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May 23, 2005

Increase for need-based aid outpaces increase for merit aid, which has become very popular in state legislatures.

May 23, 2005

DeVry University cut back faculty positions last week in a continuing effort to bolster profits amid decreasing enrollment. The for-profit institution said Wednesday that it had eliminated the jobs of 134 faculty members, both full-time and part-time. DeVry had already carried out two voluntary buyout programs earlier in the fiscal year. This most recent reduction, in which 29 faculty members voluntarily took a buyout, followed an evaluation of DeVry’s “campus-based instructional needs.”

May 23, 2005

Critics say UMass overlooked a strong internal candidate for Boston campus, in part, because he was black.

May 23, 2005

Professor and his supporters said the university was punishing him for criticizing a deal with a biotech company.

May 23, 2005

Three years after one of anthropology's biggest scandals appeared to have been resolved, debate about research on the Yanomami is back.

May 20, 2005

Legislature passes bill to provide huge increase in holdings of university system.


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