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January 23, 2006
Tiny Shimer College plans to pick up and move to the Chicago campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology.

January 23, 2006
Princeton University on Saturday announced a gift of $101 million to support the arts. Peter B. Lewis, a Princeton trustee and a major arts philanthropist, is making the donation. Also Saturday, Princeton released a report on how the university can enhance the arts with the gift and through other efforts.

January 23, 2006
Endowments saw average return of 9.3 percent in fiscal 2005 -- with greatest gains going to institutions that were already wealthy.

January 20, 2006
Association's new measure makes athletes' graduation rates rise at virtually all Division I institutions.

January 20, 2006
Colleges, especially private institutions, are giving more aid to wealthy students, according to an analysis published on the Education Sector Web site.

January 20, 2006
A month after a literacy study embarrassed many colleges, new research points to problems with computation.

January 20, 2006
Women's studies scholar and former sociology professor charged with prostitution.

January 20, 2006
Northwestern considers making student evaluations of professors public -- and not everyone wants that much visibility.

January 20, 2006
Articles in neoconservative paper about a Palestinian scholar prompt Zionist group to seek boycott of Brandeis.

January 19, 2006
Stanford University announced Wednesday that it has raised more than $1.1 billion in a five-year fund-raising campaign to support undergraduate education. While several universities have completed campaigns that raised more than $2 billion, the norm for billion-dollar campaigns is that they are conducted by research universities and that much of the big money ends up supporting professional schools and research.

January 19, 2006
Institutions are open once again -- some in better shape than others both on physical plants and admissions prospects.

January 19, 2006
At most colleges, faculty with extra duties get reduced teaching loads. Duke professors asked for -- and are getting -- new options.

January 19, 2006
Collective bargaining at Syracuse U. represents a growing movement, say organizers.

January 19, 2006
Judges order college to reinstate student who was kicked out after he wrote paper endorsing corporal punishment.

January 19, 2006
At the start of each academic quarter, Edward sits down with professors in his courses at Spokane Community College and lays out the unpleasant facts: He spent two and a half years in jail for molesting boys, he's in recovery, and he's getting a higher education to try to piece his life back together.

January 18, 2006
Governor’s proposed changes in N.Y. aid program aim at for-profit abuses, but may harm low-income students, critics say.

January 18, 2006
Some NYU graduate students return to the picket lines for a second semester -- but others return to teaching.

January 18, 2006
It's not often that the federal government (or company or university or other large organization, for that matter) says openly: Never mind. We were wrong.

January 18, 2006
Ignoring faculty objections, group at UCLA offers students money to tape professors and pass along course materials.

January 18, 2006
California's public universities need to do more to help community college students transfer, said a report issued Tuesday by the state Legislative Analyst's Office.

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