Notes in the Margins: Libya, remedial students and a homework ban

Harvard to let ROTC back on campus Harvard University is welcoming the Reserve Officer Training Corps program back to campus this week, 41 years after banishing it amid dissent over the Vietnam War. (USA Today)

Cornell To Consider Banning Homework Over Breaks The proposed ban would only apply to “last-minute” assignments, say, something assigned the Thursday or Friday before a recess and due shortly after. (Cornell Daily Sun via The Huffington Post)

CUNY Adjusts Amid Tide of Remedial Students Growing remedial efforts are fueling concern that community colleges are being diverted from their primary mission. (The New York Times)

Protests Swell At UC Berkeley Baton-wielding riot police at the University of California, Berkeley faced off Thursday evening with a growing number of demonstrators angry over state education cuts. (The Associated Press via The Huffington Post)

Amid Scandal on Libya, Director of London School of Economics Quits Howard Davies has resigned as director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, amid a growing scandal over the school’s ties to Libya, (Inside Higher Ed)