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The Citadel in the News: Archive

June 2003

PUBLISH DATE STORIES
Monday
June 30, 2003
S. C. Business Review
Prof. Dot Moore was featured guest on S. C. Educational Radio Network on Friday, 30 June 2003.
Broadcast on: SC Educational Radio Network - Business Review

Friday
June 27, 2003
Dean confident Citadel will get through budget crunch (Business Outlook 2003)
(This article was previously not web accessible. You can now access it vis the web.)
Responding to corportate scandals, prowing technology demands and budget battles are all parts of the job of the dean of The Citadel's business school...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6S (special supplement)
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Friday
June 27, 2003
Making the grade a costly proposition (Business Outlook 2003 section)
(This article was previously not web accessible. You can now access it vis the web.)
...At The Citadel, the problem likes in limited barracks space for cadets. Once construction on the new Padgett-Thomas barracks is completed in 2004, the college may be able to take about 60 more cadets, bringing in more revenue and allowing more students a chance to get in, President Maj. Gen. John S. Brinalds said...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4S - special supplement
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Friday
June 27, 2003
USC to help Palmetto Health with outreach
School will advise health care giant on community-based initiatives...
Published in: The State - Page B1,7

Thursday
June 26, 2003
Citadel trustee resigns in wake of drug arrest
Prominent attorney leaves board after cocaine possession charge...
Published in: The State - AP Story

Thursday
June 26, 2003
Debunking Some Myths About Grant Writing
By Col. Ken Henson, Dean of Education
Grant writing is all about power. We write grants because they bring us prestige, programs, equipment, travel, and time. Grants free us to do the kind of research, teaching, and service that we enjoy most. So why is such an essential skill so difficult and so mysterious for so many academics?
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - Career Network column

Thursday
June 26, 2003
USC trustees approve 15 percent tuition increase
COLUMBIA, S.C. - University of South Carolina trustees on Thursday approved a 15 percent tuition increase to help offset state budget cuts...
Published in: ?

Wednesday
June 25, 2003
Citadel Board member arrested on cocaine charge resigns
A member of The Citadel's board has resigned after an arrest on cocaine charges at a College of Charleston fraternity house last weekend...
Published in: The Associated Press State & Local Wire

Wednesday
June 25, 2003
Court's affirmative action ruling to reach beyond campus halls
WASHINGTON--The Supreme Court's endorsement of affirmative action this week brought sighs of relief from institutions as different as West Point, Yale and General Motors...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A5

Wednesday
June 25, 2003
Efforts might revive Citadel golf program
The men's golf team at The Citadel went from nearly dead to at least on life support this past weekend...
Published in: The State

Wednesday
June 25, 2003
Ex-college VP pleads guilty
Rafael Diaz Cabral reaches deal in money laundering sting; Holderman waiting for trial...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Wednesday
June 25, 2003
Fined student gets donations to tune of $12K
One of four college students who were accused of trading songs online and settled lawsuits in early May with the music industry has managed to collect his entire $12,000 fine on the Internet...
Published in: USA Today

Wednesday
June 25, 2003
Research schools get $30 million
State to fund six projects at Clemson, USC, MUSC to help draw top scientists, create jobs...
Published in: The State - Page A1,12

Wednesday
June 25, 2003
Rhoad quits Citadel board after drug arrest
Prominent Charleston lawyer Dennis Rhoad resigned from The Citadel's governing board Tuesday following his arrest on cocaine charges at a Wentworth Street fraternity house...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Wednesday
June 25, 2003
Rosa OK'd to head Air Force Academy
-- The Senate approved the nomination of Lt. Gen. John Rosa to lead efforts in a sweeping series of changes at the troubled Air Force Academy...
Published in: The State - (scroll down to the article)

Tuesday
June 24, 2003
-- TIMELINE; Court decisions and administration actions on affirmative action:
...Also in 1996, the court ordered the Virginia Military Institute to admit women or give up state funding. The decision also affected The Citadel, South Carolina's state-run military school...
Published in: The Post and Courier

Tuesday
June 24, 2003
A glance at the June issue of the Phi Delta Kappan: How to publish without perishing
Many faculty members see writing for publication as a necessary evil of pursuing tenure, but the process can have its own rewards, says Kenneth T. Henson, dean of education at the Citadel...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - Magazine and Journal Reader

Tuesday
June 24, 2003
Decisions May Prompt Return of
The legal landscape became clearer on Monday for colleges that have lived with conflicting court rulings on affirmative action for much of the past decade, prompting leaders of several institutions that had been under court orders to ignore race in selecting their classes to say that they were likely to bring back race-conscious admissions...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
June 24, 2003
Justices OK race as factor in university admissions
The U.S. Supreme Court's historic rulings on two University of Michigan affirmative action cases will reverberate through higher education circles for years to come...
Published in: The State

Tuesday
June 24, 2003
Limited affirmative action upheld; Supreme Court divided over Michigan cases
A split U.S. Supreme Court determined Monday that the University of Michigan had gone too far using race as a dominant element in its undergraduate admissions but ruled that race could be used to ensure diversity...
At The Citadel, race is considered in admissions, but is not a deciding factor, college officials said...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,13
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Tuesday
June 24, 2003
Lottery-funded tuition assistance set for fall
For fall 2003, the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education and the S.C. Commission on Higher Education is offering eligible South Carolina residents up to $73 per credit hour, to a maximum of $876, for tuition costs at any of the state's 16 technical colleges...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,2 - School Plus section

Tuesday
June 24, 2003
ON CAMPUS (news from other S.C. colleges and universities)
Published in: The Post and Courier - C2 - School Plus section

Tuesday
June 24, 2003
Rosa Approved to Head Air Force Academy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate approved the nomination of Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa to lead efforts in a sweeping series of changes at the scandal-plagued Air Force Academy...
Published in: The New York Times - Filed at 6:41 p.m. ET

Tuesday
June 24, 2003
Senator Criticizes Air Force Academy for Handling of Sexual Assaults
A Republican senator who is a member of the U.S. Air Force Academy's governing board on Monday called for changes in how the academy treats its female students, saying he was "deeply concerned about the safety of the cadets."
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
June 24, 2003
State's black student college participation remains low
COLUMBIA — Black enrollment at South Carolina's public colleges remains low compared with the numbers of black students graduating from state high schools, and statistics show the gap likely will widen over the next decade...
Published in: Greenville News

Tuesday
June 24, 2003
Teachers stay busy as students take break
...Often, summer vacation becomes a time for training and planning, making the label of vacation ring false for some teachers. But many teachers also find time to do things for themselves and their families. Some take time from planning or working to go to the beach or visit family, while others even look at expanding their families during summer months...
Her husband, Chris, is a teacher at Moultrie Middle School. He works as one of her four assistants in coaching the club swim team and this summer is finishing his educational administration degree at The Citadel.
Published in: The Post and Courier - C1,c - School Plus section
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Monday
June 23, 2003
Fees, book costs add to pinch for college students
Students say they're working longer hours and digging deeper into debt to pay for the rising cost of college, but it's not just tuition that has them feeling the pinch...
Published in: Greenville News - Posted Monday, June 23, 2003 - 1:21 am
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Monday
June 23, 2003
George Ellington (Cadet Activities) Channel 5 "Hall of Fame" Inductee
(This news segment was not web accessible)
Broadcast on: Channel 5 - WCSC - 5pm Newscast

Monday
June 23, 2003
Giving increased slightly in 2002
Charitable donations in the United States were up slightly in 2002, with religious organizations getting substantial increases but human-services groups taking a hit, according to a study to be released today...
Published in: The Mercury News (San Francisco Bay area)

Monday
June 23, 2003
Iowa Jury Awards $3-Million to Former Student in Harassment Case
A state jury has awarded $3-million to a former Iowa State University graduate student who says that she was sexually harassed by a professor during a research trip and that the institution failed to properly handle her complaint...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday
June 23, 2003
Judith Rodin, Long-Serving President of Penn, Will Step Down
The president of the University of Pennsylvania, Judith Rodin, plans to step down next year, a decade after she became the first woman to lead an Ivy League institution on a permanent basis...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday
June 23, 2003
Mrs. Myrna E. Major - death notice - Employee of ARAMARK
MAJOR, Myrna Entered into eternal rest Saturday, June 21, 2003, Mrs. Myrna E. Major, beloved mother of Sonja (Fred) Major, grandmother of Teraneka, Samuel and Desiree, great-grandmother of Tavion, sister of Albertha Higgins, Eliza President, Randolph Jones and the late John Major. Late residence, 2672 Meeting Street, North Charleston. Friends may call FIELDING HOME FOR FUNERALS, 2704 Meeting Street, North Charleston. Funeral notice later. 744-2545 or 1-800-290-5954.
Published in: The Post and Courier

Monday
June 23, 2003
Playing Catch-Up; A bill in Congress could give minority institutions new money for computer technology
...On April 30, the U.S. Senate voted 97 to 0 to approve the Minority-Serving Institution Digital and Wireless Technology Opportunity Act of 2003. The measure would allow colleges that serve primarily black, Hispanic, and American Indian students to share $250-million in technology grants for each of fiscal years 2004 through 2008...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday
June 23, 2003
President Bush Appoints the 2003-2004 Class of White House Fellows (Robert Smullen, 34. Hometown: Gloversville, New York., '90)
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2003 - The White House today announced the appointment of 12 outstanding Americans who will serve as White House Fellows for a one-year term. The 2003-2004 Class of White House Fellows represents a cross-section of professions including academia, business, healthcare, law, the non-profit sector, and three branches of the military. The list of the 2003-2004 class and their biographies is below...
Published in: whitehouse.gov (The White House's web site)

Monday
June 23, 2003
Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action in College Admissions
The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the use of affirmative action in college admissions in two cases involving the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, but struck down the mechanics of Michigan's undergraduate admissions policy...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Sunday
June 22, 2003
JROTC cadets receive honors
...The American Legion General Military Excellence Award was presented to Cadet Capt. Chastity Blevins. She was commander of Flight "N" and served with honors on the wing's Saber Team. She has excelled as a consistent leader in the Military Aptitude evaluation. In the fall, she will enroll at The Citadel...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Summerville - Page E5

Sunday
June 22, 2003
S.C. colleges take note as campus gender gap grows
When Steven O'Loughlin glances around at fellow students in his American literature class at Trident Technical College, he sees 10 women and five other men. The ratio reflects a growing trend across the nation as college enrollment of women grows much faster than that of men...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,13

Saturday
June 21, 2003
Citadel golf could be saved
About 20 supporters of The Citadel's men's golf program, which the military school eliminated in a budget-cutting move last week, met with athletic director Les Robinson Friday morning. When the meeting was over, both sides said they were optimistic about the chances of saving the team...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,6

Saturday
June 21, 2003
Ease in-state tuition hikes
South Carolina isn't the only state where public colleges and universities are enacting steep tuition increases. It's a national trend...
Published in: The Post and Courier - A14 - Editorial

Saturday
June 21, 2003
Remembering fallen officers - photo - not web accessible
The caption reads, "Officer Ron Kunson of the Colorado Department of Corrections attends a memorial service Friday at the Citadel for the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation with Robert Autobee and this son Scott Autobee of Colorado. Another of Autobee's sons, 23-year-old Sgt. Eric Autobee of the Colorado Department of Corrections, was beaten to death in October 2002 by a convicted murderer. Denise Oudshoff heads the line of officers from the Florida Department of Corrections who are part of the Sumter (Fla.) correctional Institute honor guard as they fire a 21-gun salute in honor of 10 correctional officers who list their lives last year. The Foundation held its national convention in North Charleston this week."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Saturday
June 21, 2003
Why tuition's up
...The list of state colleges increasing student costs includes The Citadel, with an average 11.2 percent increase in tuition, fees, cost of uniforms, room and board. The Citadel also eliminated its men's soccer and golf teams to help deal with a $3.2 million shortfall in state funds...
Published in: The State - Page A10 - Editorial

Friday
June 20, 2003
ACC still talking expansion, not voting (Les Robinson quoted)
...Should Tranghese's tactics prevent expansion, Swofford's stature might diminish. But The Citadel athletics director Les Robinson, a former N.C. State athletics director, said Swofford deserves credit for moving forward with a bold expansion agenda...
Published in: The State

Friday
June 20, 2003
Citadel poised for breaththrough season
Going into his third season at The Citadel, coach Ellis Johnson calls his program "a work in progress."
Published in: Greenville News - Posted Friday, June 20, 2003 - 8:31 pm

Friday
June 20, 2003
John Edward'Jack' Cobb Jr. Army Colonel '44 - obit (scroll down)
..Col. Cobb was born in Wallace, N.C., and raised in St. Stephen, S.C. He was a graduate of the Citadel and received a master's degree in chemistry from the University of New Hampshire. He also was a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College, the Armed Forces Staff College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces...
Published in: Washington Post

Friday
June 20, 2003
U.S. House Panel Approves Small Increase for NIH, Flat Funding for Pell Grants and 4 Other Programs
The National Institutes of Health would receive a marginal 2.5-percent increase next year and the maximum award for Pell Grants would remain at $4,050, under a bill that a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives approved on Thursday. For all labor- and health-related spending, the bill would provide $138-billion for the 2004 fiscal year, an increase of $3.679-billion, or 2.7 percent, from current spending levels...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday
June 19, 2003
Citadel golf supporters press on
Gene Spencer was polishing off a letter to famed Citadel alumnus Pat Conroy on Wednesday morning when his telephone rang...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D1,6

Wednesday
June 18, 2003
At Odds Over Financial Aid Changes
Education Department Disagrees With Democrats on Extent of Impact...
Published in: Washington Post

Wednesday
June 18, 2003
Correctional officers group holds convention, service
...CPO will hold its convention Thursday through Saturday at Embassy Suits Hotel in North Charleston. A memorial service, which will include marching honor guards from across the nation and a 21-gun salute to honor 10 corrections officers who were killed nationally in the line of duty last year, will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at The Citadel...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Wednesday
June 18, 2003
Foundations Resist Measure to Increase Charity Money
ASHINGTON, June 17 — A major trade association for nonprofit organizations here said today that it did not support legislation in the House that would compel foundations to give more money to charity...
Published in: The New York Times

Wednesday
June 18, 2003
Homeland Security Bill Would Provide $125-Million for a Group That Includes 3 Universities
A key committee of the U.S. House of Representatives approved on Tuesday a 2004 appropriations bill for the Department of Homeland Security that would provide $125-million for a consortium of research and training programs at universities and federal facilities. The Bush administration's original budget request did not include any money for the consortium, whose academic partners include Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, and Texas A&M University at College Station...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday
June 18, 2003
NCAA Penalizes Rutgers U. for Athletics-Management Problems
Rutgers University's athletics department will serve two years of probation and will lose 20 scholarships as a result of systematic problems discovered during an internal management review. The department's failure to understand and apply National Collegiate Athletic Administration rules on player eligibility over a 20-year span resulted in a major rules violation, according to the NCAA's Division I Committee on Infractions...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday
June 18, 2003
Salary is set for new S.C. State president
Andrew Hugine Jr., the next president of South Carolina State University, will be paid $135,000 a year when he starts next month...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Wednesday
June 18, 2003
Spring Commencement Speakers Are Announced by 10 Colleges
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday
June 18, 2003
U. of Nebraska at Lincoln Seeks to Cut Jobs of 15 Tenured Faculty Members
The University of Nebraska at Lincoln is seeking to eliminate the jobs of 15 tenured faculty members as part of the institution's latest round of budget cuts...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
June 17, 2003
AAUP Removes 4 Institutions From Censure List, Adds No New Ones for First Time in 36 Years
The American Association of University Professors took three universities and a community-college system off its censure list at its annual meeting in Washington on Saturday. It was the first time since 1967 that the organization had removed administrations from its censure list without adding new ones...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
June 17, 2003
Fundraising Gets Tougher For Colleges
In the red-hot economy of barely three years ago, when Georgetown University was collecting more big-money gifts from alumni and loyal supporters than it ever dreamed possible, June 30, 2003, was set as the magic date -- the day school officials would announce that eight years of fundraising had reached $1 billion...
Published in: Washington Post

Tuesday
June 17, 2003
FYI - School Plus section
1. MUSC faculty member garners national award
2. Governor's Award recognizes USC professor
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Tuesday
June 17, 2003
George Dale Matthews '50 (obituary)
George Dale Matthews, 73, a retired Colonel in the US Air Force, husband of Jacquelyn B. Matthews, died Saturday, June 14, 2003, after a long illness...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4 (scroll down for entire obit)

Tuesday
June 17, 2003
Hydrogen energy heats up
Fuel cell research expected to power growth at USC and in Columbia area...
Published in: The State - Page A1,5

Tuesday
June 17, 2003
Kuhn a convenient target for Legislature's bad habits
AN ASTOUNDING amount of anger is being directed at freshman Sen. John Kuhn, whose session-ending quasi-mini-filibuster blocked the passage of a bill our research universities say is critical to reviving our state's economy...
Published in: The State - Page A8

Tuesday
June 17, 2003
Marine/Citadel triathlete gets help to chase dreams
Big-time triathlon training and competing not only requires an investment of time and energy. It can require a lot of cash, too. There is airfare, hotel, food, entry fees, high-tech bikes and equipment, pool fees, a good supply of running shoes, massages, and don't forget the monthly leg waxings...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D4

Tuesday
June 17, 2003
ON CAMPUS- School Plus section (news from other S.C. colleges and universities)
1. CCU business center sets e-commerce workshop
2. FMU planetarium plans sky tour of universe
3. CCU announces hours of operation for summer
4. Mass communication chair named at FMU
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C2

Tuesday
June 17, 2003
U. of Maryland Information Officer Resigns as Campus Signals Shift Away From National Projects
Donald R. Riley, the University of Maryland at College Park's first and only chief information officer, has resigned after a review of his office's five-year record suggested that his involvement in several national information-technology initiatives was obscuring the university's internal needs...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday
June 16, 2003
Better educated find jobs faster Joblessness hits less-skilled harder
WASHINGTON -- While the recent recession was notable for higher-than-expected job loss among white collar, highly educated workers, the jobless recovery has taken a different cast...
Published in: USA Today

Monday
June 16, 2003
Change in Federal Formula for Assessing Need Could Cost Students Billions in Financial Aid
A routine update of the formula the federal government uses to calculate a student's need for aid apparently will shift more of the financial burden of college onto students. One group of financial analysts predicts that the change, first reported in The New York Times on Friday, will force undergraduates to spend at least $10-billion more on higher education in 2004...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday
June 16, 2003
INFORMATION SESSION
The Citadel's College of Graduate and Professional Studies will host an information session 5-6:30 p.m. at the Holliday Alumni Center on Hagood Avenue...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Monday
June 16, 2003
States big colleges seek more independence as state funds shrink
Leaders at South Carolina's three state-assisted research universities are beginning to ponder what would have been unthinkable just a few years ago: independence from the Legislature, financially and otherwise...
Published in: Greenville News

Monday
June 16, 2003
Tech-savvy students learn people skills and patience by solving campus computer problems
The phone rings. It's an urgent electronic chirping, and it announces the start of the workday at the University of Denver's University Technology Services help desk. Andrew Chan began his shift only one minute ago, and has barely had time to dig into a plastic foam tray filled with pancakes, melon cubes, and hard-boiled eggs....
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday
June 16, 2003
The Citadel To Increase Tuition And Eliminate Two
Charleston - In order to offset the deep cuts in state funding, The Citadel Board of Visitors adopted a budget for 2003-2004 today that will increase tuition, fees, uniforms and room and board by an average of 11.2 percent for next year, as well as eliminate two athletic teams...
Published in: WCIV - Channel 4 - 6:14 a.m.

Monday
June 16, 2003
USC plucks fuel cell plum
COLUMBIA--The University of South Carolina is poised to become the leader in research that some scientists say could lead to a radical new way to power the entire nation...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Sunday
June 15, 2003
Citadel raises tuition; Cadets will pay 11 percent more to offset state cuts
Citadel cadets will see their tuition and fees rise by more than 11 percent in the coming year under the budget that The Citadel's Board of Visitors approved unanimously Saturday. Graduate students will pay about 10 percent more...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Sunday
June 15, 2003
Citadel Raising Tuition And Fees (scroll down to the article)
The Citadel increased tuition, fees, cost of uniforms and cost of room and board by an average of 11.2 percent and voted to eliminate men's soccer and golf to help deal with its expected $3.2 million shortfall...
Published in: The State - Page B2

Sunday
June 15, 2003
S.C. State plans furloughs but no tuition increase
ORANGEBURG--Trustees at South Carolina State University have decided to furlough employees for nine days next fiscal year instead of raising tuition...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Sunday
June 15, 2003
Shirley Jean Armstrong Stapleton - obit - CGPS grad
Shirley Jean Armstrong Stapleton, 49, of Charleston, SC, passed away suddenly, June 8, 2003, of a heart attack. She was a long time resident of Mt. Pleasant, SC and taught biology and physics at Wando High School for 9 years....
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Sunday
June 15, 2003
USC coup to fuel S.C. economy
University, industry to partner in cutting-edge fuel-cell research center...
Published in: The State - Page A1,7

Sunday
June 15, 2003
With golf, soccer gone, Citadel athletes face choice
Joel Christy began his toughest task as The Citadel's men's soccer coach Saturday morning, making some 26 phone calls to tell his players they no longer have a team...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,11

Saturday
June 14, 2003
Anxious and Weary of War, G.I.'s Face a New Iraq Mission
(this article features Cpat. James R. Lockridge '96 and also mentions Col. William F. Grimsley, son of Maj. Gen. James Grimsley, President Emeritus)
BAGHDAD, Iraq, June 14 — Sgt. Jaime A. Betancourt was there in March when a taxi loaded with explosives killed four of his company's soldiers at a checkpoint. He was there in April when his battalion seized the road out of the international airport and Saddam Hussein's army made its last desperate defense...
Published in: The New York Times
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Saturday
June 14, 2003
Citadel joins other colleges in increasing tuition
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The Citadel increased tuition, fees, uniforms and room and board by an average of 11.2 percent and voted to eliminate men's soccer and golf to help deal with its expected $3.2 million shortfall...
Published in: The Herald (Rock Hill) - AP Story

Saturday
June 14, 2003
Citadel may increase tuition, trim sports programs
Taking a two-pronged approach to its budget crunch, The Citadel's Board of Visitors will meet today to consider raising tuition and fees by more than 10 percent while cutting the men's soccer and golf programs...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,11

Saturday
June 14, 2003
Citadel moves to cut men's soccer, golf teams
Before he addressed The Citadel's athletic committee Friday morning, Les Robinson passed around copies of a newspaper article about Tulane University...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,7

Saturday
June 14, 2003
John Andrew Aycock Jr. '59 - (scroll down)
MOUNT PLEASANT -- Dr. John Andrew Aycock Jr., 66, died Friday, June 6, 2003. The funeral was Monday, June 8, 2003, at J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel...
Published in: The Herald (Rock Hill) - Obituary

Saturday
June 14, 2003
Professor goes from peace ride to jail stay
A professor's plans to bicycle 1,300 miles to promote world peace derailed in North Charleston on Friday after, authorities say, he tried to get a driver's license with a bogus Social Security card...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,8

Friday
June 13, 2003
Cal State Trustees to Consider 30% Fee Hike
California State University trustees will consider a 30% fee increase at their July meeting, a bigger hike than the one proposed by Gov. Gray Davis in his budget proposal...
Published in: Los Angeles Times

Friday
June 13, 2003
Change in Aid Formula Shifts More Costs to Students
illions of college students will have to shoulder more of the cost of their education under federal rules imposed late last month through a bureaucratic adjustment requiring neither Congressional approval nor public comment of any kind...
Published in: The New York Times

Friday
June 13, 2003
Clemson hikes tuition 19% for S.C. students
Those from out of state to pay 12% more
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Friday
June 13, 2003
Clemson trustees approve 18.8 percent tuition hike
CLEMSON — Clemson University tuition will go up $550 a semester for South Carolina students this fall, an 18.8 percent jump that brings tuition to $3,467 a semester, almost double what it was in the fall of 1999...
Published in: Greenville News

Friday
June 13, 2003
Clemson tuition going up again
18.8 percent increase is third straight at Upstate university...The Citadel trustees are expected to consider an increase at meetings today and Saturday...
Published in: The State - Page A1,5

Friday
June 13, 2003
S.C. native returns to serve at Fort Jackson
S.C. native Col. Levi R. Martin is coming home as Fort Jackson chief of staff, the Army said Thursday...Martin, a Rock Hill native, is a 1975 graduate of The Citadel...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Thursday
June 12, 2003
Alabama alumni mark integration
TUSCALOOSA, ALA.--Successful black alumni of the University of Alabama gathered Wednesday to honor 40 years of integration at the campus where then-Gov. George Wallace made his infamous "stand in the schoolhouse door..."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Thursday
June 12, 2003
Choices facing higher ed now will impact society later BY MAJ. GEN. JOHN GRINALDS
When college graduates received their diplomas, they accepted a symbolic map to their future and ours, for it is these young adults who will shape our society 30 years from now...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A17 - Commentary

Thursday
June 12, 2003
CITADEL BARRACKS SHAPING UP (not web accessible)
The Citadel's Padgett-Thomas Barracks look more and more like barracks these days since construction began last June...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page 1, 4ZB Peninsula Charleston Downtown

Thursday
June 12, 2003
Citadel to hold session to discuss graduate program (not web accessible)
The Citadel's College of Graduate and Professional Studies will hold an informational session from 5 to 6:30 p.m. June 16 at the Holliday Alumni Center on Hagood Avenue...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page 4ZB Peninsular Charleston Downtown

Thursday
June 12, 2003
Demolition awaits dorm that few love
The College of Charleston's College Lodge dormitory, the home of countless late-night debates and early-morning hijinks over the years, soon will rest in peace, as the college plans to demolish the former Calhoun Street hotel...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Thursday
June 12, 2003
DO YOU KNOW? (not web accessible)
Shannon McDevitt...Education: I have a bachelor's degree from Boston College and am earning a master's degree in education from The Citadel. I teach Citadel cadets classes on etiuette and job-interviewing skills.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page 1ZB - Peninsula Charleston Downtown

Thursday
June 12, 2003
JROTC cadets get military primer
...Akilah was among the roughly 250 Junior ROTC cadets from high schools in several states at Charleston Air Force Base who participated in a career day as part of two week-long cadet officer leadership programs the Air Force conducts each summer at The Citadel...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Pate B3
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Thursday
June 12, 2003
Lifelong resident will run Sullivan's (not web accessible)
(CGPS MAT Student) ...The town announced late Tuesday that R. Andrew "Andy" Benke, 47, of Sullivan's Island will be the new administrator. Benke plans to start June 23...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Thursday
June 12, 2003
Others pay coaches as well as USC
...Why just USC? Do the athletic coaches and staff at Clemson, The Citadel, S.C. State, etc. work without pay?...
Published in: The State - Page A14 (Letter to the Editor)

Wednesday
June 11, 2003
At a Copyright Forum, a Key Congressman Takes Colleges to Task for Students' File Sharing
A Republican congressman who heads a key committee with jurisdiction over the Internet and intellectual property complained Tuesday about college administrators' "indifference" to illegal file sharing...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday
June 11, 2003
Citadel CGPS ad (not web accessible)
Citadel CGPS Information Session June 16th 5-6:30 pm; Holiday Alumni Center Drop by to find out more about our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration OR any of our 20 graduate and three undergraduate programs. All offered in the evening.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Wednesday
June 11, 2003
Citadel wrestling class rated 16th in nation
The Citadel's wrestling team sent a record four athletes to the NCAA championships last season. If the Bulldogs' current recruiting class is any indication, that number could increase dramatically in coming years...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Wednesday
June 11, 2003
Governor honors two for scientific achievement
COLUMBIA--Gov. Mark Sanford has awarded two men, one from Charleston, the state's highest scientific honor...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Wednesday
June 11, 2003
Governor honors USC scientist
Professor Richard D. Adams, director of the USC NanoCenter, has been awarded the 2003 Governor's Award for Excellence in Science...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Wednesday
June 11, 2003
House Committee Approves Loan-Forgiveness and Teacher-Training Bills
Bills that would increase loan forgiveness for some schoolteachers and make teacher-certification programs comply with stricter accountability provisions won approval from a key House of Representatives committee on Tuesday, after Republican members voted down a series of amendments proposed by Democrats...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday
June 11, 2003
Panel delays decision on research proposals
Group determining which projects will receive $30 million in lottery money...
Published in: The State - Page A1,7

Wednesday
June 11, 2003
Tulane Will Stay in the NCAA's Top Division, but the University's President Calls for Reform
Tulane University will remain in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's top competitive division, thanks to a 27-to-0 vote by the institution's board on Tuesday...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday
June 11, 2003
Two win big at Boys State
Two Rock Hill teens were elected to high office at the Palmetto Boys State program. And that is likely to be just the first step up the ladder of success for both young men...
Published in: The Herald (Rock Hill)

Wednesday
June 11, 2003
Women outpacing men in college degrees Experts fear social, economic effects
Men are falling further behind women in earning college degrees, raising concerns about potential fallout from an underprepared workforce, a study says...
Published in: USA Today

Tuesday
June 10, 2003
Charleston students' costs rise
College board votes increase in tuition, fees...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Tuesday
June 10, 2003
Finney completing tough year
Job as S.C. State's temporary president has been challenging
Published in: The State - Page B3

Tuesday
June 10, 2003
ON CAMPUS
News from other S.C. colleges and universities.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C2

Tuesday
June 10, 2003
Professor named dean of humanities at Citadel
Alfred J. Finch, head of the psychology department at The Citadel, has been named dean of The Citadel's School of Humanities and Social Sciences...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Tuesday
June 10, 2003
Spring Commencement Speakers Are Announced by 10 Colleges
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
June 10, 2003
State budget woes fuel college tuition hikes (taken from the alumni BBS)
A course in budgeting State budget woes fuel college tuition hikes
By Marshall Loeb, CBS.MarketWatch.com; Last Update: 12:05 AM ET June 10, 2003
Published in: CBS Market Watch

Tuesday
June 10, 2003
Theodore Hutchison '28 obituary
(you'll need to scroll down read the entire obit) ROCK HILL -- Mr. Theodore Wilbur "Teddy" Hutchison, 96, of 2258 Nations Ford Road died Saturday, June 7, 2003, at West-minster Heath and Rehabilita-tion Center.
Published in: The Herald (Rock Hill)

Monday
June 9, 2003
Finney faced big money woes at S.C. State
Former S.C. chief justice will leave university presidency later this month...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page 3B

Monday
June 9, 2003
Help college-bound kids study all money issues
If you're the parent of a student who plans to start college this fall, you probably are already accustomed to running the financial traps.
Published in: The State - Page D1,3

Monday
June 9, 2003
Key figure in city's past dies at 96
...In 1922, Hutchison was a member of the first Rock Hill High School football team to have the name Bearcats; he graduated from Rock Hill High in 1923. Hutchison attended the Citadel, where he played baseball and was a starting quarterback of the Citadel Bulldogs. He graduated in 1928 and later joined the Citadel Alumni Association and the Brigadier Club...
Published in: The Herald (Rock Hill)

Monday
June 9, 2003
The Citadel Announces Miles Wilson As Assistant Basketball Coach
Charleston - Citadel basketball coach Pat Dennis announced Friday morning that Miles Wilson, a former assistant coach at Randolph-Macon will be a part of his 2003-04 staff...
Broadcast on: WCIV - Channel 4 - ABC News

Sunday
June 8, 2003
UTA provost to step down
Vice president will leave in August for top job at Prairie View A&M...
Published in: The Dallas Morning News

Saturday
June 7, 2003
Action urged to save black colleges
Institutions' financial crisis addressed at Charleston conference
Published in: The State - ?

Saturday
June 7, 2003
Advocates brainstorm future of historically black colleges
Benedict College President David Swinton likes to offer a metaphor about ice buckets and the myth of inferiority surrounding historically black colleges...
Published in: The Post and Courier

Saturday
June 7, 2003
Boys' and Girls' State finally meet after week of politics
Even Gov. Sanford was amused by the groups' anticipation of meeting each other...
Published in: The State

Saturday
June 7, 2003
Citadel Adds Assistant
???????_Miles Wilson, a former assistant basketball coach at Division III Randolph-Macon, will be a part of The Citadel's 2003-04 staff.In 2003, Wilson helped coach the Yellow Jackets to a 28-2 record and a No. 1 ranking by D3hoops.com.
Published in: The State

Saturday
June 7, 2003
Dennis hires new assistant
Citadel basketball coach Pat Dennis has hired Miles Wilson from Randolph-Macon as his new assistant coach, replacing Chris Cowart...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Saturday
June 7, 2003
Fall tuition at USC may jump
...Clemson and The Citadel trustees are expected to consider tuition increases next week...
Published in: The State

Saturday
June 7, 2003
John A. Aycock, Jr. '59 (not web accessible)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4 -obituary

Saturday
June 7, 2003
MUSC'S economic impact $1.65B
C of C economist finds broad benefits well beyond direct employment by school...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page 7B

Saturday
June 7, 2003
Senator Delays Air Force Promotions
Dozens of Air Force promotions, including the nomination of Maj. Gen. John W. Rosa Jr. to head the Air Force Academy, have been put on hold by Sen. Larry E. Craig (R-Idaho) because of a dispute over tankers at an air base in his state...
Published in: Washington Post

Saturday
June 7, 2003
Students again face pain of higher tuition
...Trident Technical College increased tuition and fees by about 17 percent this year, and The Citadel's board of visitors meets next week to discuss an increase...
Published in: The Post and Courier
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Friday
June 6, 2003
House members take aim at Kuhn
By torpedoing a bond bill that included $80 million for Charleston colleges, Sen. John Kuhn might have succeeded in sinking his political career, some legislators say...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,13

Thursday
June 5, 2003
The Citadel Announces 2003 Cross-country Schedule
Charleston - Citadel head coach Jody Huddleston announced the 2003 cross-country schedule that will include seven meets, as hosting The Citadel Invitational highlights the season...
Broadcast on: WCIV - Channel 4 - ABC News

Wednesday
June 4, 2003
Marine officer receives 15 months in sex crimes case
BEAUFORT, S.C. - A Marine officer stationed at Parris Island has pleaded guilty after a male camper at The Citadel's summer camp accused the Marine of fondling him in 2001, officials say...
Published in: The State - AP - Breaking News (not in today's edition)

Wednesday
June 4, 2003
Marine sentenced in sex-crimes case
A Marine officer stationed at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island pleaded guilty during a court-martial Monday in a sex-crimes case involving summer campers at The Citadel in 2001, Marine Corps officials said Tuesday...
Published in: The Beaufort Gazette

Wednesday
June 4, 2003
Thad Miller, First Black Barber At The Citadel Leaves Fond Memories Upon Retirement
You can get a unique perspective on life looking at the back of people's heads. And charleston barber Thaddeus Miller has done just that...
Published in: The Charleston Chronicle - (non web accessible)

Tuesday
June 3, 2003
10 New Chief Executives Are Announced
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
June 3, 2003
ACC expansion likely to boot weaker programs
... "The gap is getting bigger," said Les Robinson, Citadel athletic director and a former N.C. State AD as well as a member of the NCAA tournament basketball committee. "It's going to be the big boys and everybody else."
Published in: The Washington Times - Sprots

Tuesday
June 3, 2003
Attorney General Clashes With UMass President Over Role in a Mobster Case
The top elected Democrat in Massachusetts has called for the president of the state university, once one of the most powerful Democrats in the state, to resign because of his refusal to help track down his fugitive brother, James J. Bulger, the accused mobster...
Published in: The Post and Courier

Tuesday
June 3, 2003
Citadel plans session on evening programs
The Citadel's College of Graduate and Professional Studies will hold an information session 5-6:30 p.m. June 16 at the Holliday Alumni Center on Hagood Avenue...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Pase C! - School Plus section

Tuesday
June 3, 2003
Clemson sells cattle because of budget cuts
(Breaking news - not published in today's edition) CLEMSON, S.C. - Retiring faculty and a lean budget has forced Clemson University to sell about 150 cattle the school uses for research, officials say...
Published in: The State

Tuesday
June 3, 2003
Colleges cut back on inaugural festivities
The installation of a new college president brings less pomp in these days of budget cuts...
Published in: The Christian Science Monitor

Tuesday
June 3, 2003
Debt weighs down new graduates
When Jason Sutton graduated in 2001 from Texas Christian University, he had more than his bachelor's degree in psychology to take with him...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B8
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Tuesday
June 3, 2003
Ex-USC president to fight charges
Former University of South Carolina president James B. Holderman is out of jail and plans to fight federal money laundering charges in court as soon as this month, according to his attorney...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Tuesday
June 3, 2003
ON CAMPUS
(News from other S.C. colleges and universities)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C2 - School Plus section

Tuesday
June 3, 2003
Schools likely to stay under regulatory control
Senate panel expected to table part of bill removing schools from oversight...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Tuesday
June 3, 2003
Winthrop, Rock Hill to team up on projects
Rock Hill A project to revitalize this city's textile corridor with shops, restaurants and housing fits well with Winthrop University's $50 million plan to expand its campus, school and city officials say...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Monday
June 2, 2003
Around the schools (local graduations)
...The Citadel Ervin Stanton Skipper, son of Tim and Dorothy Skipper, received his degree during May commencement...
Published in: The Herald (Rock Hill)

Monday
June 2, 2003
Business leaders, deans talk community development
Economic upgrade. Deans from the area’s colleges recently met at The Citadel to hear from local business leaders how higher education and business can best work together for the tri-county’s economic good. Earl Walker, dean of The Citadel’s business administration school, believes the gathering could be the start of something big...
Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - Quick Notes

Monday
June 2, 2003
COMING UP
SUNDAY LECTURE: Dr. Richard Porcher discusses the historical parallels between Carolina gold rice and Sea Island cotton as part of the Charleston chapter of the S.C. Genealogical Society meeting. Refreshments will be served after the lecture. Visitors and new members are welcome. 3 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, S.C. Highway 171. For more information, call 766-7543.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Monday
June 2, 2003
Naval Academy Investigates Plagiarism Allegation Against Historian
The United States Naval Academy is investigating an allegation that one of its history professors, Brian VanDeMark, committed plagiarism in his new book about the development of the atomic bomb...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday
June 2, 2003
Rural Studio builds dwellings for poor
Auburn University architecture students use innovative materials to create structures...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Monday
June 2, 2003
S.C. Guard officer stays in gulf (Col. Keith "Kubla" Coln '74)
S.C. Guard officer stays in gulf (Rest of unit comes home, but McEntire Guard leader will command active-duty wing...
Published in: The State

Monday
June 2, 2003
Sen. Graham stresses values in appearance at Palmetto Boys State
...These were a few of the words of advice U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham had Sunday night for 900 young men attending Palmetto Boys State at The Citadel this week...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Monday
June 2, 2003
Winthrop University, Rock Hill work together on projects
ROCK HILL, S.C. - A project to revitalize this city's textile corridor with shops, restaurants and housing fits well with Winthrop University's $50 million plan to expand its campus, school and city officials say...
Published in: The State - Page B5

Sunday
June 1, 2003
CITADEL OFFICIAL TO SPEAK (scroll down to the end of the page)
...Retired Army Maj. Gen. James A. Grimsley Jr., president emeritus of The Citadel, will speak to the Charleston Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars at 7 p.m. June 12 at a dinner at the Charleston Air Force Base Club...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6

Sunday
June 1, 2003
Monument To Victims
(reader responses to The Civil Rights Conference which was held at The Citadel 3-5 Mar 03)
Published in: The State

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