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Education News Archive - May 27, 2008

WASHINGTON and GENEVA, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac College of Washington, DC and University of Business and International Studies (UBIS) of Geneva Switzerland, today announced their five-year International Bachelor/MBA FastTrak Program.

Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun has appointed Stephen W. Director to be the university's provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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