Filed Under: ECI News
Ball State University might not be able to continue to award Academic Recognition Awards to out-of-state minority students after the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling in Fisher v. Texas. The court could constitutionally end affirmative action as a public policy in its upcoming ruling, which would affect universities and colleges throughout the country. The award waives the non-resident general fees, meaning recipients pay in-state tuition – a savings of roughly 12-thousand dollars a year.
(this is global, not just for this entry)
Two men are in jail on drug and theft charges in connection with the theft of trailers and motorcycles. Elwood police say the pair made off with two trailers, two Harley Davidson motorcycles valued at more than $100,000, an Oldsmobile stolen from Anderson, and two methamphetamine labs and other controlled substances. Sherman Jackson of Elwood [...]17.05.13
It’s puppy and kitten season. And that makes things tough for ARF – the Animal Rescue Fund. For the past month, the shelter has been getting too many kittens and not enough donations. ARF Director Melissa Blair has issued a plea for help with vet bills and other expenses. Donations can be made through munciearf.com [...]17.05.13
The Muncie board of works has voted to close a one-block stretch of Dill Street. The Muncie Redevelopment Commission asked the works board to close Dill between North Street and University Avenue beginning as early as June 15 and continuing until as late as July 2014. The closure is due to the $60 million commercial [...]