A 'radical' idea for difficult times? Education leaders float idea of privatizing some public universities Years of deep cuts to state funding for Louisiana ... s University College reportedly has weighed privatization recently, and Wisconsin, facing its own possible $300 million cut to higher education funding in the coming year, is moving toward some ... 03/5/2015 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Love of money root of all evil That, of course, is misquoting the Bible verse which reads, “For the love of money is the root of all evil ... School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University. It was a time when the big bank mergers were just beginning to pick up ... 02/18/2015 - 3:18 pm | View Link
Obama Says Tax Law Needs to Stop ‘Corporate Deserters’ July 24 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama attacked companies that use cross-border mergers to escape U.S. taxes, accusing them of being “corporate deserters who renounce their citizenship to shield profits.” In remarks at a technical college in Los ... 07/24/2014 - 11:05 am | View Link
Obama urges end to tax loophole: 'I don't care if it's legal, it's wrong' (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama attacked companies that use cross-border mergers to escape U.S. taxes, accusing them of being “corporate deserters who renounce their citizenship to shield profits.” In remarks at a technical college in Los ... 07/23/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Cash-Strapped Universities Turn to Corporate-Style Consolidation “A lot of times we talk about students preferring small colleges, and that may be true, but it is much more costly to maintain all of the moving parts at a small college than at a larger university.” There have been a few mergers of colleges and ... 07/18/2013 - 5:59 pm | View Link
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HBCU Merger Proposals Persist Despite Fervent Opposition ... by Pearl Stewart. As two campus communities in Louisiana wait to see what will come of a proposal to merge the University of New Orleans and the ... 04/15/2015 - 5:49 pm | View Website
KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 33 people, officials said.
Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province, said on Saturday that 105 people were also wounded in the attack in the provincial capital.
“There are reports of many wounded people in critical condition at the hospital,” Abdulzai said.
The attacker detonated an explosive-laden motorcycle, targeting a crowd of both military personnel and civilians who were gathered outside the bank to receive their monthly salaries.
INFORUMBertek honored for distinguished service Karen L. Bertek, office manager for student affairs at Concordia College, has received the Ole and Lucy Flaat Distinguished Service Award for Support Staff.
INFORUMDawson Insurance hires Furness, McDaniels Kari Furness has joined Dawson Insurance, Fargo, as a client safety administrative assistant, and Sharon McDaniels joined the agency as a commercial lines account
INFORUMAgCountry donates funds to local food pantries AgCountry Farm Credit Services has donated over $14,000 to hunger relief efforts in eastern North Dakota and northwest and west-central Minnesota. The