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A group of Vanderbilt University students and employees are protesting Chancellor Gordon Gees decision to honor national security adviser Condoleezza Rice with an award for distinguished public service when she speaks to this years graduates Thursday. Protesters include Gees wife, Constance. (The Tennessean, 5/11/04)

The Tennessee State University Foundations board says that the $2.6 million deficit cited by state auditors has been eliminated from the foundations scholarship accounts and moved into the universitys ledger. (The Tennessean, 5/11/04).
A group of Vanderbilt University students and employees are protesting Chancellor Gordon Gee's decision to honor national security adviser Condoleezza Rice with an award for “distinguished public service” when she speaks to this year's graduates Thursday. Protesters include Gee's wife, Constance. (The Tennessean, 5/11/04)

The Tennessee State University Foundation's board says that the $2.6 million deficit cited by state auditors has been eliminated from the foundation's scholarship accounts and moved into the university's ledger. (The Tennessean, 5/11/04).

Cumberland University's new president, Harvill Eaton, has announced his goal to double the school's enrollment by boosting its presence in Wilson County and Nashville and then moving west. For details on his plans, go to http://tennessean.com/education/archives/04/05/51091689.shtml?Element_ID=51091689.
(The Tennessean, 5/10/04)

Vanderbilt University's lobbying team has moved to a new office space within walking distance of Capital Hill. The school has joined dozens of the nation's major colleges and universities in ramping up their Washington lobbying operations in the past decade. (The Leaf-Chronicle, 5/10/04)

Former Tennessean reporter Bill Kovach will be the next John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment at Middle Tennessee State University. (The Tennessean, 5/10/04)