The Monday Catchup

Hoffman passed away on Sunday. He was 46.

Hoffman passed away on Sunday. He was 46.

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The Lead Story: The Wall Street Journal first reported the death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman on Sunday afternoon. Hoffman, 46, was found dead in his New York City apartment of an apparent heroin overdose. The actor starred in films such as “Capote” and “The Big Lebowski” and appeared in NYC theater, namely “Death of a Salesman” in 2012.

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With Obama’s Invitation, President Decatur Commits Kenyon to Low-Income Affordability

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Today Present Sean Decatur was one of  140 college presidents, business leaders and non-profit executives to meet with President Obama with the goal of increasing college affordability for low-income students. At the summit, the White House released a list of new commitments Kenyon and others agreed to make. Continue reading