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Lehigh University to Announce Pay Cuts Due to $40 Million Dollar Deficit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 10:00am 6/2/2020 at 10:00am

Furloughs are coming as well. This is because of the Coronavirus crisis.

Morning Call reports:

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Student Govt. at Ohio State Asks School to Cut Ties With Columbus Police Department

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 8:00am 6/2/2020 at 8:00am

This is going to become a trend now. Campus activists are exploiting the riots.

Cleveland.com reports:

Ohio State student governments ask for university to cut ties to Columbus Police Department

The presidents of Ohio State University’s student government groups asked in a joint letter for university leaders to cut ties with the Columbus Police...

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Trump Admin Putting New Restrictions on Chinese Students With Ties to Military University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 1, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/1/2020 at 12:00pm

China’s place in American higher education will likely be reduced in the coming months.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

New Restrictions for Chinese Students With Military University Ties

The Trump administration plans to cancel the visas of Chinese graduate students and researchers who have direct ties to universities in China affiliated with the People’s Liberation...

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Female Students at U. Idaho Fighting to Keep Biological Men Out of Women’s Sports

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 1, 2020 at 10:00am 6/1/2020 at 10:00am

If biological men participate in women’s sports and end up dominating, what is the point of women’s sports?

Campus Reform reports:

Female athletes fight to keep biological men out of their sports

Two female track athletes in Idaho are urging a federal judge...

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UC San Diego Students Want Finals Grading Policy Changed Because of Police Brutality

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 1, 2020 at 8:00am 6/1/2020 at 8:00am

This seems like a bit of stretch, doesn’t it?

The College Fix reports:

UC San Diego students demand changes to finals grading due to American police brutality

Students at the University of California San Diego are calling upon school officials to alter finals grading policy due to “recent acts of police brutality” and...

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University of Hartford Announces Plans to Reopen in the Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 1:30pm 5/31/2020 at 1:30pm

More and more schools are planning to reopen. That’s a good sign.

NBC News in Connecticut reports:

University of Hartford Announces Fall Reopening Plans

The University of Hartford announced they will start the fall semester in person and on campus.

The university said they will...

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U. Minnesota Cutting Ties With Minneapolis Police but Students Say it’s Not Enough

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 11:30am 5/31/2020 at 11:30am

There has already been anti-police sentiment on college campuses, and this situation is playing right into activists’ hands.

Campus Reform reports:

University of Minnesota to cut ties with Minneapolis Police Department, but students say it’s not enough

The University of Minnesota announced that the university will no longer use services from the Minneapolis Police...

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Stanford Prof Under Fire for Using Racial Slur in Historical Context

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 9:30am 5/31/2020 at 9:30am

This is the second time this has happened at Stanford in a short period of time.

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Student Files Lawsuit Against Brandeis University Over Quality of Online Classes

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 1:30pm 5/30/2020 at 1:30pm

This is happening all over the country. Who can blame the students, considering the amount they’re paying in tuition?

Wicked Local reports:

Student sues Waltham’s Brandeis University in class-action lawsuit

A Brandeis University student filed a class-action lawsuit against the university this week, joining a number...

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Stanford University Expects Layoffs Despite $27 Billion Dollar Endowment

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 11:30am 5/30/2020 at 11:30am

Why do schools have these massive endowments if they’re not for use in a time of emergency?

CNBC reports:

Even with a $27 billion endowment, Stanford University expects layoffs will be ‘unavoidable’

On Wednesday, Stanford University president Marc Tessier-Lavigne announced in a letter to the Stanford community that the school was facing financial challenges...

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Audit Finds Public University Admitted Thousands of Unqualified Students

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30am 5/30/2020 at 9:30am

They also gave away millions in bad scholarships. Not good.

The College Fix reports:

Public university admitted thousands of unqualified students, gave $2 million in bad scholarships, audit finds

If your high school grades or standardized test scores are holding you back from going to a four-year university, consider Texas Southern University.

An external audit...

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Nikki Haley Wants Colleges and Universities to Disclose All Funding From China

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cykPmwyAWIY
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 29, 2020 at 12:00pm 5/29/2020 at 12:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cykPmwyAWIY

This is an outstanding idea. There hasn’t been nearly enough transparency on this.

The College Fix reports:

Nikki Haley proposes requiring colleges to disclose Chinese funding

Former U.S Ambassador...

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College Democrats Refuse to Support Joe Biden Due to Tara Reade Allegations

https://youtu.be/dGXC1NHr7Fw
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 29, 2020 at 10:00am 5/29/2020 at 10:00am
https://youtu.be/dGXC1NHr7Fw

These young people have more conviction than many national leaders in the Democratic party.

Campus Reform reports:

College Dems refuse to support Joe Biden amid sexual assault allegations

Historically, the Democrat Party has won the youth vote. However, Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegations against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are not sitting well...

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University of Connecticut Student Wanted for Murder Caught in Maryland

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 29, 2020 at 8:00am 5/29/2020 at 8:00am

An investigator was being briefed on the suspect when he was suddenly spotted just feet away.

Boston.com reports:

How authorities ultimately captured alleged killer Peter Manfredonia

Around 9 p.m. Wednesday, Connecticut State Police detectives, and other law enforcement, were at a truck stop in Hagerstown, Maryland, on a tip that Peter Manfredonia, the University...

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Purdue President Mitch Daniels Says Not Opening Campus in Fall ‘Unacceptable’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 12:00pm 5/28/2020 at 12:00pm

Daniels is taking a very common sense approach to this situation.

FOX News reports:

Purdue University president says not reopening in the fall would be ‘unacceptable’

Mitch Daniels, the...

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Some Students May be Welcomed Back to Campus by Virus Testing Robots

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 10:00am 5/28/2020 at 10:00am

Welcome to the future. I’m so glad I went to college in the 80s.

Campus Reform reports:

Students to be welcomed back to campus by virus testing ROBOTS, teachers behind glass

A number...

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Students Claim U. Minnesota is Unfairly Allocating Funds to Left Wing Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 8:00am 5/28/2020 at 8:00am

These students are challenging the status quo, and who can blame them?

The College Fix reports:

University of Minnesota unconstitutionally showers student money on left-wing groups: lawsuit

A student group and two students are challenging the University of Minnesota’s process for distributing mandatory student fees and the absence of “written standards” and an “appeal...

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