Florida A&M, un donateur douteux et 237 millions de dollars : le cadeau transformateur du HBCU qui n’était pas ce qu’il semblait

NEW YORK — Il s’agirait du don privé le plus important jamais fait à un collège ou une université historiquement noir : 237 millions de dollars, soit bien au-delà de la dotation du bénéficiaire. L’argent a été promis par un homme de 30 ans qui avait raconté son enfance en famille d’accueil pour devenir, comme il … Read more

Filming begins on Parkland classroom demolition, where 17 people died in 2018

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A large excavator reached up to the top floor of the three-story classroom building where 17 people He died during the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, making a heartbreaking noise as it hit a window early Friday as the long-awaited demolition project began. Several family … Read more

Les survivants de la fusillade de Sandy Hook obtiennent leur diplôme avec des émotions mitigées, sans 20 de leurs camarades de classe

NEWTOWN, Connecticut. (AP) – Comme les finissants du monde entier, les membres de la promotion 2024 de Newtown High School s’attendent à des sentiments doux-amers lors de leur cérémonie d’ouverture – de l’enthousiasme à l’idée de se diriger vers l’université ou une carrière et de la tristesse à l’idée de quitter leurs amis et leur … Read more

Court ruling will allow student housing at UC Berkeley’s People’s Park

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — People’s Park in Berkeley, which since the Vietnam War has been a site of protests and counterculture movements, can be converted into student housing for the University of California, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday from the state, ending a year-long legal fight. above the landmark. The court ruled that a new … Read more

Milwaukee schools superintendent resigns amid potential loss of millions of dollars in funding

Milwaukee Public Schools’ superintendent has resigned, with Wisconsin’s largest school district at risk of losing millions of dollars in state funding after failing to submit required financial reports. June 4, 2024, 9:37 a.m. ET • 2 minutes of reading MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools’ superintendent resigned Tuesday, with Wisconsin’s largest school district at risk of … Read more

University of the Arts to lose accreditation, becoming second Philadelphia arts institution to close this year

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) announced Friday that it will withdraw accreditation from University of the Arts effective June 1. This decision comes after the university failed to properly notify MSCHE of its impending and unanticipated closure. . University of the Arts is now the second Philadelphia art school … Read more

Disruptions at University of Chicago graduation as school denies 4 diplomas over protests

Crowd of students protesting war in Gaza left University of Chicago commencement ceremony By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press June 1, 2024, 1:41 p.m. ET • 3 minutes of reading CHICAGO — Dozens of students protesting the war in Gaza walked out of the University of Chicago’s commencement ceremony Saturday as the school withdrew the diplomas … Read more

Disruptions at University of Chicago graduation as school denies 4 diplomas over protests

CHICAGO (AP) — Dozens of students protesting the war in Gaza left the University of Chicago’s commencement ceremony Saturday as the school held the diplomas of four seniors following their involvement in a pro-Palestinian camp. The disruption of the rainy two-hour outdoor ceremony was brief, with shouts, boos and calls to “Stop the genocide.” A … Read more

UVA to pay $9 million for 2022 campus filming

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia. (AP) – The University of Virginia will pay $9 million in a settlement related to a 2022 campus shooting that killed three football players and injured two students, an attorney representing some of the victims and their families. But some families are demanding more: the immediate release of an independent investigation into the … Read more