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April 6, 2005
Ward Churchill spoke at Eastern Washington University Tuesday, despite the opposition of administrators to his visit, The Seattle Times reported. The university had said that it was concerned about security, but Churchill called that issue "bogus."The woman who was killed boxing last weekend was a geography professor at Front Range Community College.

April 6, 2005
The college trustees' group hired an internal candidate as its new chief. Should colleges follow its lead?

April 5, 2005
Robert L. King, chancellor of the 64-campus State University of New York, plans to step down by June 1, The New York Times reported. King has been seen as on his way out for several months now, especially after apparently losing the support of Gov. George Pataki, who was once his ally.

April 5, 2005
Study finds big drop in number of low-scoring students admitted to U. of California, a year after a regent blasted the university.

April 5, 2005
A scholar analyzes the state of instruction in American history survey courses – and finds them heavily reliant on textbooks.

April 5, 2005
Supreme Court declines to hear case in which player challenged the league's "age" rule.

April 5, 2005
4 Va. institutions seek state immunity protection as estate of bankrupt bookstore chain seeks to recoup funds.

April 5, 2005
Chapel Hill starts to see success with its program to enroll those at the lowest income levels.

April 4, 2005
An adjunct says that sharing his master's thesis on pornography with his class left him without any more teaching assignments.

April 4, 2005
The Ford Foundation has announced a new program to promote "pluralism and academic freedom" in higher education.

April 4, 2005
With strike looming, university and teaching assistants compromise on pay, benefits and other issues.

April 4, 2005
Fairleigh Dickinson U. finds that Western Civilization was being taught by a leader of the National Socialist Movement. 

April 4, 2005
Salem International University, a private institution in West Virginia, is negotiating to be sold to an investment group.

April 4, 2005
A graduate student brings charges of bogus citations and plagiarism against a professor, and guess who loses her job?

April 1, 2005
A federal judge on Thursday threw out a lawsuit filed by two female students who accused the University of Colorado at Boulder of creating an environment that resulted in their being raped by football players, the Associated Press reported. The lawsuit played a significant role in bringing about the recruiting scandal that has engulfed the university and helped end the presidency of Elizabeth Hoffman.The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education voted 8 to 3 Thursday to reje

April 1, 2005
Study of salaries at four-year colleges finds raises in 2004-5 much better than last year's average of 2.1%.

April 1, 2005
The report on controversial Middle Eastern studies professors got some predictable, loud reactions and some less predictable, quiet reactions.

April 1, 2005
Private investments in higher education were up substantially in 2004.

April 1, 2005
A new nonprofit group works with colleges to make 'indestructible' students' take fire safety seriously.

March 31, 2005
Following several student suicides, New York University is shutting off balconies in some of its dormitories, to the dismay of students.

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