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October 19, 2005
Education committee's bill to cut deficit and extend Higher Ed Act would provide extra $2.5 billion to new grant programs.

October 19, 2005
Six former members of a federal commission that studied Title IX have written to college administrators to urge them not to use a newly sanctioned approach for demonstrating compliance with the federal gender-equity law, USA Today reported.

October 19, 2005
Survey of higher ed technology leaders finds that protecting networks is their top issue -- and that lapses have been widespread.

October 19, 2005
Students are getting more financial aid this year, and they'e going to need it.

October 18, 2005
Georgetown College and the Kentucky Baptist Convention jointly announced a plan Monday under which the convention would give up its control over appointments of trustees and also phase out its financial support for the college, which is currently about $1.3 million annually.

October 18, 2005
Higher education company to pay state $725,000 for errors that led to financial aid overpayments.

October 18, 2005
At Rhode Island, students protest rules on off-campus conduct; at George Washington, students object to dorm searches.

October 18, 2005
Berkeley sued over Web site created by professors to help high school teachers.

October 18, 2005
A "fascinating" discussion ensues, but diverse viewpoints may make crafting cohesive national strategy a challenge.

October 18, 2005
Arizona State plans to do away with its “main” campus by giving each of its branches a unique identity.

October 17, 2005
A former trustee of financially troubled Compton Community College admitted in court Friday that he had diverted more than $1 million in public funds to himself and family members, The Los Angeles Times reported.

October 17, 2005
Rice contemplates minors that would expand offerings, and perhaps limit pressure on students to accumulate multiple majors.

October 17, 2005
Blue Mountain College announced last week that it would admit men to all of its programs, starting in January.The Mississippi college was founded in 1873 as a women's institution, but since 1956, it has admitted men as students if they are preparing for the ministry or are enrolled in non-degree programs. Blue Mountain is run by the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

October 17, 2005
President of Saint Louis U. used material for his opening homily from one last year by president of U. of San Francisco.

October 17, 2005
In buying WebCT, did course-management giant vanquish competition, or is open source the real competition?

October 14, 2005
An investigation by ABC News found that security is minimal at many nuclear reactors on college campuses. The report found guard booths that were not staffed and unlocked doors to key areas, among other security problems.

October 14, 2005
U.S. spends billions to educate growing number of students in technical fields, but problems remain, study finds.

October 14, 2005
In 1643, Harvard University received a gift of 100 pounds to support the education of a student who was "pious" but poor. And so American student aid was born well before the United States.

October 14, 2005
Regulations define who colleges and other federal contractors must count as a job "applicant."

October 14, 2005
California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo will start a new master of arts in history in the winter.

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