There's a bit of lemons and lemonade here, but it's interesting that Internet filters were also blamed for the Arcadia/Beaver change. I thought that change was done because 1) they were no longer in Beaver, PA; 2) wanted to upgrade the image and tuition levels of the institution; and 3) didn't want to outrage alumni.
updated 1/27/2010]: And an aside: I worked for a few years as a serials clerk and became aware of how much serials librarians dislike such name changes. For many years, ALA's Serials Librarians section would give awards for gratuitous name changes for periodicals. Librarian and bibliographical groups would get the "Snake in the Grass" award. It helped deal with such titles as "LES Nouvelles" which was also "LES News" and "LES Newsletter." What was LES? The Licensing Executive Society.