School administration

January 20, 2018 - 4:01 am
ELON, N.C. (AP) — The outgoing president of a North Carolina university is leaving the class of 2018 something else to remember him by. Elon University President Leo Lambert, who will step down on March 1, will deliver the commencement address on May 19. The school announced the speech on Friday. A...
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January 19, 2018 - 3:46 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former South Carolina pitching coach Jerry Meyers is back in the athletic department as assistant director of athletics development. Athletic director Ray Tanner, Meyers former boss on the baseball staff, announced the hiring Friday. Meyers had spent 16 years on the Gamecocks...
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President Russell M. Nelson speaks at a church broadcast announcing his new leadership as the faith's president in the wake of the death of President Thomas S. Monson on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 16, 2018 - 11:40 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church appointed a 93-year-old former heart surgeon Tuesday as its new president, following a longstanding succession plan that aims to keep the faith on course with a minimum of upheaval. The selection of Russell M. Nelson was announced by high-ranking Mormon D...
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People hold signs at a rally for school teacher Deyshia Hargrave, who was arrested while speaking against the superintendent's pay raise at an education board meeting earlier this week, in Abbeville, La., Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 11, 2018 - 10:57 pm
ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana teacher ejected from a school board meeting and roughly handcuffed in a video-recorded arrest after she questioned her superintendent's pay raise said she thinks a lawsuit is likely in the case. Deyshia Hargrave declined, at first, to say with certainty whether she...
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People hold signs at a rally for school teacher Deyshia Hargrave, who was arrested while speaking against the superintendent's pay raise at an education board meeting earlier this week, in Abbeville, La., Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 11, 2018 - 10:15 pm
ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — Waving signs heralding free speech and chanting "Stand by Deyshia," about 100 people gathered in a light rain Thursday to rally to support Deyshia Hargrave — the Louisiana teacher ejected from a school board meeting and roughly handcuffed in a video-recorded arrest after she...
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January 11, 2018 - 6:15 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A school board member whose son played on an Ohio youth basketball team that wore jerseys printed with names some deemed racist says he is resigning to be accountable for his son's involvement. Kerry McKiernan told the Kings Local School District board meeting Tuesday that...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017 file photo, Professor Celeste Kidd is photographed at the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y. When Kidd was a graduate student at the university she says a professor supervising her made her life unbearable by stalking her, making demeaning comments about her weight and talking about sex. A commission is set to release its findings after investigating how the University of Rochester handled sexual misconduct complaints against the professor. (AP Photo/Brett Carlsen, File)
January 11, 2018 - 5:28 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A special committee has found that the University of Rochester properly dealt with sexual misconduct allegations against a professor and did not retaliate against faculty who brought the complaints. Nevertheless, university President Joel Seligman announced he will resign...
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In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, image made from a video provided by KATC-TV middle-school English teacher Deyshia Hargrave speaks during a Vermilion Parish School Board meeting in Abbeville, La., west of New Orleans. Hargrave was removed from the school board meeting, forcibly handcuffed and jailed after questioning pay policies during a public comment period. (KATC-TV via AP)
January 11, 2018 - 9:00 am
ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Louisiana teacher at a school board meeting after she spoke out about teacher pay (all times local): 8 a.m. The Louisiana teacher arrested after she spoke out about teacher pay at a school board meeting says she hopes the ordeal prompts others to...
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In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, image made from a video provided by KATC-TV middle-school English teacher Deyshia Hargrave speaks during a Vermilion Parish School Board meeting in Abbeville, La., west of New Orleans. Hargrave was removed from the school board meeting, forcibly handcuffed and jailed after questioning pay policies during a public comment period. (KATC-TV via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 10:45 pm
ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana teacher who was ejected from a school board meeting and handcuffed after speaking out about salaries — a video-recorded arrest that sparked outrage — said Wednesday her treatment was appalling and encouraged others to speak out. The fallout from Deyshia Hargrave'...
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In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, image made from a video provided by KATC-TV middle-school English teacher Deyshia Hargrave is handcuffed by a city marshal after complying with a marshal's orders to leave a Vermilion Parish School Board meeting in Abbeville, La., west of New Orleans. Hargrave was removed from the school board meeting, forcibly handcuffed and jailed after questioning pay policies during a public comment period. (KATC-TV via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 8:58 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Louisiana teacher at a school board meeting (all times local): 7:40 a.m. A Louisiana school board's offices were temporarily locked down amid death threats from across the world in response to widely viewed video of a teacher screaming while being...
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