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What colleges and universities have to do right now to clean up admissions

What colleges and universities have to do right now to clean up admissionsWe're victims, universities said, after they were caught in largest college admissions scandal ever. Here's why no college has offered sweeping change



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The Latest: Cold shuts down large Midwest universities

The Latest: Cold shuts down large Midwest universitiesMILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on a major snowstorm and the expected frigid weather in the Midwest (all times local):



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Teenager accepted by all 20 top-ranked universities he applied to — with full scholarships

Teenager accepted by all 20 top-ranked universities he applied to — with full scholarshipsA high school senior from Houston, Texas, was accepted by each of the 20 top-



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Universities face #MeToo movement over sexual harassment

Universities face #MeToo movement over sexual harassmentWASHINGTON (AP) — When Celeste Kidd was a graduate student of neuroscience at the University of Rochester she says a professor supervising her made her life unbearable by stalking her, making demeaning comments about her weight and talking about sex.



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From respected at elite universities to wanted for murder

From respected at elite universities to wanted for murderCHICAGO (AP) — After a cross-country manhunt, a Northwestern University professor and University of Oxford employee are in custody for the brutal stabbing death of a 26-year-old hair stylist in Chicago. The case has involved peculiar twists, including a cash donation by one of the two suspects in the victim's name at a Wisconsin library and a videotaped confession sent to friends. The two men surrendered peacefully in California after eight days as fugitives.



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Illinois budget impasse increasingly hurts universities: Moody's

Illinois budget impasse increasingly hurts universities: Moody'sIllinois’ record-breaking budget impasse, which has led to sporadic funding for higher education, is increasingly pressuring the finances and competitiveness of state universities, Moody’s Investors Service said on Thursday. The credit rating agency said the lack of complete state funding has forced schools to take “considerable steps,” including cutting academic programs and raising tuition, in order to keep operating and preserve financial liquidity. “Material programing reductions and staffing cuts, while necessary to keep the state’s public universities operational in the short-term, will further impair the universities’ abilities to sustain their strategic competitiveness and attract students for the upcoming fall 2017 class,” Moody’s said in a report.



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