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Apr 09, 2014
While dozens of liberal arts colleges are banking on plans to grow, a Vermont institution doesn't think that's realistic, and has developed a path to preserve itself by getting smaller.  

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February 16, 2006
NCAA considers a crackdown on high school diploma mills that help athletes get eligible.
February 10, 2006
Diploma mill operators often manage to stay one step ahead of the law, changing their location or how they operate whenever state or other authorities zero in for a crackdown. And the laws and other tools available to regulators, higher education officials, students and others to stop degree mill operators are few and flimsy. So occasionally they turn to alternative tactics to fight the degree mills and other companies that help them do business.
February 8, 2006
Many more students are enrolling in AP courses, but enrollments don't always translate into good scores.
February 7, 2006
Administration again goes after programs preparing low-income students for college -- leaving educators puzzled and angry.
February 7, 2006
Admissions officers, wary of those who pay for help on applications, consider new strategies.
February 3, 2006
Amid signs students are paying more attention to culture when picking a college, institutions respond with ambitious plans.
February 2, 2006
One university seeks to turn a big gift into an admissions advantage. The latest from David Galef's fevered imagination.
January 13, 2006
Senate scrutiny of Alito's ties to reactionary alumni group provokes reflection on Princeton's past and present.
January 13, 2006
U. of Richmond leader announces plans to resign amid continued criticism of his comments and agenda.
January 5, 2006
Over the past decade and a half, the number and proportion of college students opting not to reveal their race when asked have shot up, to 5.9 percent of all students in 2001 from 3.2 percent a decade earlier. The increases have raised two major questions: Who are these students, and why are they declining to identify themselves? The answers have implications for college officials and policy makers on a wide range of issues, including affirmative action and student life.

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