Latest School discipline News

Student sues professor he says sexually harassed him

Aug. 16, 2018 8:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York University graduate student has sued a prominent professor, alleging she turned his dream of working with a world-class scholar "into more than three years of continuous and unabated sexual harassment, sexual assault and stalking." The lawsuit was filed by Nimrod Reitman...

Jordan McNair's dad: Maryland should fire suspended coach

Aug. 16, 2018 10:39 AM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fired. McNair collapsed during a preseason conditioning drill May 29 and died two weeks later. Durkin was placed on administrative leave Saturday after ESPN reported that...

Meyer probe costs $500K but still about what Ohio St wants

Aug. 14, 2018 4:09 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Urban Meyer investigation is costing Ohio State $500,000, but whether the superstar football coach keeps his job still comes down to whether the university wants to stick with him based on how he's already been tainted by the scandal. Meyer is on paid leave while Ohio State pays...

China expels German student who researched rights lawyers

Aug. 12, 2018 8:40 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A German man has learned the hard way that practicing journalism in China, even for a class project, could lead to serious trouble. David Missal, 24, was pursuing a master's degree in journalism and communication at prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing. He landed in Duesseldorf on...

The Latest: Parent of player says some fully support Durkin

Aug. 11, 2018 8:09 PM EDT

The Latest on the University of Maryland investigating allegations of coaches bullying players (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Keisha Staples, the mother of Maryland defensive back Antoine Brooks Jr., told the AP she is close with a group of about eight players' parents who would like to meet with athletic director...

Southern Mississippi quarterback Kwadra Griggs suspended

Aug. 11, 2018 11:31 AM EDT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Southern Mississippi has suspended quarterback Kwadra Griggs for an undisclosed reason. The school said in a statement Saturday the indefinite suspension will remain "pending resolution of a student conduct matter." The senior played in 10 games last season, throwing for 1,879...

Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua

Aug. 10, 2018 5:40 PM EDT

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The 21-year-old university student, nearly two months pregnant, had hoped to escape Nicaragua with her boyfriend, but a police officer on a motorcycle blocked their path as they were getting into taxis with other students to go to a safe house. Five police trucks loaded with...

DeVos proposes another rollback on for-profit college rules

Aug. 10, 2018 5:30 PM EDT

The Trump administration plans to roll back another major Obama-era rule that was created to police the for-profit college industry, according to a proposal issued by the Education Department on Friday. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the gainful employment regulation should be scrapped entirely, arguing...

Women's volleyball captain Zhu leads China into Asian Games

Aug. 9, 2018 10:21 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A towering volleyball player who makes her living in Turkey is the unrivalled star of China's squad at the Asian Games in Indonesia. Zhu Ting is something of an anomaly in China's sporting world, which still largely relies on its highly disciplined and deeply nationalistic sports academies...

Tar Heels yet to start adjusting camp reps amid suspensions

Aug. 9, 2018 3:39 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora isn't deviating from the normal plan for early in preseason camp, even with 13 players facing suspensions for secondary NCAA violations for selling team-issued shoes. The focus remains on installing basic schemes for at least a few more days,...