- University of Minnesota considers nonresident tuition hike Updated: Feb-13-16 4:20 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Regents at the University of Minnesota are considering a sharp increase in tuition for nonresidents who don't come from states with reciprocity agreements.
- Indiana to launch plan to help adults finish college Updated: Feb-13-16 3:09 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana will launch an initiative next week to give residents who haven't finished a college degree some help to get back into the classroom.
- Time capsule opened on Eastern Kentucky University president Updated: Feb-13-16 3:00 pm
RICHMOND, Kentucky - Eastern Kentucky University officials have opened a more than half-century-old time capsule whose discovery on campus came as a surprise.
- College officials suspend hockey season over hazing claims Updated: Feb-13-16 2:38 pm
RINDGE, New Hampshire - Officials at a New Hampshire college say they are suspending the rest of the men's hockey season over hazing allegations.
- Middle Tennessee State University sets fundraising record Updated: Feb-13-16 2:27 pm
MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - Middle Tennessee State University officials say the school surpassed $100 million during a recent fundraising effort.
- University of Iowa says hunt for goat less than $10,000 Updated: Feb-13-16 2:10 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - University of Iowa officials say the 10-day hunt for an escaped research goat has likely cost the institution less than $10,000 in staff time, business continuity and related expenses.
- Plaintiffs in UT rape lawsuit ask court to prevent hearing Updated: Feb-13-16 2:05 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The women who filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Tennessee are asking the court to prevent an upcoming university hearing in one of the sexual assault cases listed in the lawsuit.
- Travel MD offers in-home care for older patients Updated: Feb-13-16 1:27 pm
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - As sunlight streamed into Dorothy McGinnis' dining room window, Dr. Cindy Pinson slid the base of her stethoscope across McGinnis' back and listened.
- 3rd UM cabinet member since October announces retirement Updated: Feb-13-16 1:20 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Another member of the University of Montana president's cabinet has announced plans to retire.
- University of Missouri considering legality of student union Updated: Feb-13-16 11:57 am
COLUMBIA, Missouri - The University of Missouri is looking into whether a graduate student employee union at the university would be legal, interim President Mike Middleton said.
- Dartmouth Winter Carnival theme honors Dr. Seuss Updated: Feb-13-16 11:23 am
HANOVER, New Hampshire - Dartmouth College is again honoring one of its most famous graduates with the theme of this year's Winter Carnival: Seuss on the Loose.
- College, elementary school partner to train future teachers Updated: Feb-13-16 10:46 am
NORFOLK, Nebraska - Several Wayne State students are swapping the college classroom for an elementary one this semester.
- Longtime Massachusetts college president to retire Updated: Feb-13-16 9:17 am
GARDNER, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts community college will soon start looking for a new president, the third since the school was founded more than 50 years ago.
- University of Michigan announces temporary ban on drone use Updated: Feb-13-16 4:01 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Officials at the University of Michigan are placing a temporary ban on drone use on the school's Ann Arbor campus until a final policy is created.
- Texas A&M president decries reports of racial harassment Updated: Feb-12-16 11:04 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M University is still trying to determine which students may have shouted a racial slur and referenced the Confederate flag to a group of black and Latino high school students touring the campus.
- South Dakota university president to lead Eastern Michigan Updated: Feb-12-16 8:39 pm
YPSILANTI, Michigan - Eastern Michigan University's board has selected a new president for the Ypsilanti school.
- Faculty asks Catholic college's president to resign Updated: Feb-12-16 8:32 pm
Faculty members of Mount St. Mary's University voted overwhelmingly Friday to ask the embattled president of the rural Maryland school to resign by Monday morning.
- Idaho schools examine factors behind low graduation rates Updated: Feb-12-16 7:42 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Every day 18-year-old Lewiston resident Maddie Creutzberg wakes up early to care for her 5-month-old daughter, Emily, before heading to work at a local nursing home in the afternoon.
- Baylor regents set measures to curb sexual assault Updated: Feb-12-16 7:27 pm
WACO, Texas - Baylor University regents announced on Friday that they have approved added measures to improve the school's response to sexual assault incidents, including hiring more counselors and additional training for faculty and staff.
- Conan's biggest regret at Harvard? Skipping economics Updated: Feb-12-16 7:16 pm
BOSTON - Conan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom.
- Fraternity says 5 chapters acknowledged hearing racist chant Updated: Feb-12-16 7:04 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The fraternity connected to a racist chant caught on video at the University of Oklahoma last spring said Friday that members at five other chapters acknowledged hearing the chant over the last five years.
- Louisiana governor's speech stokes fears, threatens football Updated: Feb-12-16 6:21 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. John Bel Edwards' talk of shuttered hospitals, college closures and a canceled football season for the LSU Tigers drew attention Friday to Louisiana's deep budget woes, mixed with criticism that the Democratic governor was fear-mongering.
- Edwards: Possible TOPS cut won't hit students this semester Updated: Feb-12-16 6:11 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. John Bel Edwards tried Friday to reduce fears about the threat of cuts to the TOPS free college tuition program, saying Louisiana students who receive the aid won't see increased tuition bills this semester even if financing is reduced.
- Health Department offers buyouts amid Oklahoma budget crisis Updated: Feb-12-16 6:02 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - At least 100 employees of the Oklahoma State Department of Health are expected to take a buyout that includes a $5,000 lump-sum payment as the agency looks to avoid potential layoffs amid a budget crunch, agency officials confirmed on Friday.
- Montana State researchers among those proving Einstein right Updated: Feb-12-16 5:46 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - A century ago Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves rippling through the universe, and on Thursday a team of 1,000 scientists worldwide - including Montana State University astrophysicist Neil Cornish - announced they found proof in the echo of a billion-year-old collision between two massive black holes.