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January 16, 2006
The strange story of Jacques Pluss just got stranger.

January 16, 2006
Indiana U. president, under fire from faculty, will leave in 2 years -- and issues restructuring plan that wins praise from his Bloomington critics.

January 13, 2006
Anton Armstrong, director of the St. Olaf College Choir, has been named the 2006 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching -- considered the most lucrative prize for college teaching. Armstrong will receive $200,000 and St. Olaf's music department will receive $25,000. The award is sponsored by Baylor University.The U.S.

January 13, 2006
U. of Richmond leader announces plans to resign amid continued criticism of his comments and agenda.

January 13, 2006
A government sponsored committee discusses biological studies after  9/11.

January 13, 2006
Dispute over collective bargaining for part-time faculty members appears likely to head to court.

January 13, 2006
University says rules were misunderstood, but that underlying philosophy will remain in place.

January 13, 2006
Senate scrutiny of Alito's ties to reactionary alumni group provokes reflection on Princeton's past and present.

January 12, 2006
A study being released today by Commonfund finds that college endowments experienced endowment returns of 9.7 percent last year, USA Today  reported. As is typically the case, colleges with larger endowments saw better returns. The Commonfund survey does not release information on the endowments size of of institutions, by name.

January 12, 2006
DNA patents encourage academic research, and often do not restrict information, study finds.

January 12, 2006
A new mystery, "The Missing Professor," aims to promote faculty development.

January 12, 2006
Wheaton of Illinois faces scrutiny for firing professor who became Catholic; Oklahoma Christian U. may fire those who divorce.

January 12, 2006
Momentum to enact key legislation may be undercut by budget measure and political climate on Capitol Hill.

January 11, 2006
Texas oilman donates $165 million for athletics facilities -- the biggest gift in college sports history.

January 11, 2006
A Sikh student should be allowed to wear an ornamental knife, a judge ruled.

January 11, 2006
Pacific Lutheran U. gets a leg up in international education, with students studying on every continent at the same time.

January 11, 2006
Conservative critic of academe admits he has no evidence for two stories he uses to allege professorial bias.

January 11, 2006
Some TIAA-CREF account holders have been unable to get access to their funds in recent months because of technology problems caused by platform upgrades, eWeek reported. According to the publication, thousands of TIAA-CREF plan participants experienced the problems.

January 10, 2006
Division III keeps out the redshirt; academic progress rates coming soon; presidential involvement in Division I; and more.

January 10, 2006
Supreme Court lets stand ruling favoring public university's policy on blocking unsolicited e-mail messages.

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