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April 12, 1985 | Associated Press
A branch of the American Council on Education said Thursday that it is accepting applications from U.S. scholars for 1,000 Fulbright awards for the 1986-87 academic year. Information and applications can be obtained from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, 11 Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036-1257. Telephone (202) 939-5401.
September 9, 1999 | Susan McCormack, (714) 966-5879
The local chapter of the American Assn. of University Women will have its first meeting of the academic year Sept. 18 at 9:30 a.m. All women with a four-year college degree are invited to join the group to learn about upcoming programs and this year's priorities, said President Roz Mattson. The local chapter was chartered in 1969, and members work to raise money for musical instruments for children and participates in national AAUW projects.
UCLA graduate student employees and their counterparts at UC San Diego and UC Berkeley who walked off the job last week voted Friday to hold another strike this academic year in a continuing effort to win union recognition from university administration. Union leaders called the five-day protest last week a success, claiming that they won strong campus support from students and faculty and fine-tuned organizational skills.
November 4, 2013 | By Chris Dufresne
Pac-12 university presidents and chancellors announced Monday they have extended commissioner Larry Scott's contract through the academic year 2017-18. Scott became the league's sixth commissioner in 2009 and has presided over major growth and restructuring. Scott expanded the conference by adding Utah and Colorado and also negotiated a $3-billion television deal with ESPN and Fox. Scott also added a Pac-12 football championship game and launched the Pac-12 Networks.  "I am honored and gratified by the support from the CEO Group of our great institutions," Scott said in a statement.  "We have reached a number of key milestones in the past four years and none of this would have been possible without the vision and commitment of our board.
July 14, 1989
Russell White, who will be a freshman this fall at the University of California, will not participate in football during the coming academic year because he failed to meet the minimum Scholastic Aptitude test score of 700 required by the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. White, who is the nephew of former Ram running back Charles White, said Thursday that he will concentrate on his studies at Berkeley and return to the football program as a sophomore with three years of eligibility remaining.
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