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November 23, 2014 at 11:50 AM

University of Puget Sound student earns Rhodes scholarship

The Associated Press TACOMA — A University of Puget Sound student has been selected for a prestigious Rhodes scholarship. The Rhodes Trust announced Sunday that William J. Rathje of Lake Oswego, Ore. was among 32 Americans selected for the scholarship. Rathje is a senior at the Tacoma university studying computer science and English literature. He co-founded a literary magazine…


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October 17, 2013 at 2:20 PM

Four private colleges in state make Kiplinger’s list of best values

Four Washington private schools have landed on Kiplinger’s list of best values in private colleges. The personal finance magazine released the list on its website this week, and the list will also appear in the magazine’s December edition. Among the nation’s private universities, Gonzaga University and Whitworth University, both in Spokane, ranked 34th and 44th, respectively….


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August 28, 2012 at 3:00 PM

University of Puget Sound makes select list of liberal arts colleges

Tacoma’s University of Puget Sound, a private liberal arts college, has made a prestigious college rankings list in a new edition of the book “Colleges that Change Lives.” It’s the first time that UPS has appeared on the list, which recognizes 40 colleges with low student-to-faculty ratios that focus on the liberal arts and sciences, and…


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April 25, 2012 at 6:50 PM

No injuries in shooting at University of Puget Sound

The News Tribune A suspected car prowler fired a shot at two University of Puget Sound campus security officers Wednesday. University spokeswoman Shirley Skeel said no one was shot in the incident, which happened about 5:14 p.m. near the campus in Tacoma’s North End. She said there was a report of a man in a parking lot behind…


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December 5, 2011 at 9:48 AM

Private college presidents paid well

The president of one of the state’s small private colleges had the highest annual compensation package in 2009, and the president of the state’s largest private college had one of the smallest packages, according to an annual report released today by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Chronicle’s report shows that Ronald Thomas, president of the…


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