• Eastern New Mexico University resident retiring

    PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — The longtime president of Eastern New Mexico University says he is retiring on July 1.

  • Baylor confirms NCAA investigation after sex abuse scandal

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NCAA is conducting an “ongoing, pending investigation” into Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school president, the school’s lawyers confirmed in a federal court filing.

  • Georgetown’s Ewing picks coaching staff: Orr, Kirby, Waheed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly three months after he was introduced as Georgetown’s new basketball coach, Patrick Ewing has a staff of assistants and recruiters: Louis Orr, Robert Kirby and Akbar Waheed.

  • Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

    CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities are searching for a young Chinese scholar who vanished from the University of Illinois three weeks ago as she headed out to sign an apartment lease.

  • Baylor says NCAA investigation is ‘ongoing, pending’

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just completed a satisfying sixth-place finish at Sonoma Raceway when he was stopped by the Fox Sports cameras in what might have been his final post-race interview with the network.

  • Promised college loan forgiveness, borrowers wait and wait

    BOSTON (AP) — Danielle Ramos’ student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over.

  • Homeless college students a growing concern on campuses

    DETROIT (AP) — Jennifer Carr knows she’s not the profile of a typical college student. The Detroit-area woman is 37 and has battled alcohol and heroin addiction. She’s also been homeless in the past and even now is categorized as someone who is precariously housed.

  • Top scholars rise above gang violence in suburban NY town

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Their senior year began with sadness and horror. Two fellow students at Brentwood High School were beaten to death in the street. The corpses of three more were discovered in secluded spots — all victims of suspected gang violence.

  • Alaska mountain race suspended after fatal bear attacks

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular wilderness race in Alaska has been suspended for one year following two fatal maulings by black bears this week, including one at a mountain race.

  • Study: Most of women’s college coaches are white and male

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — On the 45th anniversary of Title IX, women and people of color remain on the outside when it comes to hiring head coaches in women’s college sports, according to a report Friday by sports institutes.