BOSTON - Boston University says a graduate student at the school was one of the three people killed in the bombings at the Boston Marathon. In a statement late Tuesday afternoon, the school said it was not releasing the name or any other information about the student, pending permission from... more »
EASTON - An eastern Pennsylvania judge says a graduate student's lawsuit over a C-plus grade she received can move forward. The (Easton) Express-Times says Northampton County Judge Emil Giodano ruled Wednesday that there's enough evidence for Megan Thode's lawsuit against Lehigh University to proceed. The Bethlehem university had argued that... more »
BATON ROUGE - The state Board of Regents gave all but one public state university permission to raise their tuition under the GRAD Act today.
The Baton Rouge campuses of LSU, Southern University and the Baton Rouge Community College were all given permission to raise their tuition by 10... more »
BATON ROUGE - Sentencing was delayed today for a man who pleaded guilty to being party to the murder of two LSU graduate students in 2007.
Devin Parker pleaded guilty to armed robbery and accessory to murder charges in the shooting deaths of two students from India, in exchange... more »
The state Board of Regents approved agreements with all of Louisiana’s public colleges and universities to increase their graduation rates by seven percent over six years, in return for more control over their schools. The six-year agreements are a requirement of the GRAD Act which was signed into law this... more »