Daily News Scan – Oct. 14


Rey, Baker build on their bond to improve town-gown relationship
(John Sahley, DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 10/14/13)

NIU’s President Baker Shaking The Organizational Tree
(Susan Stephens, WNIJ, 10/11/13)

Illinois brings remedial math to high schools
(Joanne Jacobs, Hechinger Report, 10/11/13)

Robert Zemeckis
(New York Times, 10/14/13)

Higher Education Group Lashes Out At Congress For Research Cuts
(Tyler Kingkade, Huffington Post, 10/13/13)

CSN Chicago to carry six ISU men’s games, two women’s contests
(Bloomington Pantagraph, 10/11/13)

The Government Shutdown Is Killing Antarctic Science
(Rachel Cohen, Washington Monthly, 10/9/13)

Pension panel split on proposed fix
(Kerry Lester-AP, State Journal-Register, 10/13/13)

Our View: Thumbs up to supporting the home team
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 10/13/13)

No. 23 NIU eager to go 6-0
(AP, Daily Herald, 10/12/13)

Helicopter capturing images today for NIU
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 10/12/13)

Differentiation vs. Discrimination
(Doug Lederman, Inside Higher Ed, 10/14/13)

Supreme Court Weighs Constitutionality of Bans on Race-Conscious Admissions
(Peter Schmidt, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10/14/13)

Few colleges check applicants’ social media posts
(Nanette Asimov, San Francisco Chronicle, 10/14/13)

‘We are a family’
(Kalyn Belsha, Aurora Beacon-News, 10/14/13)

Pension committee floats new style of retirement plan for some
(Amanda Vinicky, Peoria Public Radio, 10/11/13)

As shutdown continues, university research doesn’t
(Libby A. Nelson, Politico, 10/11/13)

Bartlett family finds Mensa unstuffy fun
(Burt Constable, Daily Herald, 10/13/13)

From the Top: Anthony T. J. Lux, the Exercise Coach
(David Sharos, Naperville Sun, 10/14/13)

NIU president announces major administrative changes, splits finance and facilities division
(AP, Daily Journal, 10/11/13)

New U of Chicago center to help launch startups
(AP, Daily Herald, 10/12/13)

New bilingual administrator hired for East Aurora schools 
(Kalyn Belsha, Aurora Beacon News, 10/11/13)

Scholarship donors make dreams come true
(Linda Linden and Kathy Richards, Sandwich Valley Life, 10/11/13)

Mid-American Conference bowl tie-ins now up to four in 2014
(Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer, 10/11/13)

BNIU-Akron: Another sellout crowd expected at Huskie Stadium
(Steve Nitz, DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 10/12/13)

Employment: Gary Garbelman, Midwest Precision, Inc.
(Tulsa World, 10/13/13)

New partnership for Black Hawk College
(Crispin Havener, WHBF-TV, 10/11/13)

Sophomore gets a kick out of Powder puff field goal
(Jeff Vorva, Chicago Tribune, 10/14/13)

Ribbon-cutting for SIU Student Services Building set
(The Southern Illinoisan, 10/11/13)

How Colleges’ Policies Affect the Enrollment of Low-Income Students
(Beckie Supiano, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10/14/13)

Monmouth College announces $75 million campaign
(Bloomington Pantagraph, 10/14/13)

Online Application Woes Make Students Anxious and Put Colleges Behind Schedule
(Richard Perez-Pena, New York Times, 10/12/13)

Russian university delegation visits U of I
(AP, Omaha World-Herald, 10/12/13)

Northern Illinois offensive line gets push from last season’s losses
(Shannon Ryan, Raleigh News & Observer, 10/12/13)

The value of education
(Chicago Tribune, 10/11/13)

Back to work on pension problem
(Champaign News-Gazette, 10/14/13)

College’s Identity Crisis
(Frank Bruni, New York Times, 10/12/13)

Most Mid-American Conference favorites avoid trap-game threats
(Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer, 10/14/13)

NIU struggles but prevails
(AP, Sauk Valley Media, 10/13/13)

Solar farm project at U of I delayed
(AP, Peoria Journal Star, 10/13/13)

How Sequestration And The Shutdown Dealt A Body Blow To Scientists
(Sam Stein, Huffington Post, 10/14/13)

Common Application glitches slow college admissions
(San Francisco Chronicle, 10/13/13)

Northern Illinois Huskies Still Undefeated, BCS Bowl Bound Again?
(Taylor Sturm, Rant Sports, 10/13/13)

Community college retention rate low in Midwest
(Jens Manuel Krogstad, Des Moines Register, 10/9/13)

NIU announces major administration changes
(Jillian Duchnowski, DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 10/11/13)

NIU must win big to think BCS big
(Barry Rosner, Daily Herald, 10/14/13)

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