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University of Montevallo names new provost

The University of Montevallo has a new provost and vice president for academic affairs. Mary Beth Armstrong, who has been with the university since 1997, has accepted the role. Armstrong's first role with UM was as an assistant professor in the Dep...

By | 2019-06-26T13:22:37+00:00 June 26th, 2019|Education|

Florida’s school funding formula to get review

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a budget-related bill that could lead to changes in a long-controversial formula for divvying up money among school districts. DeSantis signed an “implementing” bill that deals with numerous issues in the state budg...

By | 2019-06-25T12:27:31+00:00 June 25th, 2019|Education|

KU selects new executive dean for medical school

The University of Kansas Medical Center named Dr. Akinlolu Ojo as its new executive dean of the school of medicine. Ojo will oversee the Kansas City, Kan., Salina and Wichita campuses beginning Aug. 26. Ojo currently serves as associate vice president...

By | 2019-06-25T11:38:00+00:00 June 25th, 2019|Education|

Related Group makes $1M gift to FIU

The philanthropic arm of developer the Related Group made a $1 million gift to Florida International University that will name one of its programs after billionaire CEO Jorge M. Pérez. With a 22-year history of researching economic development and aff...

By | 2019-06-24T17:55:29+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Education|