Campus Overload: Student Government


Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 12/09/2010

N.J. woman pleads guilty to stealing $500K from student government

A 48-year-old New Jersey woman who use to work for the New Jersey City University plead guilty in federal court to stealing more than half a million dollars from the student government.

By Jenna Johnson  |  05:35 PM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Student Government | Tags:  New Jersey City University

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 09/30/2010

Michigan official attacks gay student body president in blog

Soon after University of Michigan students elected their first openly gay student body president this spring, a Michigan assistant attorney general started Chris Armstrong Watch, a blog to monitor the student leader's every move.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:49 AM ET, 09/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Student Government | Tags:  University of Michigan

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 07/12/2010

Latest friend request: Your college prez

Dan deVise and I had lots of fun interviewing college presidents about the increasing pressure they face to be visible on campus and liked by students. Many of the barriers separating a college's top-paid leaders from its tuition-paying students have...

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:53 AM ET, 07/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Student Government | Tags:  College presidents, Student Government

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 02/16/2010

U-Md. students react to Mote's retirement

University of Maryland President C.D. (Dan) Mote announced to students on Monday that he will retire at the end of the summer. Mote has been president since 1998 and is credited with guiding the university higher in the rankings, attracting...

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:20 PM ET, 02/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Student Government

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 01/27/2010

SOTU college watch parties

The District is one of those places where you can walk into pretty much any bar tonight and watch President Obama's State of the Union address. Links to SOTU-themed drinking games are circulating. And several D.C. college political groups plan...

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:45 PM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Student Government | Tags:  Catholic University, Georgetown