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May 9, 2005
Educause's annual survey of chief information officers finds finance remains the big worry.

May 9, 2005
The university's Senate rejects a proposal urging an end to the three-decade boycott of military reserve program for students.

May 6, 2005
Colleges and states have made it easier to transfer academic credit from one college to another, House panel is told.

May 6, 2005
The average salary for a full-time faculty member at a community college is just over $52,134 this academic year, up from $50,998 a year ago.

May 6, 2005
A new for-profit player -- Whitney International U. -- has ambitions to operate all over the world, and to offer teacher education in the U.S.

May 6, 2005
An independent review says the company showed no 'bad faith' but recommends sweeping governance changes.

May 6, 2005
Darroch (Rocky) Young was named Wednesday as the next chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District, a nine-campus system, the Los Angeles Daily News reported. Young, vice chancellor of the system, was previously the president of the system's Pierce College.Voters in Southwestern Michigan College's district on Tuesday rejected a tax increase that would have increased support for the two-year institution, The Kalamazoo Gazette

May 5, 2005
The soft drink maker -- and campuses that do business with it -- are the latest targets in the student 'corporate responsibility' movement.

May 5, 2005
Appeals court says university must pay -- if it wants to change controversial name of a dormitory.

May 5, 2005
Administrators agree to clarify a policy on intellectual property -- and faculty critics are pleased.

May 5, 2005
Asked to predict which institution would join Southern Methodist University in the pantheon of worst rules violators in the history of college sports -- becoming only the second recipient of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's so-called death penalty -- most observers would have guessed highly visible repeat wrongdoers like Auburn University or the University of Kentucky.

May 5, 2005
Elaine Showalter opens her new book on the academic novel by noting the theory that the novel generally took off because people wanted to read about people like themselves. So it's not surprising that Showalter, an emeritus professor of English at Princeton University, would consider the academic novel her favorite literary genre.

May 5, 2005
Master’s degree programs in history play a role far more influential than would be indicated by the number of students enrolled. Because those students go on to either earn Ph.D.’s, teach in community colleges, teach in high schools or work in "public history," these programs have a broad impact on what millions of Americans will be taught about history.

May 4, 2005
A record 19 women are among those selected to become members of the National Academy of Sciences. The academy announced 72 new members Tuesday.The American Association of University Professors on Tuesday joined the groups of academics condemning resolutions in which the British Association of University Teachers urged the boycott of two Israeli universities.

May 4, 2005
Drive for independence could hurt the creditworthiness of lower-tier state institutions, Standard & Poor's warns.

May 4, 2005
NCAA survey finds colleges putting more institutional dollars in play to offset athletics deficits.

May 4, 2005
The new writing tests on the SAT and ACT are educationally unsound, according to the National Council of Teachers of English.

May 4, 2005
Studies are released on students who borrow and then drop out, and on the role of private scholarships.

May 3, 2005
Robert C. Andringa -- an influential figure in Washington higher ed circles -- announced plans to retire.

May 3, 2005
Denied tenure, a well liked faculty member suffers a breakdown -- in public. Are there lessons for academe?

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