(Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute) The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors approved a new PCORI Funding Announcement (PFA) that makes up to $40 million available for comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) on treatment options for pediatric anxiety disorders.
A former New Jersey governor who is now chairman of the board at a major hospital recommended that the hospital hire a friend who was given a "no-show or low-show" … Click to Continue »
UNC BOG CONTEMPLATING FORMING A RIGHT-WING "CENTER" ON CHAPEL HILL CAMPUS: Members of the UNC Board of Governors are exploring the idea of establishing a conservative-leaning center at UNC-Chapel Hill that they say would foster debate and achieve more intellectual diversity. Show More Summary
The next step will be to run a season ticket drive, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said at the board of governors meeting.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league's board of governors has agreed to consider an expansion application from Seattle
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has made good on its promise to establish a code of conduct for members after expelling Harvey Weinstein in October. After a meeting of the board of governors on Tuesday night, the academy’s...Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said earlier today that it would tackle Hollywood’s widespread sexual harassment and abuse. It seems the group moved fast on that promise as the board of governors released an approvedShow More Summary
From charter schools to property taxes, six California gubernatorial candidates faced off on a range of topics Saturday before hundreds of school board members from throughout the state. The half-dozen candidates, topping public polls on who will replace termed-out Gov. Jerry Brown in 2018, closed...
I. BACKGROUND Luis Ortiz enrolled in the WBC Clean Boxing Program’s (“CBP”) out-of-competition anti-doping testing by virtue of being rated in the top 15 in the Heavyweight division of the WBC world ratings. On September 28, 2017, the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) reported to the WBC that Mr. Show More Summary
Apparently they're afraid of those notorious Liberal Cooties: At both the October committee meeting and November’s full board meeting, members discussed a perception that having the general administration staff in Chapel Hill confuses the UNC system and UNC-Chapel Hill. Show More Summary
POPE-FUNDED THINK TANK TAKES CREDIT FOR MANIPULATING UNC BOARD OF GOVERNORS: A conservative think tank in North Carolina is taking some credit for recent university policies enacted by the legislature and the UNC Board of Governors. In its Thanksgiving-themed fundraising letter, the James G. Show More Summary
Officials cleared the governor of wrongdoing but said that he and his reelection committee benefited from an invitation sent at a time when solicitations are prohibited.
(Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute) The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $57 million to fund 14 new comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) studies. The funds will support studies of a range of conditions and problems that impose high burdens on patients, caregivers and the healthcare system.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has removed a State Board of Education appointee the night before members are expected to discuss firing the state's top education official. The governor on Monday … Click to Continue »
From the Federal Reserve: Janet L. Yellen will step down as a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, effective upon the swearing in of her successor as ChairJanet L. Yellen submitted her resignation Monday as...Show More Summary
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she'll quit the Fed's board of governors when her term as chair ends in February.
It's officially the end of an era. Fed Chair Janet Yellen submitted her resignation from the board of governors on Monday, effective as soon as her successor, Jerome Powell, is sworn in early next year. Yellen was the first chair inShow More Summary
She will step down from its Board of Governors once her successor is sworn into the office, widening the scope for President Donald Trump to shape the U.S. central bank’s leadership for years to come.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will leave her seat on the central bank’s Board of Governors once Jerome Powell is confirmed and sworn in to replace her as head of the Fed, the central bank and Yellen announced on Monday. Yellen’s term as Fed chief ends in February, but she...
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will be stepping down from the central bank's powerful board of governors as soon as her prospective replacement, Fed Governor Jerome Powell, takes her role early next year, the Fed said on Monday. The...Show More Summary