June 15, 2021


I think the University of Utah might be the favorite to win the Pac-12 South

As we sit here on June 10, less than three months before college football kicks off, the NCAA Transfer Portal has (mostly) calmed down, rosters are (mostly) in place, Now, you can start to get at least a little bit of a feel on paper for pre-camp depth across the Pac-12, who has what, and which programs are legitimate contenders.

To that end, I’m looking at the Pac-12 South and Utah might be the favorite. I think. Maybe. There is at least a reasonable chance I’m right. I don’t have to decide this now, but I’m definitely leaning in that

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OHIO announces Dr. Mateo Remsburg as Assistant VP for Enrollment Management and Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Dr. Mateo Remsburg has been selected to be Ohio University’s next Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Director of Undergraduate Admissions (AVPEM). 

Remsburg brings an extensive 25 years of higher education enrollment and admission experience to OHIO, and has been at the University of Utah since 2002. His most recent role was Director of Recruitment in the university’s Office of Admissions, which he held since 2019. He has previously held admission roles at Park University and Avila University. 

“Dr. Remsburg brings broad experience in higher education enrollment, recruitment, and admission, and I am delighted to welcome him to OHIO,” Candace

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Northern Arizona University renames buildings to honor past presidents | Education

Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng announced on Friday, June 4, that she would rename two on-campus buildings after former university presidents before exiting her position.

Past presidents Clara Lovett and John Haeger will have the Campus Art Museum and the Health and Learning Center, respectively, named after them.

“It is with great pride I recognize Dr. Lovett and Dr. Haeger, whose exceptional accomplishments and noteworthy legacies contributed tremendously to our educational mission and left a lasting impact on NAU,” Cheng said in a press release.

Lovett and Haeger were chosen for their contributions to NAU’s students, staff and campus

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Indiana University’s vaccine mandate faces backlash, some states make masks in schools optional come fall

Anti-vaxxers and anti-maskers gathered at Indiana University’s Sample Gates to protest against mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for students, staff and faculty during the upcoming fall semester. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Students are headed back to class amid the coronavirus pandemic, and to keep you posted on what’s unfolding throughout U.S. schools — K-12 as well as colleges — Yahoo Life is running a weekly wrap-up featuring news bites, interviews and updates on the ever-unfolding situation.

Some Indiana University parents and students are protesting the school’s vaccine mandate

Indiana University officials announced on May 21 that the school

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Texas Woman’s University is now a public system

As many college and university systems look to downsize and consolidate, Texas Woman’s University has plans to grow. The coed, public university based in Denton, Tex., is now officially a university system.

A new Texas law established the Texas Woman’s University system as the seventh public university system in the state. The university’s three campuses in Denton, Dallas and Houston will become independent institutions under the new system. The Denton campus, which is the oldest and largest, will become the system’s flagship university.

The new system bucks a trend, said Jason Lane, dean of the School of Education at the

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St. Joseph’s University, University of the Sciences vote to proceed with merger

After a nearly four-month evaluation, St. Joseph’s University and the University of the Sciences will proceed with a plan to merge their institutions, the presidents of both said.

The merger will require about a dozen federal and state regulatory and accreditation reviews or filings and is expected to be completed in about a year. The boards of both private universities and their presidents have voted for and signed an agreement that the schools are not making public.

Both presidents said that their confidential review of legal, academic, and financial issues revealed nothing that would cause them to change course and

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