School administration

This Jan. 11, 2019 photo shows the mascot "Redmen" at Cedar High School in Cedar City, Utah. The southern Utah high school is getting rid of its “Redmen” mascot as it becomes the latest team to shed a Native American moniker deemed offensive to some people. (Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 5:44 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sports teams will no longer be known as the "Redmen" at a southern Utah high school, becoming the latest to get rid of a Native American name deemed offensive despite opposition from some residents and a national American Indian group. The Iron County School Board voted 3-2...
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Thomas C. Katsouleas, left, is presented with a UConn basketball jersey by University of Connecticut Board of Trustees chairman Thomas Kruger, center, and Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont after being appointed as the University of Connecticut's 16th president on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
February 05, 2019 - 7:38 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut's incoming president says he's committed to a major college football program and doesn't plan to move the school out of the American Athletic Conference. Thomas Katsouleas, the provost and executive vice president of the University of Virginia, was...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 file photo, University of Maryland president Wallace Loh speaks at a news conference following the board of regents' recommendation that football head coach DJ Durkin retain his job in Baltimore. University of Maryland President Wallace Loh will remain at the state’s flagship university through June 2020, after he initially announced plans to retire at the end of this school year in the aftermath of a football player’s death. Board of Regents Chair Linda Gooden announced Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 that Loh is leading several initiatives critical to the university’s future. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
January 30, 2019 - 7:20 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — University of Maryland President Wallace Loh will remain at the state's flagship university through June 2020, the chair of the Board of Regents said Wednesday, despite initially announcing plans to retire at the end of this school year in the aftermath of a football player's...
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January 30, 2019 - 11:17 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two black high school baseball players are suing a Florida school district after they say coaches and administrators did nothing when they were subjected to racial taunts and hazing. The Tampa Bay Times reports 18-year-old Jay King and 17-year-old Judah Norwood sued the...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University Interim President John Engler speaks during a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing on "Strengthening and Empowering U.S. Amateur Athletes," on Capitol Hill in Washington. Engler will resign as interim president of Michigan State University amid public backlash over his comments about women and girls sexually assaulted by now-imprisoned campus sports doctor Larry Nassar, a member of the school's Board of Trustees said Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 17, 2019 - 1:18 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of interim Michigan State University President John Engler (all times local): 1 p.m. Michigan State University faculty members are supporting the appointment of a former dean to lead the university following the resignation of John Engler...
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January 16, 2019 - 6:34 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's interim President John Engler says in 11-page resignation letter than he'll quit in a week.
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, Oneonta's Abby Blackwood, left, shoots over Charles Henderson's Maori Davenport in a girls' Class 4A state basketball semifinal, in Birmingham, Ala. Alabama high school officials are defending the season-long suspension of a top girls basketball player over money she received from USA Basketball. Charles Henderson High School senior and Rutgers signee Maori Davenport was ruled ineligible this season on Nov. 30 after receiving an $857.20 check from USA Basketball for "lost wages". She represented the organization in a tournament in Mexico City over the summer.(AP Photo/Hal Yeager, File)
January 07, 2019 - 7:28 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — One of the nation's top girls high school basketball players appears likely to remain benched for her entire senior season after spending part of last summer playing with USA Basketball. Maori Davenport, who received an $857.20 check from USA Basketball that was later repaid...
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Bicycles are parked outside Tamaqua Area High School in Tamaqua, Pa., Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. Parents are going to court to block the Tamaqua Area School District from allowing teachers to carry guns in school. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
January 04, 2019 - 4:49 pm
TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) — Parents are going to court to block a Pennsylvania school district from allowing teachers to carry guns in school, the latest flashpoint in a debate playing out in many states over whether it's wise to arm educators to protect students from mass shooters. The district in Tamaqua...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2018, file photo, police stand guard after the confederate statue known as Silent Sam was toppled by protesters on campus at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. Leaders of North Carolina’s flagship university are meeting to decide the fate of a Confederate monument torn down by protesters. The chancellor and trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were finalizing a plan Monday, Dec. 3, for the century-old bronze statue known as “Silent Sam.” (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
December 03, 2018 - 8:36 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's flagship university proposed Monday to move a toppled Confederate statue into a new $5 million building on the outskirts of campus, seeking to balance security with strict state historical laws in a move that prompted a crowd of chanting demonstrators to...
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November 25, 2018 - 3:46 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University President John Thrasher is calling a fan's social media post depicting football coach Willie Taggart getting lynched "ignorant and despicable." FSU ended a disappointing first season under Taggart with a loss Saturday to in-state rival the...
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