Central State University in Southwestern Ohio is marking its 125th Anniversary as it looks for a new president.
The historically black school in Wilberforce plans to celebrate the anniversary with a ceremonial gathering Tuesday. The Dayton Daily News reports the school of more than 2,500 students is the only predominately black institution in Ohio.
It's looking for new leadership because alumnus and school President John Garland plans to retire in June. He has led the school since 1997.
A federal appeals court is weighing whether a Knoxville student should have been allowed to read and discuss Bible passages during recess.
A three-judge panel from the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Wednesday took up the case brought by Samuel and Tina Whitson, who sued Knox County Schools in 2008. The Whitsons claim that Karns Elementary School Principal Cathy Summa infringed on the rights of Luke Whitson by telling him he could no longer hold Bible study on the playground.
The February 2012 installment of SOCHE TALKS featuring Susan Trollinger from the University of Dayton on putting the Amish back in Amish country.
The SOCHE Talks are a collaboration with the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education. In this monthly series we’ll hear from faculty and staff from areas colleges and universities on a wide variety of subjects. It's an effort to bring Miami Valley research and thinking into the public arena – a way to enlighten the world with local knowledge.