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Delaware Tech President wants controversial property tax plan scrapped

Legislators are looking for a way to help Delaware Technical Community College deal with aging buildings after a plan to levy a state property tax to pay for bonds lost traction in Dover. “After meeting...

Navient may face proxy fight as minority investor announces plans for slate of...

Canyon Capital Advisors may be headed to a proxy fight with Wilmington-based loan servicing company Navient. The New York activist investor this week withdrew a $3 billion "expression of interest" of  Navient this week after...

Keith named 14th president of Goldey-Beacom College

The Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) Board of Trustees announced Colleen Perry Keith, Ph.D., will become  its 14thpresident. Keith will be the first female leader in the institution’s 133-year-old history and will assume her role on July...

Edward Loper Sr. and Jr. to kick off Delaware Art Museum’s Distinguished Artist...

The Delaware Art Museum announced the exhibit  of the Distinguished Artist Series - a part of the museum's strategic vision to highlight local artists and welcome diverse audiences.  This new program celebrates artists who have...

DSU gets grant for its highly regarded aviation program.

The Delaware Higher Education Economic Development Fund  has announced a $3.4 million grant to Delaware State University to  expand its aviation program, the only one of its kind among Historically Black Colleges and Universities. “This...

Wilmington U, West Chester online doctorates in business named to affordable...

 Online-PhD-Degrees.com has recently released their list of the 20 Most Affordable Online Doctoral Programs in Business Administration. The  index catalogs  online schools offering distance education students doctoral degrees in business administration.   The list, which includes...

Wilmington seeks to join lawsuit demanding reassessment of property in county

The City of Wilmington has asked to join a lawsuit that calls for a reassessment of property in the state. In so doing, Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki, broke ranks with county and state officials who...

Meece retiring as director of highly acclaimed Newark Charter School

Greg Meece plans to retire  as School Director of  Newark Charter School. In a letter the school community, Meese said he and his wife  Rosemary plan to retire together. Meese guided the school since its founding...

Governor announces effort to aid English learners, low income students

 Gov. John Carney, joined by legislators and education officials announced a $60 million plan aimed at improving the academic performance of English learners and low-income students. The  three-year,$60 million Opportunity Funding initiative earmarks resources toward...

(Updated) Tatnall School board appoints interim head after abrupt departure of his predecessor

The head of Tatnall School has departed the private institution. A  statement was issued by the school on Wednesday morning. "The Tatnall School Board of Trustees announced today the departure of Christopher R. Tompkins, who has...