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College Inc. Archive: Crime

Tucson shooting response underscores role of universities in building community

Here is a guest blog from Gary Rhoades, general secretary of the American Association of University Professors. He is on leave as professor of higher education at the University of Arizona. Last Wednesday, in an airport lounge, as I waited...

By Gary Rhoades  | January 20, 2011; 4:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Administration, Crime  | Tags:  Gabrielle Giffords, Giffords memorial, Giffords shooting, Tucson shooting, University of Arizona  
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12 notable higher education stories of 2010

In chronological order: Jan. 11: The University of Virginia picks its first female president. Her first six months will not be easy. April 16: Regents end a four-year tuition freeze in Maryland's state university system. Maryland's state schools were more...

By Daniel de Vise  | December 28, 2010; 12:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Attainment, Community Colleges, Crime, For-profit colleges, Public policy, Public safety, Publics, Research, Students  | Tags:  top college stories of 2010, top higher education stories of 2010  
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Indiana University administrator accused of anti-Semitic hate crime

The latest in a series of anti-Semitic vandalism incidents on the campus of Indiana University has been linked to a man who coordinates scholarships in the university's honors college, a surprising turn of events. Mark Zacharias, 54, is charged with...

By Daniel de Vise  | December 16, 2010; 12:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Crime  | Tags:  IU administrator anti-Semitic crime, IU anti-semitic hate crime, Indiana University anti-Semitism, hate crime Indiana University  
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Dept. of Education finds Va. Tech at fault in 2007 massacre

The U.S. Department of Education issued a final report Thursday faulting leaders of Virginia Tech for failing to issue a "timely warning" to the university community for two hours after they became aware a gunman was on the loose in...

By Daniel de Vise  | December 9, 2010; 5:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Public safety  | Tags:  Cho massacre, Cho shooting, VT massacre, Va Tech shooting, Virginia Tech massacre  
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Gangs, drugs allegedly spotted at Pr. George's Community College

Three former staff members of Prince George's Community College allege in a letter to the school's president that college administrators are trying to cover up complaints of drug deals, gang activities and a "violent" work environment, particularly at the student center on the school's Largo campus. College leaders say the allegations are untrue. Faculty leaders seem to concur that the claims of gangs and drugs and violence are exaggerated, if not entirely false.

By Daniel de Vise  | November 5, 2010; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Administration, Community Colleges, Crime, Public safety, Students  | Tags:  PGCC, Prince George's Community College, gangs drugs community college  
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A 'breakthrough' in fighting anti-Semitism on campus

Here is a guest post from Morton A. Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, and Susan Tuchman, director for ZOA's Center for Law & Justice. After a six-year Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) campaign, the Department of Education's...

By Daniel de Vise  | November 1, 2010; 5:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Public policy  | Tags:  Title VI anti-Semitism, anti-Semitism on campus, antisemitism college campuses, bigotry university, college anti-Semitism  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Georgetown U.: Rope found on campus not a noose, Daniel de Vise , October 1, 2010
Yeardley Love case prompts U-Va. rule change, Daniel de Vise , August 6, 2010
A lacrosse captain comes out, Daniel de Vise , May 10, 2010
Could U-Va. have prevented tragedy?, Daniel de Vise , May 6, 2010
Yeardley Love slaying: overplayed?, Daniel de Vise , May 5, 2010
JMU riot not an isolated case, Daniel de Vise , April 13, 2010
Bill would open college crisis records, Daniel de Vise , March 19, 2010
California 'Day of Action': How big is it?, Daniel de Vise , March 4, 2010
Investigation: sexual assault seldom punished , Daniel de Vise , February 24, 2010
USNA Superintendent on Curry Drug Test, Daniel de Vise , February 11, 2010
Rape suspect caught in women's restroom before, Daniel de Vise , January 29, 2010
Rapist on campus: Emergency response in action, Daniel de Vise , January 29, 2010
Naval Academy player in drug flap, Daniel de Vise , January 29, 2010
Will Churchill hackers get into college?, Daniel de Vise , January 29, 2010
USNA player reportedly fails drug test, Daniel de Vise , January 27, 2010
Former U-Va. student charged in father's murder, Daniel de Vise , January 25, 2010
 
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