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Welcome to the APCU News Blog! The posts below highlight activities and accomplishments from our member institutions as well as other items of interest from the world of higher education.

Tuesday, February 21 2017

Adding to the school's master's programs, Wilson College is now offering a Master of Special Education, which will begin in the spring semester on March 20. The new degree is designed for students who are already certified to teach grades kindergarten through 12th grade. More.

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Saturday, February 18 2017

The University of Dubuque President Jeffrey F. Bullock announced today a $60 million investment in students – the largest single estate commitment in UD’s 164 year history. Bullock made the announcement at a campus gathering in Steffens Hall in the Charles and Romona Myers Center. More.

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Saturday, February 18 2017

The College of Idaho celebrated the “topping off” of the new Cruzen-Murray Library on Friday, Feb. 17. The new library, described by the college as a “concrete and steel coliseum,” is located on campus on Cleveland Boulevard. The 60,000-square-foot building is set to open in late 2017.  More.

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Friday, February 17 2017

From the McLeod Tartan and “Scotland the Brave” to the March through the Arch and Braveheart-like entrance into athletic competitions, tradition has an important place in the history of The College of Wooster. And nowhere is that tradition more evident than inside Timken Gymnasium, where Coach Steve Moore has guided the Fighting Scots to 17 North Coast Athletic Conference titles and 24 NCAA Division III Tournament appearances in the his 30 years at the helm of the program.  More.

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Wednesday, February 15 2017

In a highly unusual move, the candidate chosen in November to become Carroll University's first woman president has withdrawn her acceptance of the job, prompting the university to relaunch its search four months before the current president is to retire.  More.

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Tuesday, February 14 2017

U.S. Senator Cory A. Booker will speak at Bloomfield College’s Commencement on Friday, May 19.  Sen. Booker will also receive an honorary degree during the 144th commencement. Booker, a Newark resident and former mayor of that city, currently serves on the Senate's committees on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; Environment and Public Works; and Foreign Relations. More.

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Sunday, February 12 2017

Hedge funds once seemed crucial to helping the College of Wooster boost the value of its endowment. Not anymore. Wooster’s decision to slash hedge fund holdings to 25 percent of its portfolio from almost half in the past five years is part of a wider trend of institutions, including public pension funds, questioning the value of hedge fund investments. More.

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Friday, February 10 2017

Alex Marshall is a five time All-American Swimmer at Queens University of Charlotte, but the joy of her success was overshadowed by a cancer diagnosis. Like a true champion, she underwent strenuous treatment and is ready to bring more championships back to the city and her school. More.

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Thursday, February 09 2017

Centre College has removed the name of U.S. Supreme Court Justice James Clark McReynolds from one of its buildings after a group of students researched his documented bigotry from the bench. McReynolds Hall will now be known as 762 West Main Street, its physical address. More.

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