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University of Mobile dean apologizes for offensive post about slavery

6/18/20
By: WKRG

Another controversial post by a local educator has added to the strain on race relations on the Gulf Coast.

The University of Mobile confirmed to WKRG News 5 on Thursday that it has addressed the post, made by Dr. Al Miller, Dean of the Alabama School of the Arts.

A former student brought the post, a meme about slavery, to our attention. The post was made on Miller’s personal page.



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UC Berkeley Has Only Returned 20% of Its Native American Artifacts and Remains

6/17/20
By: Hyperallergic

The University of California and campuses, including Berkeley, failed to comply with laws for returning Native American human remains and artifacts, according to a new California auditor report. As a result, the schools have delayed the repatriation of ancestors and objects stolen from indigenous gravesites.

The audit assessed the school system’s compliance with the federal Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and its state counterpart, laws that require government agencies and museums to repatriate remains and cultural objects to related tribes. 



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Reinventing a university: 5 lessons learned

6/16/20
By: University Business

University business has not exactly been “business as usual.” The world is healing. Student demographics are changing. And, universities are seeing new patterns in data, methods and approaches to provide higher education that’s relevant and “possible.”

While the academic landscape keeps evolving, universities are adapting and trying to reinvent themselves, more than ever. So how does a university reinvent itself during a time of change and uncertainty?



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Cost of overtime haunts UCSD campus cops

6/16/20
By: San Diego Reader

Does the growing budget of UCSD's campus police department need a closer look? So may show a new university audit calling out officials for failing to monitor employee overtime costs adequately.

The report's findings coincide with a national movement questioning the costs and practices of campus law enforcement in the wake of the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police.



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Former USC Admissions Official Pleads Guilty To Federal Fraud Charge; Admitted to Falsifying Admission Packets For Chinese Students

6/15/20
By: CBS Local

A former USC admissions official pleaded guilty Monday to a federal fraud charge for the facilitating the college admission of unqualified foreign students.

Hiu Kit David Chong admitted in his April plea agreement that he falsified applicants’ admission packets with doctored college transcripts, phony letters of recommendation and fraudulent personal statements. The 36-year-old Arcadia man entered his plea by videoconference to a single wire fraud count, a felony carrying a sentence of up to 20 years behind bars.



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USC Admissions Officer To Plead In Bribery-Fraud Scheme

6/15/20
By: Patch

A former USC admissions official accused of accepting thousands of dollars in payments to ensure graduate-school admission for unqualified international students is expected to plead guilty Monday to a federal fraud charge.

Hiu Kit David Chong admitted in his April plea agreement that he falsified applicants' admission packets with doctored college transcripts, phony letters of recommendation and fraudulent personal statements.



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Audit: University of California Failing to Promptly Return Native American Artifacts

6/11/20
By: Court House News

The University of California failed to comply with state and federal rules on returning Native American human remains and cultural objects, resulting in inconsistent dealings with tribes that delay repatriation of their artifacts, the California state auditor reported Thursday.

The protection of important Native American sites and the return of their remains and artifacts is governed by the federal Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990.



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University of Utah Health patient info was breached through ‘phishing schemes’

6/5/20
By: Desert News

The University of Utah Health fell victim to a phishing scheme in which an outside party accessed patient information such as birthdates and clinical information through employee emails, the organization announced Friday.

However, hospital officials say there is no evidence hackers have misused patient information as of Friday afternoon.

University of Utah Health officials said in a press release Friday they are in the process of notifying patients of the data breaches.



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After financial aid review, Winston-Salem State returns more than $22,000 to state agency

6/4/20
By: Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem State had to return $22,385 to a state agency after giving too much financial aid money to ineligible students over a four-year period.

That repayment, and the review that prompted it, were discussed at a university Board of Trustees committee meeting Thursday. University officials told trustees that they have taken steps to ensure those errors aren’t repeated.



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Group Hits 3 Universities, Demands Bitcoin Payments

6/4/20
By: Pymnts

Three U.S. universities have been the victims of ransomware attacks in the past week, according to Cointelegraph.

The information comes from a ransomware gang, boasting that they successfully attacked the University of California San Francisco on June 3, the most recent attack.

Before that, the group claimed to have attacked Michigan State University and Columbia College of Chicago, in a dark web blog accessed by Cointelegraph. In the blog post, the ransomware gang says they can release stolen data on student names, Social Security numbers, and financial information in less than a week if a crypto payment in Bitcoin is not made.



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