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May 24, 2005
He charged that Buffalo faculty members retaliated against him for his discrimination claims.

May 23, 2005
DeVry University cut back faculty positions last week in a continuing effort to bolster profits amid decreasing enrollment. The for-profit institution said Wednesday that it had eliminated the jobs of 134 faculty members, both full-time and part-time. DeVry had already carried out two voluntary buyout programs earlier in the fiscal year. This most recent reduction, in which 29 faculty members voluntarily took a buyout, followed an evaluation of DeVry’s “campus-based instructional needs.”

May 23, 2005
Critics say UMass overlooked a strong internal candidate for Boston campus, in part, because he was black.

May 23, 2005
Professor and his supporters said the university was punishing him for criticizing a deal with a biotech company.

May 23, 2005
Three years after one of anthropology's biggest scandals appeared to have been resolved, debate about research on the Yanomami is back.

May 23, 2005
President Bush on Friday vowed to veto any legislation that loosens limits that he placed on federally supported research involving stem cells. In remarks to reporters, he said, "I made it very clear to the Congress that the use of federal money, taxpayers' money, to promote science which destroys life in order to save life is -- I'm against that.

May 23, 2005
Increase for need-based aid outpaces increase for merit aid, which has become very popular in state legislatures.

May 20, 2005
Legislature passes bill to provide huge increase in holdings of university system.

May 20, 2005
New social networking sites for students cut to the chase of what they are after (hint: it's not study groups).

May 20, 2005
Scholars and archivists are making progress in sustaining a small but crucial program the Bush administration seeks to eliminate.

May 20, 2005
At a Senate session on preparing workers, college and company leaders weigh a stronger federal role in higher education.

May 20, 2005
DeVry, Inc. announced Thursday that it had eliminated the jobs of 134 faculty members -- a mix of full-time and part-time positions -- following enrollment declines at DeVry campuses.

May 19, 2005
New data show that while the number of faculty jobs is rising, growth is greatest for part-time positions and at for-profit colleges.

May 19, 2005
Trustee chair says board will discuss return of military unit despite Senate’s rejection of the idea.

May 19, 2005
A new report criticizes the U. of California for not hiring enough women -- and suggests that more hires be assistant professors.

May 19, 2005
Several community colleges are investigating how phony documents were obtained and submitted.

May 19, 2005
Perhaps only in the superheated atmosphere of the current conflict over the U.S. Senate's confirmation of judges could a hearing about illegal bombings and arson by animal rights groups turn into a partisan affair.

May 19, 2005
A coalition of 40 academic and scientific groups released recommendations Wednesday on how to improve the process for issuing visas to foreign students and scholars. The statement, which was coordinated by the Association of American Universities and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, noted that there have been improvements in the visa system in the year since the groups last released recommendations.

May 18, 2005
Degree-granting American campuses in Qatar reflect shift in role colleges play globally -- and efforts in China may be about to take off.

May 18, 2005
A Yale professor's supporters say he's being dumped for being an anarchist and backing graduate student unionization.

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