Michael Cunningham, an entrepreneur and former business dean, is working on ways to help National University better serve its nontraditional students.
- British-Educated Official to Lead Newly Merged College in Georgia
- Director of New Center at Texas A&M Looks for Foods That Protect Health
- Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah to Leave Princeton for NYU
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Gregg Hecimovich, at Winthrop University, says he has identified the escaped slave who wrote "The Bondwoman's Narrative."
- Carjacked by Suspected Bombers in Boston? This Criminologist Can Help
- UMass Graduate Student Talks About Economists' Mistake That Made Austerity a Policy
- Student Filmmaker Turns 'Blame the (Rape) Victim' Ethos Into a Positive Video
Transitions: U. of Nebraska Taps New Chancellor for Its Medical Center; Michael Kammen, Historian, Dies at 77
Jeffrey P. Gold will join Nebraska from the University of Toledo, where he led biosciences and health affairs. Read about that and other job-related news.
- Transitions: U. of North Texas About to Choose President; Stanford Recruits Stem-Cell Expert From U. of Tokyo
Doris Lessing won her prize in literature, and Frederick Sanger won two prizes in chemistry. Read about that and other deaths in academe.
- Congressional Advocate of HBCUs Dies at 77; Former Davidson College President Dies at 94
- Albert Bartlett, Physics Professor Who Warned of Impact of Population Growth, Dies at 90; Other Deaths
- Seamus Heaney, Irish Poet Whose Generous Spirit Touched U.S. Colleges, Dies at 74
- In Memoriam: Digital-Innovation Lab Founder Dies at 88; Recent Buffalo State College President Dies at 67