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LSU Board Combines Chancellor And President Positions, Considers Realigning University System

The LSU Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed Friday to merge the two positions of president and chancellor of the LSU system into a single entity.

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Faculty Slam Florida Atlantic U President In Survey

Mary Jane Saunders received a warm welcome from faculty when she arrived at Florida Atlantic University in 2010, but the honeymoon appears to be over.

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Southern University To Drop Its Mass Communications Master's Degree

The Louisiana Board of Regents on Wednesday gave Southern University permission to drop its master of arts in mass communication degree in a budget-cutting move that provoked the ire of faculty when the idea was first floated months ago.

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UTSW Official At Center Of Fraud Investigation Stepping Down

A UT Southwestern Medical Center department chairwoman in the crosshairs of a federal investigation into alleged billing fraud at Parkland Memorial Hospital will step down, according to an internal memo distributed to the medical school’s employees.

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State Audit: IT Employee Defrauded U Of Iowa Hospitals Of $272,000 Over A Decade

A University of Iowa hospitals IT employee defrauded her employer of more than $272,000 over a decade, according to a 206-page state audit released today.

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Jury Finds U Of I Rejection Was Not Due To Liberal Bias

A jury declared Wednesday that a conservative scholar who was passed over for a teaching job at the University of Iowa law school was not the victim of political discrimination.

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Delgado Chancellor Announces Spending, Hiring Freezes To Lower $13 Million Deficit

Facing a $13 million deficit and an 11 percent drop in enrollment, Delgado Community College Chancellor Monty Sullivan on Tuesday announced freezes on travel, spending and non-essential hiring in an attempt to balance the budget. No pay cuts are planned, he said in an interview, but buyout packages to encourage early retirement are being considered.

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