president officially takes lead Updated: Jul-02-15 12:08 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - The new University of Oregon president has officially taken the lead of the school, making him the university's 18th president in its 139-year history.
- Kent State president proposes tripling university endowment Updated: Jul-02-15 8:41 am
KENT, Ohio - The president of Kent State University has proposed more than tripling the school's endowment to provide more student scholarships and add faculty positions.
- University of Toledo president gets to work on her 1st day Updated: Jul-02-15 4:53 am
TOLEDO, Ohio - The University of Toledo's new president hasn't wasted any time getting to work in her new job.
- Ritz proposes 1-year hold on lower A-F school grades Updated: Jul-01-15 6:10 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - State schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz asked the Indiana Board of Education on Wednesday to not give lower A-F performance grades to schools for a year because of an expected drop in student standardized test scores.
- American dean fired from Russian university after TV show Updated: Jul-01-15 12:32 pm
MOSCOW - A Russian university has fired an American businessman after his presence on the faculty was questioned during a pro-Kremlin weekly television news program.
- W.Va. first lady retires as community college president Updated: Jul-01-15 10:50 am
LOGAN, West Virginia - West Virginia first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin has retired as president of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.
- President of Presbyterian College announces resignation Updated: Jul-01-15 7:13 am
CLINTON, South Carolina - The president of Presbyterian College, Claude Lilly, has announced his resignation.
- UNO hires former LSU standout Dean as baseball coach Updated: Jun-30-15 6:11 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The University of New Orleans has named Blake Dean as the Privateers' baseball coach.
- Portland, Maine, school board in no hurry to find new leader Updated: Jun-30-15 11:46 am
PORTLAND, Maine - The school board in Maine's largest city will not rush to fill the position that will become vacant when the current superintendent leaves for a new job in Kentucky.
- Police: School board vice chairman facing DWI charges Updated: Jun-30-15 9:47 am
ROCHESTER, New Hampshire - Police say the vice chairman of a school board in New Hampshire has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.
- School board president accused of theft Updated: Jun-30-15 7:47 am
MENOMONIE, Wisconsin - A University of Wisconsin-Stout employee accused of stealing from the school is free on bond.
- Lawrence County names new superintendent Updated: Jun-30-15 7:14 am
MOULTON, Alabama - Lawrence County school officials have named a new superintendent.
- Jury rejects conservative's bias suit against U. Iowa dean Updated: Jun-29-15 7:44 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The former dean of the University of Iowa law school didn't commit illegal political discrimination when she passed over a conservative lawyer for teaching jobs, a jury ruled Monday.
- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville chancellor resigns Updated: Jun-29-15 6:59 pm
EDWARDSVILLE, Illinois - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's chancellor is announcing her resignation six weeks after signing a contract extension.