☆ Ole Miss Students Protest Obama Victory (Inside Higher Ed)
Several hundred students at the University of Mississippi who were frustrated by President Obama's re-election held a protest early Wednesday morning. The Clarion-Ledger reported that while the event was incorrectly described as a "riot," it did involve burning of an Obama campaign poster and the shouting of racial epithets. Chancellor Dan Jones issued a statement expressing disappointment in the “immature and uncivil approach” of some students.
☆ Community-College Degree Often Smooths the Path to a B.A., Report Says (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Nearly three-quarters of students who earned an associate degree and moved to a four-year college graduated with a bachelor's degree within four years.
☆ Prop. 30: Schools, colleges win reprieve from dire cuts (OC Reg)