BYU Students Protest ‘Honor Code’ Charges for Rape Victim — TIME magazine

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Apr 212016
 
BYU Students Protest ‘Honor Code’ Charges for Rape Victim -- TIME magazine

A student faces punishment for violating the school’s honor code by being the victim of a sexual assault

Brigham Young University students protested Wednesday after they say a sexual-assault victim was mistreated by the school.

Warrants out for sixth suspect in ECU assault; officer dismissed | The Daily Reflector

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Apr 202016
 
Warrants out for sixth suspect in ECU assault; officer dismissed | The Daily Reflector

Greenville Police Department has obtained warrants for a sixth person in a “brutal group beating” that occurred March 17 on East Carolina University’s campus, and the university on Tuesday dismissed the initial officer who responded to the incident and handcuffed the victim.

ECU fires officer, Greenville police call in FBI over assault case | The News & Observer

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Apr 202016
 
ECU fires officer, Greenville police call in FBI over assault case | The News & Observer

East Carolina University has fired a campus police officer over his response to the group beating of a black man on campus last month, and the Greenville police have asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to review the case for possible hate crime charges.

East Carolina U. Police Officer Is Fired After Handcuffing Black Beating Victim | The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Apr 202016
 
East Carolina U. Police Officer Is Fired After Handcuffing Black Beating Victim | The Chronicle of Higher Education

An East Carolina University police officer was fired on Tuesday after the university determined that he had violated the department’s policies while responding to a fight, East Carolina said in a news release.

How NCGAP measure actually would restrict access to UNC colleges | The News & Observer

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Apr 202016
 
How NCGAP measure actually would restrict access to UNC colleges | The News & Observer

Buried deep in last year’s state appropriations bill is one of the most potentially significant, and potentially destructive, proposals in the history of public higher education in this state. Working under the seemingly innocuous title of “The North Carolina Guaranteed Admissions Program,” this legislation would in reality threaten to widen the already large gap in access and achievement for North Carolina’s least privileged, and her most advantaged, population groups.

Former UNC athletes spar with university in federal court | The News & Observer

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Apr 202016
 
Former UNC athletes spar with university in federal court | The News & Observer

A federal judge Tuesday heard oral arguments that could shut the door on former UNC-Chapel Hill athletes’ claims that they were cheated out of an education – or that could allow their lawsuits to shine more light on a major academic scandal.

Dowdy-Ficklen improvements welcome if carefully made | The Daily Reflector

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Apr 192016
 
Dowdy-Ficklen improvements welcome if carefully made | The Daily Reflector

East Carolina University’s plans to redesign Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, revealed Saturday, present an opportunity that Pirate fans and all eastern North Carolina residents can feel excited about, but not without some cautions about careful growth and community involvement.

Durham chamber, Duke University, UNC faculty call for HB2 repeal; Boston, Pearl Jam cancel NC concerts | The News & Observer

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Apr 192016
 
Durham chamber, Duke University, UNC faculty call for HB2 repeal; Boston, Pearl Jam cancel NC concerts | The News & Observer

The leaders of Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill’s Faculty Council and the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce have joined calls for the repeal of House Bill 2.

Here are the five critical skills every new college graduate should have | The Washington Post

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Apr 192016
 
Here are the five critical skills every new college graduate should have | The Washington Post

Last week, my new book, There Is Life After College, was released by HarperCollins and I’ve been asked several times since then by students, parents, employers, and others about the skills every new college graduate needs to succeed in today’s competitive and ever-changing job market.

Recruiting Students Overseas to Fill Seats, Not to Meet Standards | The New York Times

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Apr 192016
 
Recruiting Students Overseas to Fill Seats, Not to Meet Standards | The New York Times

“Hurry Up!!!,” the online posting said. “Spot Admissions” to Western Kentucky University. Scholarships of up to $17,000 were available, it added. “Letter in one day.” The offer, by a college recruiter based in India, was part of a campaign so enticing that more than 300 students swiftly applied to a college that many had probably never heard of.