Feb 042015
Senators introduce bill inspired by U-Va. student efforts to prevent rape -- The Washington Post

Public-high-school health-education classes would be required to include lessons about preventing sexual assaults and relationship violence under a bill introduced by Sens. Timothy M. Kaine (D-Va.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) Tuesday morning.

Kaine met with student leaders at the University of Virginia in December, following national attention being drawn to the issue of rape and relationship violence on campus.

Jan 202015
National search for UNC system's new leader comes after political shift -- The News & Observer

The UNC system’s governing board will hire the next UNC president in a different political era for North Carolina and a rapidly changing landscape for higher education.

On Friday, the UNC Board of Governors took action to put an early end to the tenure of UNC President Tom Ross, even while praising his leadership, integrity and work ethic. The board chairman, John Fennebresque, said the board determined it was time for a presidential transition, but there was no event or problem that prompted the decision.