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POLL: 79% Of ASU Faculty Say Obama Should Receive Honorary Degree

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

TEMPE, ARIZONA - This week, two Arizona State University physics professors, Mike Thorpe and Jose Menendez, polled ASU faculty on whether President Ba...

ASU Says "We Blew It," Alumni Rescind Donations

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Although the ASU community is angry and embarrassed over the brouhaha, there is also a consensus that -- whether snub or snafu -- the incident will not affect Obama.

ASU Honorary Degree Policy For Sitting Politicians Not Documented

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

TEMPE, ARIZONA - Arizona State University became the unlikely focus of a political firestorm last week when news broke that ASU would not be conferrin...

ASU Apologizes, Establishes "Barack Obama Scholars" Program

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

ASU expects to enroll more than 1,000 Arizona students in the President Barack Obama Scholars program. The program will cover the full cost of tuition, fees, books, room, and board for students who come from families with the greatest financial need, typically those unable to attend a university.