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August 1, 2005
A discipline asks why progress in awarding Ph.D.'s to women has not led to progress in hiring them.

July 29, 2005
Rice U.'s Connexions, which lets professors from any campus share materials, tries to challenge traditional peer review and publishing.

July 29, 2005
State blocks Denver educators from using high school funds to pay for tuition at a community college.

July 29, 2005
Conrad K. Harper, one of the seven members of the Harvard Corporation, has quit, the university announced Thursday. Harper, the only black member of the university's most powerful board, told reporters that he could no longer support the leadership of President Lawrence H. Summers, but he declined to go into details.

July 29, 2005
New survey suggests that prospective students rely on the Web but still want printed materials and even human interaction.

July 29, 2005
31% of youth with disabilities attend college in the first two years after high school, Education Department finds.

July 29, 2005
More than half of growth in academic research facilities is in biological or medical fields, according to the NSF.

July 28, 2005
Jefferson Community and Technical College, in Kentucky, has developed an associate in applied science degree in biomedical technology. Fontbonne University, in St. Louis, has started a new bachelor of arts in contemporary studies, which addresses ethics, values, cultures and public responsibility in contemporary issues, and a B.A.

July 28, 2005
The United States should double the number of college students graduating with degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees by 2015 to avoid losing its edge in the global economic competition, the Business Roundtable said in a report Wednesday.

July 28, 2005
Some researchers organize boycott of Society for Neuroscience meeting because of invitation to religious leader.

July 28, 2005
A group that favors church-state separation challenges U. of Minnesota program on role of religion in healing.

July 28, 2005
Country's higher education minister welcomes partnerships with American colleges -- but only on certain terms.

July 27, 2005
Administrators are urged to pay more attention to differentials in expenses of various departments.

July 27, 2005
Faculty recruits at Marshall U. are getting salaries that are significantly higher than experienced professors. Guess who isn't happy.

July 27, 2005
Foundation selects University of Chicago's Don Randel to succeed William Bowen as its president.

July 26, 2005
Colleges take environmental issues seriously when they think doing so will save money, study suggests.

July 26, 2005
The University of Washington is about to gain the distinction of having the only Ph.D.-awarding program in women's studies to be led by a man.

July 26, 2005
California State campuses attack alcohol abuse with a mix of peer education and stricter enforcement.

July 26, 2005
Study finds National Science Foundation programs have made a difference, but urges focus on community colleges.

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