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Campus Overload: October, 2012

Posted at 09:23 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Randal J. Kirk resigns from the U-Va. Board of Visitors

Kirk says moving to Florida makes it “not practical” to continue serving on the Board of Visitors.

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:23 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Starting salaries: How can women catch up with the guys?

The AAUW has recommendations for narrowing the pay gap between men and women.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:36 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 10/24/2012

U-Va. accreditors: ‘Questions remain’ about board’s integrity and procedures

In a letter dated Oct. 5, a regional accrediting agency again raised questions about the U-Va. board.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:22 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Patrick Hogan named University of Virginia chief operating officer

Patrick D. Hogan hired as the new chief operating officer.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:22 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Halloween costume ideas for higher education wonks

Skip the slutty pumpkin costume. Go as a MOOC instead.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:34 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  U.S. Weather

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 10/18/2012

Colleges with highest debt levels are not big-name schools, report finds

Schools with the highest rates of student loan debt aren’t always big-name institutions.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:48 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Gallaudet official Angela McCaskill says she will seek compensation in anti-gay marriage petition dispute

Angela McCaskill, placed on leave for signing an anti-gay marriage petition, says Gallaudet is ‘university of intolerance.’

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:10 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Georgetown’s Jack Junior pops balloons at Midnight Madness (video)

Jack Junior popped balloons on command at Midnight Madness.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:59 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Judge in Jerry Sandusky case cracks down on stealth tweeters

A digital clock will dictate when media can spread the news of the ex-Penn State coach’s sentence on Tuesday.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:08 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 10/07/2012

Buzzwords of the U-Va. leadership crisis

Philosophical difference of opinion. Strategic dynamism. Authoritative and resolute.

By Jenna Johnson  |  06:53 PM ET, 10/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 10/05/2012

Friday Five: Loan debt, midterm stress and banned books

Admissions officials are okay with five-digit debt; midterms stress students; banned books; and more.

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:39 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 10/03/2012

‘Tour de Franzia,’ not ‘butt chugging,’ landed fraternity member in hospital, attorney says

A Tennessee student’s attorney says fraternity members chugged boxed wine the regular way.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:32 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  highered

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 10/02/2012

‘Gangnam Style’ craze sweeps colleges, even the U.S. Naval Academy

Even U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen filmed a spoof of the Korean rap.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:58 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Fraternity known for butt-chugging is ‘suspended indefinitely’ at Tennessee

Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity is “suspended indefinitely” at the University of Tennessee.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:15 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Dorm-building lessons from Gallaudet University

Dorm features aimed at deaf students could be applied anywhere.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:21 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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