A Hot Springs community college’s Board of Trustees postponed an April special election after attorneys questioned whether the school could legally use a property tax increase to fund campus construction projects.
A gift of nearly $11 million will enable a state community college campus in central Maine to expand by as many as 2,000 students, helping to accommodate the huge demand from those seeking enrollment, Gov. Paul LePage and other officials announced.
The University of Hawaii will provide two years of credit protection services to settle a class-action lawsuit involving data breaches involving nearly 100,000 students, faculty, alumni and staff between 2009 and 2011, officials and attorneys announced.
State auditors conclude that mistakes in River Parishes Community College’s financial report for fiscal 2010-11 were caused by the lack internal checks sufficient to ensure accuracy in reporting how the institution accounts for its money flow.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum opened its new library and archives to the public to give scholars and fans access to the stories behind the music through such “artifacts” as personal letters from Madonna and Aretha Franklin and 1981-82 video of the Rolling Stones tour.