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MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Ball State University has closed the books on its January decision to pull its sponsorship of five academically struggling Indiana charter schools. Ball State said Wednesday that President Jo Ann Gora had approved a review...
Tags: Schools, Charter Schools
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Ball State University officials say the high salary that put school president Jo Ann Gora among the country's highest-paid public college leaders wasn't typical. The survey by the Chronicle of Higher Education lists Gora's 2011-...
WAYNESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Some Waynesville residents say they're taking additional steps to protect themselves following the fatal shootings of four people over the weekend. But one man who lives near the home where the killings happened says he's...
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,...
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...
Tags: Heritage Foundation, Politics, Research, Migration, Immigration
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...
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...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A developer is planning a $60 million project with apartments, commercial storefronts and a parking garage a few blocks from the Ball State University campus. The project discussed during a Muncie Redevelopment Commission will...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Ball State University has offset cuts in state appropriations this year because of an entrepreneurial initiative that aims to take learning from the classroom and apply it to real-world settings. State lawmakers cut Ball State's...
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...
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....
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...
Tags: Republican Party, Government, American Legion, Elections, Sports
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