President Muriel A. Howard

New Chief for State College Group

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities on Tuesday named Muriel A. Howard as its new president. Howard, now president of the State University of New York’s College at Buffalo, will be the first black female—and the first member of a racial minority group—to head one of higher education’s six major “presidential” associations.

The Other March Madness: College Admission Letters Due

It’s a busy week for college-bound high school students: call it the other March Madness; nail-biting time has arrived. Tuesday is the deadline to sign up for the SATs, and later this week many seniors will be getting their admission—or denial and wait list—letters. (Interview with Hal Payne)

Dick Bihr Inducted into NYS Basketball Hall of Fame

Former Buffalo State basketball coach Dick Bihr entered another hall of fame today. Bihr was inducted into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Glens Falls Civic Center’s Heritage Hall during this weekend’s state Federation Tournament in high school basketball.