• Immigration status serves as barrier for some students

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Some students say they’re losing out despite a New Mexico law that allows them in-state tuition at public colleges or universities and state-funded financial aid regardless of their immigration status.

  • Rolling Stone writer: ‘Startled’ when woman backed off story

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The author of the discredited Rolling Stone magazine article about a woman’s claim of being gang-raped at a University of Virginia fraternity says she was “startled” when the woman seemed to back off her story following its publication.

  • This Sept. 9, 2016 photo shows Harkness Tower on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Conn.  Yale University will be accepting more undergraduate students this year, but don't expect it to be any easier to get in. Freshmen classes will be larger by about 200 students beginning next year under a long-planned expansion that will see the Ivy League college's student body grow by about 15 percent, to 6,200.  (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

    Yale to admit more students; still won’t be easy to get in

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University will be accepting more undergraduate students this year, but don’t expect it to be any easier to get in.

  • Faculty member Angela Florschuetz, center, her colleagues, and their supporters picket at Cheyney University in Cheyney, Pa., Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Faculty at Pennsylvania state universities continue their strike that started Wednesday morning, disrupting classes midsemester after contract negotiations hit an impasse. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Pennsylvania professors agree to contract, end strike

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The union representing striking professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities reached a tentative contract agreement Friday and immediately ended a walkout that was in its third day.

  • Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) carries around Kansas State defensive back Kendall Adams (21) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. Oklahoma won 38-17. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    No. 16 Oklahoma goes for 4th-straight win vs. Texas Tech

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield returns to Lubbock to play for the first time since he transferred from Texas Tech three years ago.

  • Former UVa football player alleges hazing in lawsuit

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A University of Virginia football player was bullied and harassed by teammates because of his learning disability and seriously injured after being forced to fight another athlete in order to prove his “manliness,” according to a federal lawsuit filed against the school this month.

  • NMSU looks to improve dropping freshman retention rates

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Though freshman enrollment at the New Mexico State University keeps rising, freshman retention has dropped and university officials are looking to change that trend.

  • In this Oct. 1, 2016, file photo, West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard passes during an NCAA college football game against Kansas State in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia plays TCU this week. Howard (eighth nationally with 357 total yards per game) is a Fort Worth native. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson, File)

    Big 12 this week: TCU always close at WVU; Mayfield to Tech

    Here are some things to watch in the Big 12 Conference in Week 8:

  • Undecided voters Damon Holter, left, and Kyia Britts watch the third and final presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump at Bo's 'N Mine bar and grill in River Falls, Wis., Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)

    Final debate brings little clarity to undecided voters

    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) — As a tumultuous campaign nears an end, undecided voters across the country watched the final debate of the U.S. presidential race with a mix of skepticism and rapt attention Wednesday night.

  • Baylor under investigation for alleged Title IX violations

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University is under federal investigation after its former coordinator responsible for preventing gender discrimination filed a complaint over sexual violence on the university’s Waco campus, a federal agency spokeswoman said Wednesday.