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  • No collective punishment for Penn State football sins

    No collective punishment for Penn State football sins
    Spare me. Spare me the calls to abolish Penn State's football program in the wake of findings by former FBI Chief Louis Freeh that Coach Joe Paterno and other men in power hid the crimes of child rapist/assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Spare me...
  • College Lines

    GROVE CITY COLLEGE: The following area residents were named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at Grove City College: Megan Rossi, a freshman PreK-8 special education and a 2011 graduate of New Covenant Christian School, is the daughter of...
  • College Lines: Harford residents earn honors

    OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY: Elise Jordan of Churchville and Katie Steelman of Aberdeen were named to the Olivet Nazarene University dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. To qualify for inclusion on the dean's list, a student must have been enrolled as...
  • Head of the class: Owings Mills students excel in academics

    Elizabeth Parks, of Owings Mills, was named to the spring 2012 dean's list atFairfield University, Fairfield, Conn. Charlie Gruner, of Stevenson, was recently named to the spring 2012 high honor roll at Pomfret School, Pomfret, Conn. Ariane Noar, of...
  • Where will Obama's presidential library be? There are four finalists

    Where will Obama's presidential library be? There are four finalists
    The Barack Obama Foundation on Monday announced four locations as potential sites for President Obama's presidential library and museum.  Columbia University, the University of Hawaii, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at...
  • First ladies' key role in presidential libraries

    First ladies' key role in presidential libraries
    In just over a century and a half, the concept of a presidential library has evolved from a small room in a home where first lady Sarah Polk kept her late husband's letters and mementos into multimillion-dollar complexes that house thousands of official...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Dance Faculty Member Receives

    Ballet Theatre Company is proud to have faculty member Thomas Giroir be awarded with one of three 2014 Connecticut Dance Alliance Achievement in Dance awards. Giroir has been recognized for his achievements in teaching and dance photography. Giroir...
  • City or tropics? Obama ponders where to put presidential library

    WASHINGTON As he embarks on his final years in office, President Barack Obama has begun to look beyond the White House to his next task: solidifying his legacy. A group of longtime friends and supporters, including his former campaign manager and...
  • California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses

    California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses
    When California rolled out a $750-million plan this year to attract and retain businesses, many aspects mirrored longtime perks used by Texas — where officials love nothing more than stealing jobs from the Golden State. For more than a decade,...
  • Trolling for university presidents is profitable niche for Dallas headhunter

    When it comes to filling the highest posts of higher education, Bill Funk is the reigning king of the hill. The 64-year-old principal of R. William Funk & Associates in Dallas has placed a new president or chancellor nearly every month for the last two...
  • The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia

    The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia
    Concordia University in Irvine celebrated its 14th annual Gala of Stars, honoring trustee Ruth DeNault and raising $575,000 for student scholarships. The gala unfolded on campus in the Concordia Arena, which had been transformed into an elegant dining...
  • Virginia Tech AD focused on 'fan engagement' this football season

     Virginia Tech AD focused on 'fan engagement' this football season
    Virginia Tech sold out 93 consecutive home football games from 1998-2012, a streak that reflected not only the Hokies' national emergence but also college football's burgeoning appeal. Last year, fans filled Lane Stadium once in six dates, again mirroring...