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March 1, 2005

George Mason University is opening a degree granting college in the United Arab Emirates.

March 1, 2005

The NCAA unveils revamped system for measuring the academic progress of athletes, and 51% of colleges risk losing scholarships.

March 1, 2005

Programs to train the next generation of community college deans and presidents either don't exist or are too small, warns a report.

February 28, 2005

University of Colorado officials find themselves boxed in a corner as they try to figure out what to do about Ward Churchill.

February 28, 2005

Nearly two years after their last contract expired, thousands of graduate students in the State University of New York system have a tentative pact calling for raises, new benefits and major expansions of some existing benefits. The contract provides the teaching assistants for the first time with a grievance procedure for those who are dismissed, full coverage of "in network" hospitalization, a fund to offset the growing cost of technology fees, and extra pay for those who live in the New York City metropolitan area. Financially, the teaching assistants will receive:

February 25, 2005

With a $20 million gift, the University of Michigan creates a research center that may shift the field.

February 25, 2005

Today's students have different expectations and skills with regard to technology, and colleges sometimes fail to meet those expectations or understand what those skills mean, according to a new e-book. The e-book, the first published by Educause, is Educating the Net Generation. It is available free on the organization's Web site. Diana G. Oblinger, a vice president of Educause and co-editor of the book, answered some questions about its themes in an e-mail interview:

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