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MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Ball State University is investigating an atheist organization's complaint that one of the professors at the Indiana college is teaching religion rather than science. The Freedom From Religion Foundation has filed a formal...
A recent study by conservative think-tank the Heritage Foundation sheds a great deal of light on the sausage mill of policy research, and the courage and integrity of the process of policy research altogether. The Heritage study itself estimated that...
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Sister Guadalupe Stump, the daughter of Mexican immigrants, was a professor of social work when she decided to put her words into action and leave academia to assist social organizations. She later joined Sisters of Mercy and focused on social causes,...
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Change of SubjectEvidently not. The Chronicle of HIgher Education has posted a list of the top 100 salaries of public-university presidents (by total compensation package: Graham B. Spanier Pennsylvania State University at University Park $2,906,721 (1st) Jay Gogue Auburn...
(MCT) — Graham Spanier, who resigned Penn State University's presidency amid a scandal and now faces criminal charges, achieved an ironic distinction as he relinquished the job he held for 16 years, a new survey says. He received more income than...
An annual survey of compensation at public colleges reveals that the University of Connecticut, while not yet in the top tier of public universities, ranks quite well when it comes to paying its president. UConn weighs in at #13 on the list prepared by...
Four presidents at public research universities made a collective $9.2 million in fiscal year 2012, with the top earner of the group making much of his money because he was fired, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education....
It is wise to approach the cascade of economic data with some suspicion. Federal economic data sets are almost always revised a bit as more people are surveyed, and late administrative filings are compiled. The data sets often don't mean exactly what...
John Davison had athletics "in his veins," so after a long career in public education, he was the very definition of an active retiree. Befitting his Indiana roots, Davison loved basketball but was also an avid track runner and softball player. In...
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For a while, J.C. Penney and Best Buy seemed to be doppelgangers. The two retailers struggled with intensifying competition after years of comfortable stagnation. Beset by Wall Street skepticism and shaky consumer loyalty, each made sweeping attempts at...
The clock was ticking, and Olivia Block had yet to plate the last course. During the three-hour test, judges had hovered over her shoulder, a fellow competitor was inches away on the other side of the table, and the nearby audience watched every move as...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterFor Hoosiers, there will never be another "Doc" like Dr. Otis R. Bowen. Remembered both personally and in stories likely to be retold to generations to come, the former Indiana governor grew to become one of the state's most beloved politicians. A...
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