School administration

In this Feb. 1, 2018 photo, demonstrators advocate for a union at Columbia University in New York after the school announced earlier in the week that it won't bargain with the students who voted overwhelmingly for union representation more than a year ago. Union advocates say other universities are similarly declining to bargain or to agree to union elections, perhaps waiting for a more management-friendly NLRB to reverse its earlier ruling. (Nate Wagner via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 1:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Graduate teaching assistants at private universities had high hopes 18 months ago when a federal labor board ruled that they had a right to collective bargaining, but after the election of President Donald Trump, some schools are taking another shot at halting the burgeoning...
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FILE - This April 11, 2016 file photo shows part of the campus of the Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, N.H. The prep school's Principal Lisa MacFarlane, who helped respond to allegations of sexual abuse against former staff members and students, is leaving at the end of the year, according to a letter she sent to the school community on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
February 03, 2018 - 6:29 pm
EXETER, N.H. (AP) — The principal at an elite New Hampshire prep school who helped respond to allegations of sexual abuse against former staff members and students is leaving at the end of the year. In a letter sent to the school community on Friday, Phillips Exeter Academy Principal Lisa...
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February 03, 2018 - 10:42 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's top court will decide whether legislators can interpret the state constitution in a way that gives control of about $10 billion a year in public school spending to an elected schools superintendent instead of the appointed state school board. The state Supreme...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, Houston head coach Major Applewhite watches from the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Navy in Houston. A lawsuit by former Texas women's track coach Bev Kearney against the school is probing how administrators in the offices that investigate campus sexual misconduct handled former football assistant Major Applewhite's 2009 relationship with a student trainer. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)
January 30, 2018 - 11:19 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A lawsuit by former Texas women's track coach Bev Kearney against the school is probing how administrators in the offices that investigate campus sexual misconduct handled former football assistant Major Applewhite's 2009 relationship with a student trainer on a bowl trip...
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January 29, 2018 - 4:29 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A dean from UCLA has been appointed the next president of Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. Judy Olian, who currently serves as dean of UCLA's Anderson School of Management, will become Quinnipiac's first female president when she takes over from John Lahey, who will retire...
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January 29, 2018 - 10:40 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell is retiring this summer, ending nearly five decades in public service. McConnell said Monday he took a hard look at his health and energy at age 70 and determined it is time to slow down. "As an alumnus of the College, I love...
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January 27, 2018 - 1:10 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette (SHOO'-tee) is conducting an investigation into how much Michigan State University officials knew about claims of sexual abuse by patients of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. Schuette told reporters today that "a full and...
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January 26, 2018 - 3:47 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri has fired longtime softball coach Ehren Earleywine, with athletic director Jim Sterk saying the university has lost confidence in his ability to foster a "healthy environment" for players. The firing, announced by Sterk on Friday, occurred less than two weeks before...
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January 24, 2018 - 8:55 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State president announces resignation amid outcry over school's handling of allegations agains Larry Nassar.
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January 24, 2018 - 6:54 am
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio school board member who resigned after an apparent overdose has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor drug possession charge. Akron police say 57-year-old John Otterman had marijuana and the powerful painkiller fentanyl when he was found unconscious last Thursday. The...
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