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Fisk Universitys new president, former U.S. Secretary of Energy Hazel OLeary, was escorted off a flight and questioned by the FBI after she became abusive and tried to get into the cockpit while the plane was delayed. OLeary said she simply wanted to get off the plane. (Associated Press, 7/23/04)

Dr. Philip M. Mathis, professor of biology at Middle Tennessee State University, has been named interim professor of the universitys Honors College. (The Tennessean, 7/16/04)
Fisk University's new president, former U.S. Secretary of Energy Hazel O'Leary, was escorted off a flight and questioned by the FBI after she became abusive and tried to get into the cockpit while the plane was delayed. O'Leary said she simply wanted to get off the plane. (Associated Press, 7/23/04)

Dr. Philip M. Mathis, professor of biology at Middle Tennessee State University, has been named interim professor of the university's Honors College. (The Tennessean, 7/16/04)

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's “Crime on Campus” report, theft increased by 13 percent at the University of Memphis, 15 percent at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and 27 percent at Middle Tennessee State University. (The Tennessean, 7/16/04)