Posts Tagged Higher education

UNC-Chapel Hill billed $3M for fraud investigation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s flagship public university is facing a $3.1 million bill for the investigation by outside attorneys that detailed an academic fraud scheme that used fake grades to keep some athletes eligible for nearly two decades, the school said Friday.

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CSU athletics recommends new on-campus stadium

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State University’s Athletic Department has formally recommended construction of a multi-sport stadium on campus instead of renovating the existing football stadium three miles west of the school.

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University of Illinois system choses Timothy L. Killeen of New York as its next president.

CHICAGO (AP) — University of Illinois system choses Timothy L. Killeen of New York as its next president.

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Portland State defeats Southern California 76-68

Southern California forward Malik Martin, left, puts up a shot as Portland State forward Tiegbe Bamba defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Known for being aggressive on both ends of the court, Tiegbe Bamba wondered how his explosiveness would recover after an Achilles’ injury that kept him out last season.

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