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Southern Belles

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

My recent travels to the South made me curious about women and their contributions from the Southern states.

Learning Our ABCs

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 04.04.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Simmons made history in 1995 when she became the first African-American woman to lead a top university and again in 2001, when she became the first African-American president of an Ivy League University.

He For She Throughout History

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 12.06.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Many historical women whose accomplishments we are aware of today had to battle society's perceptions of women's proper place. Some women were fortunate enough to have the support of a man in their endeavors -- the "He for She" paradigm Emma Watson recently spoke of at the U.N.

Reading, Writing and Arithmetic

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.05.2014 | Education
Jill S. Tietjen

I recently attended meetings and award events at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Virginia. As always happens when I am on a college campus, I was struck by the importance and value of education.

Basketball Coach Allegedly Fired For Not Cooperating In Sexual Assault Investigation Where His Son Was A Suspect

Posted 08.29.2011 | College

The basketball coach at Bethune-Cookman University was fired on Monday after the university found an "internal administrative review" unsatisfactory. ...

Bethune-Cookman University Says Professors Were Fired For Sex With Students

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Faced with accusations of denying due process to seven professors dismissed last year, Bethune-Cookman University countered that, in four cases, the p...