Three identified in taking of papers at Ohio college

Three students at Findlay University in Findlay,Ohio, were seen on campus security cameras taking stacks of issues of ThePulse, the university's student-run weekly newspaper, campus securityand the newspaper said.Students Kelsey Wesaw, Caitlyn Yoder and SarahFrankart -- members of the school's volleyball team -- arealleged to have taken the newspaper in response to an article about anoff-campus fight involving two other members of the team, The Pulse reported in its Oct. 18 issue. 

Former student radio host settles suit against Calif. college

After three years in the courts, OccidentalCollege and former student radio show host Jason Antebi reached a settlement inAntebi's case -- which alleged that college officials defamed him and that the college violated his free-speech rights by firing him -- theFoundation for Individual Rights in Education announced in an Oct. 19 press release. The exact terms of the settlement were not disclosed, but Stuart Tochner, outside counsel for Occidental, told the Los Angeles Daily News that the settlement was for a nominal sum, and that Occidental admitted no wrongdoing.

Calif. governor signs law opening discussion of administrator salaries

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) signed into lawFriday a bill designed to open to public scrutiny the way state universities setcompensation packages for their top officials.The Higher EducationGovernance Accountability Act, introduced by Senator Leland Yee (D-SanFrancisco/San Mateo), will require executive payment packages at the CaliforniaState University system and the University of California system to be voted onin an open session by their respective boards of regents.