February 24, 1987 |
The University of Massachusetts at Boston is investigating a rash of anti-Semitic incidents on campus, including the appearance of swastikas on doors and bulletin boards, and letters sent to two faculty members, officials said Monday. "We consider them to be a series of isolated incidents and not reflective at all of the general tone on the campus," said Robert A. Corrigan, the university's chancellor.
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September 23, 1998
The University of California handed out salary raises averaging 18% for its chancellors last week and the California State University system handed out raises averaging 10% to its campus presidents. The pay hikes, university officials said, were needed because the salaries of UC and Cal State leaders lag behind those offered by comparable institutions elsewhere in the nation. *--* University of California Chancellors Campus Old Salary New Salary J.
September 4, 1992 |
In a long-anticipated effort to give its troubled personal computer operation greater autonomy, International Business Machines Corp. said Thursday that it had established the IBM Personal Computer Co. as a separate business unit. Robert A. Corrigan, an IBM vice president who will head the new company, said the restructuring will enable the computer giant to respond more quickly to fast-changing conditions in the PC business. "This takes out a lot of the bureaucracy," Corrigan said.
March 2, 1999 |
Former Irvine High wrestler Alvaro Andres "Andrew" Pena, a San Francisco State sophomore, died Saturday after collapsing following a Friday evening workout. He was 20. Coach Lars Jensen said Pena, a member of the school's wrestling team, might have suffered a brain aneurysm, but Herb Hawley, administrator for the San Francisco Medical Examiner's office, said Monday the cause of death has not been determined.
July 21, 1996 |
More blacks, Latinos and Native Americans are entering and completing college than ever before, but not in numbers that match their percentage of the general population, according to a new study by the American Council on Education. The study, the 14th Annual Status Report on Minorities in Higher Education, found that minority students have made significant gains in college enrollment and the number of degrees they earned in recent years.
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June 22, 2002 |
San Francisco State announced Friday that it placed a Palestinian student organization on probation and cut off its funding for one year because of a campus confrontation last month. The university also issued a letter of warning to a Jewish student group whose pro-Israel peace rally ended in the clash with pro-Palestinian demonstrators. Along with those disciplinary steps, the university announced initiatives to promote civil discourse on campus.