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May 2, 2005

Protesters have taken over the president's office at U. of Hawaii, objecting to plans for a new research deal with the Navy.

May 2, 2005

A new book urges colleges to give low-income students the same admissions edge they give to children of alumni.

April 29, 2005

Jonathan Bean is a popular professor at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale -- even though his libertarian politics don't always coincide with his students' views. A historian, he was just named Teacher of the Year in the College of Liberal Arts.

April 29, 2005

Chico State wants more students in classes on Fridays; Penn State cuts back on 8 a.m. courses.

April 29, 2005

Compromise adopted by Congress contains little of what colleges want.

April 29, 2005

The numbers are bleak and -- for anyone who cares about the vibrancy of the American economy or the importance of an educated citizenry -- deeply worrisome: the United States has fallen to 17th in the world in high school graduation rates and 7th in college-going rates, and is the only industrialized country whose rates are falling. And perhaps most troubling of all, the rates are lowest among those segments of the American populace that are growing the fastest.

April 29, 2005

Association leaders tell colleges to ignore Education Department policy on e-mail surveys of athletes' interest.

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