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U Of Texas To Pay Outside Counsel Nearly $1 Million

The University of Texas has agreed to pay a law firm nearly $1 million to defend its undergraduate admissions program before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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On Campus, Debate Over Civil Rights And Rape

For months after Kristina Ponischil was raped at a party in her off-campus apartment, her life at Western Washington University was hell.

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Sex Assaults Catch Colleges Like The University Of Colorado In Title IX Legal Trap

A closed- door encounter between two college acquaintances. Both have been drinking. One says she was raped; the other insists it was consensual. There are no other witnesses.

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Which Colleges Are Worth The Price? (Opinion)

Those urging Democrats and Republicans to reach consensus more often should be careful what they wish for.

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Big Variable For Proposed Rutgers-Rowan Merger: Cost

Critics, including a U.S. senator, are convinced that a main motivation behind a plan to merge Rutgers University's Camden campus into Rowan University is an effort to improve the Glassboro school's financial position.

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Wyden Pitches 'Carfax-'Style Reports For Higher-Ed Costs

U.S. Sen Ron Wyden, D-Ore., on Monday pitched his idea for "Carfax-"style reports on the cost of a college degree and how much students can expect to earn after graduation.

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Rutgers President Calls Rowan Report On Merger 'Truly Offensive And Enraging'

The president of Rutgers University, Richard McCormick, sharply criticized a report advising Rowan University how to market a takeover of Rutgers-Camden to a wary public, calling it "truly offensive and enraging" in an e-mail message The Star-Ledger obtained today.

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Framingham State President Timothy Flanagan Visits White House, Discusses College Access, Affordability

Policy advisors for President Barack Obama recently hosted Framingham State University President Timothy J. Flanagan and other public college presidents nationwide for a roundtable at the White House on college access, affordability and completion, according to university officials.

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Christie's College Merger Plan Must Go Through Legislature, Non-Partisan Office Says

If Gov. Chris Christie wants to reshuffle the state’s higher education system, he can’t do it alone and must go through the Legislature, according to an opinion issued by the non-partisan Office of Legislative Services.

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Colorado Supreme Court Ruling: Guns Allowed On U Of Colorado Campuses

The Colorado Supreme Court today ruled that University of Colorado students and employees with concealed carry permits are able to carry their weapons on campus.

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