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Survey: Rapes Not Investigated at 2 in 5 Colleges

A survey of colleges and universities finds a lack of coordination between many campuses and local law enforcement in handling sexual assaults, and that many schools have gone years without investigating such cases.

07/09/2014

American women born in the early 1980s – a generation dubbed Millennials – are 33 percent more likely to earn a college degree by the age of 27 than their male peers. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Majority of Va. Students Graduate College Within 6 Years

A new report says 70 percent of students attending Virginia’s four-year public colleges and universities graduate within six years.

06/01/2014

University System of Maryland Chancellor Brit Kirwan (right) looks on as University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh speaks during a press conference annoucing Maryland's decision to join the Big Ten Conference on Nov. 19, 2012 in College Park, Md.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Kirwan Stepping Down As Md. University Chancellor

William “Brit” Kirwan will step down as the chancellor of Maryland’s state university system after 12 years.

05/13/2014

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Universities Rethink Fight Songs To Ban Lyrics

Universities, students and alumni across the country have wrestled with new views and attitudes vs. sentiment and tradition.

05/07/2014

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Maryland College Investigating ‘CMT vs. BET’ Party

McDaniel College in Westminster says it’s investigating a “CMT versus BET” party thrown by sorority and fraternity members wearing outfits inspired by Country Music Television and Black Entertainment Television.

03/06/2014

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U.Va. Braces for Weekend Influx of Students

University of Virginia officials expect a busy weekend as about 6,000 students are set to check into university housing, including first-year residence halls.

08/23/2013

President Barack Obama is launching an initiative to combat sexual assault, particularly on college campuses, turning the spotlight on a problem that has devastated millions of Americans yet rarely receives such White House attention. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Tuition Hikes Approved for Maryland State Universities

Students at Maryland’s state universities will be paying a little more next school year.

05/16/2013

Graduates listen to President Barack Obama as he delivers the Commencement Address at Barnard College's graduation ceremony in New York on May 14, 2012. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Record 1 Out Of 5 Households Owe Student Loan Debt

A new study found that a record 1 out of 5 households now owe student loan debt.

09/27/2012

President Barack Obama shakes hands with university and college students after urging Congress to pass legislation that would keep federal student loan rates from doubling during an event in the East Room of the White House on June 21, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Study: 1 In 6 People Have Defaulted On Government-Backed Student Loans

A new survey shows that millions of people have defaulted on their government-backed student loans.

09/11/2012

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