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June 24, 2005

The Supreme Court allowed affirmative action, but new report blasts Education Department for discouraging it.

June 24, 2005

The "last bastion of prejudice in higher education," according to Cynthia Johnson, is the belief that developmentally disabled students don't have a place in colleges. These students, many of whom would have been called mentally retarded in an earlier era, have a range of skills. And while a growing number of colleges have created a few programs or certificates for such students, Johnson is running a program that is moving to another level.

June 24, 2005

Southern accrediting group, after loss in court, reinstates the Florida college.

June 24, 2005

It seems morbidly appropriate, somehow, that a basketball scandal brought to light two years ago because one player killed another should result in the National Collegiate Athletic Association imposing a modified version of its rarely used "death penalty" on Baylor University Thursday.

June 23, 2005

Change magazine is changing hands. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching announced Wednesday that it would assume editorial control of the bimonthly higher education magazine, which is owned by Heldref Publications.

June 23, 2005

College groups issue statement on "academic rights and responsibilities" in the hope of quashing controversial legislation.

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