College, Inc.: Litigation


Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Texas affirmative action case may hinge on Justice Kennedy

Affirmative action in college admissions is on the Supreme Court docket again, and swing vote Anthony Kennedy may determine the outcome.

By Daniel de Vise  |  04:49 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Access, Admissions, Litigation | Tags:  affirmative action, college admissions, University of Texas, Supreme Court

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Harvard Asian-American discrimination probe ends

An Indian-American student has withdrawn his complaint alleging Harvard and Princeton rejected him over racial-ethnic bias.

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Access, Admissions, Litigation | Tags:  civil rights, harvard university, college admissions

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Eight scandals that ended college presidencies

Penn State may be the biggest college scandal of our era. Here are some notable also-rans.

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:35 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Litigation, Athletics | Tags:  American University, Montgomery College

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Catholic University president: ‘Muslim students are welcome’

Catholic University president Garvey defends university against allegations of discrimination against Muslim students.

By Daniel de Vise  |  04:33 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Students, Litigation | Tags:  Catholic University

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Montgomery College immigrant tuition challenge dismissed by judge

A judge has dismissed a suit that challenged Montgomery College’s practice of charging lower resident tuition to illegal immigrants who graduate from local public schools.

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:39 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Access, Aid, Community Colleges, Litigation, Public policy

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 01/19/2011

Immigrant tuition breaks prompt Md. suit

Updated at noon Thursday with statement from Montgomery College. A Maryland lawmaker says he will announce a lawsuit against Montgomery College on Thursday challenging the institution's practice of charging lower fees tuition to illegal immigrants who live in the county....

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:45 PM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Litigation, Litigation, Litigation, Litigation | Tags:  Maryland colleges illegal immigrants, Montgomery College illegal immigrants, illegal immigrant college students, illegal immigrant college tuition

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 01/06/2011

Brown University sues Newport News over sword

A lawsuit filed just before the new year in U.S. District Court in eastern Virginia alleges that the historic Lee Hall Mansion in Newport News has on display an ornamental sword from the Civil War era that rightfully belongs to...

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:08 PM ET, 01/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Litigation, Litigation | Tags:  Brown University lawsuit, Brown University sword, Brown stolen sword, Lee Hall Mansion sword

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 10/29/2010

Va. Tech sues alumnus for 'Hokie' business

In an unusual defense of a collegiate trademark, Virginia Tech has filed suit against a Blacksburg real estate agent for appropriating its official nickname in the title of Hokie Real Estate Inc. According to an account in the Roanoke Times,...

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:50 PM ET, 10/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Litigation, Litigation, Litigation | Tags:  Hokie lawsuit, VT Hokie lawsuit, Virginia Tech