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BREAKING: Board decision virtually eliminates tenure, faculty say
College Reporting

Nicolette Noce | March 3, 2021

John Carroll University’s Board of Directors approved amendments to the Faculty Handbook on Monday that grant the administration the freedom to fire tenured faculty members without cause if JCU faces…

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Nicole Heffington looks to lead Blue Streaks to third consecutive OAC championship game: The story behind one of DIII’s best
College Reporting

Kyle Kelly | March 3, 2021

Rebuilds are not easy. 

But when you have a player like Nicole Heffington, the torment is lessened and ultimately rewarded. If not for a game on Feb. 10, 2018, the John Carroll University Women’s…

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Styles’ historical moment and flack that followed
College Reporting

Ella Schuellerman | November 20, 2020

Harry Styles made history as the first man photographed solo for the cover of American Vogue in the upcoming December issue. The British pop singer was styled by Camilla Nickerson and photographed by Tyler…

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Who is Harry Gauzman?: An investigative report
College Reporting

Laken Kincaid | November 18, 2020

Harry Gauzman is a name surrounded by mystery in the JCU community. He was known as a popular writer for The Carroll News, but no one on campus at the time and no dust-covered records can place Gauzman…

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96% of JCU employees’ major political donations were made to Democratic causes
College Reporting

Sophia Maltese | November 12, 2020

506 out of 527 donations from those who listed their employer as John Carroll University were made to Democratic causes in this calendar year. The donations to Democratic organizations or campaigns totaled…

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A Biden Administration must not continue Democrats’ tendency to take black voters for granted
College Reporting

Josie Schuman | November 10, 2020

“Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection,” Martin Luther King Jr. wrote to describe white moderates in his “Letter From a Birmingham Jail.” Many members of the African…

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PODCAST: Marketing expert predicts that the future of higher-ed is not a 4-year degree
College Reporting

Sophia Maltese | November 5, 2020

This story was originally published on The Carroll News on October 25, 2020.

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University’s draft strategic plan says restructuring is due to “falling behind”
College Reporting

Rachel Scully | October 22, 2020

John Carroll University’s draft strategic plan cites financial hardship as a reason for academic restructuring. In an introduction to the plan, University President Michael Johnson writes, “We have…

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John Carroll makes ‘necessary’ cuts, faculty demand transparency
College Reporting

Sophia Maltese | October 9, 2020

“The worrisome thing is that had we not learned by rumor … we may never have known about [the Art History Department being dissolved] until it was already done,” said Philosophy professor Patrick…

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Art History Department to be Eliminated, Tenured Faculty Receive Termination Notices
College Reporting

Sophia Maltese | September 22, 2020

The Art History Department has been dissolved effective August 31, 2021. Two tenured faculty members in the department, Bo Liu and Gerry Guest, have received termination letters and have been told they…

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