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Tennessee State University kicked off a radio and TV advertising campaign targeted at nontraditional students. The $650,000 campaign, which will run through June 2006, was stipulated during the most recent settlement of a 1968 lawsuit concerning the racial makeup of historically black TSU. (The Tennessean, 11/1/04)

Vanderbilts Peabody College is partnering with four high schools and one middle school to implement a positive behavior program. (The Tennessean, 10/30/04)
Tennessee State University kicked off a radio and TV advertising campaign targeted at nontraditional students. The $650,000 campaign, which will run through June 2006, was stipulated during the most recent settlement of a 1968 lawsuit concerning the racial makeup of historically black TSU. (The Tennessean, 11/1/04)

Vanderbilt's Peabody College is partnering with four high schools and one middle school to implement a positive behavior program. (The Tennessean, 10/30/04)

Some University of Memphis leaders are pushing the governor and lawmakers to let the school break away from the Tennessee Board of Regents system and run itself. The plan comes from the school's Board of Visitors, 44 business and community leaders who advise university officials and raise funds. (Associated Press, 10/30/04)

Homecoming went on at East Tennessee State University last week, despite the fact the school has no football team. Facing a state mandate to stop subsidizing costly athletic programs, ETSU dropped football last fall. (Associated Press, 10/27/04)