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Higher Ed act reviewed by Congress

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Proposed amendments to the Higher Education Act could touch AU students' lives when it comes to financial aid. In fall 2002, AU had 5,870 undergraduate students. Approximately 2,348 of them received some form of financial aid according to Amy Gerber, associate director of Financial Aid.

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George resigns

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Athletics Director Tom George is stepping down July 31 after 20 months at AU and returning to the private sector in order to deal with personal circumstances. "I appreciate the opportunity that American University has afforded me and I want to thank the entire community for their support of my efforts," George said in a press release.

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Ex-fraternities still active

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Two former fraternities may be planning on recruiting new members this year and AU is taking steps to warn incoming students and parents that these "underground organizations" place students at physical and emotional risk and possible University judicial prosecution.

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Universities stand by policies

The Supreme Court ruling of June 23, which upholds the use of race as a criterion for college admissions, caused many institutions to breathe a sigh of relief. The Court, while striking down the University of Michigan's point system, affirmed the constitutionality of the "narrowly tailored use of race to further a compelling interest in obtaining the educational benefits that flow from a diverse student body" in the majority opinion of the court.


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Katzen breaks ground

It has been a rainy season, but construction on the Katzen Arts Center continues as planned. The future home of the performing arts department is located next to Nebraska Hall across Massachusetts Avenue from campus. The construction is on schedule and should open its doors to students in the spring 2005 semester, according to Jerry Gager of the Office of Facilities, Planning and Development.


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Colleges respond to court ruling

AU administration was pleased with the decision made by the Supreme Court's ruling in June that endorsed the use of affirmative action as means of attaining diversity within universities, yet many students still have mixed feelings about affirmative action as well as question the level of diversity on campus.



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