College, Inc.: Virginia Tech

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Oikos, Va. Tech shooters may have shown warning signs

Guest blogger notes three signs someone may be veering toward violence.

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Public safety | Tags:  Virginia Tech, campus shootings, Oikos University

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Five leaders of the robot revolution

If humanoid robots ever make it into your home, these guys will be largely responsible.

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:59 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology | Tags:  Virginia Tech

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Va. Tech held disaster drill one day before actual emergency

One day, the school was testing its emergency-preparedness plan with an on-campus drill. The next day, a gunman was loose on campus.

By Daniel de Vise  |  09:31 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Public safety | Tags:  Virginia Tech

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Public university presidents aren’t the academy’s top earners

Who earns more? Several private university presidents. And a smattering of coaches, med-school officers and CFOs.

By Daniel de Vise  |  04:24 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Athletics, Finance, Publics | Tags:  University of Maryland, George Mason University, Georgetown University, Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, Johns Hopkins University

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 04/01/2011

American Council on Education responds to Va. Tech fine

Terry W. Hartle, ACE senior vice president, says the U.S. Department of Education is guilty of ‘bureaucratic malpractice’ in four-year probe

By Daniel de Vise  |  04:52 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia Tech, crime, Department of Education

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 12/09/2010

Dept. of Education finds Va. Tech at fault in 2007 massacre

The U.S. Department of Education issued a final report Thursday faulting leaders of Virginia Tech for failing to issue a "timely warning" to the university community for two hours after they became aware a gunman was on the loose in...

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:08 PM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Public safety, Public safety, Public safety | Tags:  Cho massacre, Cho shooting, VT massacre, Va Tech shooting, Virginia Tech massacre

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