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North Dakota Colleges, Universities Have $4.4 Billion Impact

The North Dakota University System says its impact on the state's economy was worth $4.4 billion in fiscal 2011.

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Ohio State U Gives Leader $358,848 Pay Bump

Ohio State trustees have given President E. Gordon Gee a 3 percent pay raise worth $25,036 and a $333,812 bonus for working to increase student graduation rates and bringing in billions of dollars through fundraising and new public-private partnerships.

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City College: Good News On 2 Measures

City College of San Francisco got some rare, good financial news Tuesday as local voters approved a parcel tax to benefit the huge school of 86,000 students and state voters approved a tax increase measure for schools that will help steer the college away from bankruptcy.

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Election: Higher Education, Library Bonds Pass

New Mexicans on Tuesday approved the $119.4 million universities and colleges say they so desperately need to renovate their buildings, according to county data.

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N.J. Voters Say Yes To Ballot Questions On Higher Education

Worries about the cost of rebuilding a state battered by Hurricane Sandy did not scare New Jersey voters away from approving $750 million in borrowing for the state’s colleges and universities Tuesday.

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Westminster May Join Trend Of Leasing Land For Natural Gas Rights

Westminster College may lease natural gas rights for 340 acres of school-owned land, officials confirmed Tuesday.

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New Chief Seeks More Public Role For UND Police

Former Chief Duane Czapiewski played a quiet role, but new Chief Eric Plummer is emphasizing outreach not just on campus but in the community as a whole.

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New Connective Corridor Lights Shattered On Syracuse U Campus

The globes of Syracuse University’s Connective Corridor bike lane lights are like a baseball batter’s melon pitch down the middle: Waist-high and smashable. Vandals have been knocking them out.

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