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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
DeVry, Inc. announced Thursday that it had eliminated the jobs of 134 faculty members -- a mix of full-time and part-time positions -- following enrollment declines at DeVry campuses.

May 20, 2005
Legislature passes bill to provide huge increase in holdings of university system.

May 20, 2005
New social networking sites for students cut to the chase of what they are after (hint: it's not study groups).

May 20, 2005
Scholars and archivists are making progress in sustaining a small but crucial program the Bush administration seeks to eliminate.

May 20, 2005
At a Senate session on preparing workers, college and company leaders weigh a stronger federal role in higher education.

May 19, 2005
Several community colleges are investigating how phony documents were obtained and submitted.

May 19, 2005
Perhaps only in the superheated atmosphere of the current conflict over the U.S. Senate's confirmation of judges could a hearing about illegal bombings and arson by animal rights groups turn into a partisan affair.

May 19, 2005
A coalition of 40 academic and scientific groups released recommendations Wednesday on how to improve the process for issuing visas to foreign students and scholars. The statement, which was coordinated by the Association of American Universities and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, noted that there have been improvements in the visa system in the year since the groups last released recommendations.

May 19, 2005
New data show that while the number of faculty jobs is rising, growth is greatest for part-time positions and at for-profit colleges.

May 19, 2005
Trustee chair says board will discuss return of military unit despite Senate’s rejection of the idea.

May 19, 2005
A new report criticizes the U. of California for not hiring enough women -- and suggests that more hires be assistant professors.

May 18, 2005
Grand Canyon University dismisses 17 professors -- including 5 with tenure -- drawing scrutiny from AAUP and an accreditor.

May 18, 2005
Three students at Minnesota State University at Mankato were killed Tuesday, and five other people were injured, when their van was in an accident while en route to Detroit, reported the Associated Press. The students were en route to a student competition of the Society of Automotive Engineers.Voters in Pinal County on Tuesday rejected a plan to issue bonds for construction at Central Arizona College.

May 18, 2005
Degree-granting American campuses in Qatar reflect shift in role colleges play globally -- and efforts in China may be about to take off.

May 18, 2005
A Yale professor's supporters say he's being dumped for being an anarchist and backing graduate student unionization.

May 18, 2005
Why are students more likely to thrive at -- and graduate from -- some colleges than others? That's the central question in Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter, just published by Jossey-Bass.

May 17, 2005
University pledges at least $50 million, creates new position and vows to consider numerous policy changes to aid female scientists.

May 17, 2005
The Education Department is giving student borrowers a new way to consolidate -- and to lock in lower interest rates.

May 17, 2005
Ward Churchill, the University of Colorado professor fighting to keep his job, on Monday gave a university panel a 50-page defense in response to allegations of plagiarism and other forms of misconduct, The Rocky Mountain News reported. As questions have been raised over Churchill's scholarship, he has denied wrongdoing, but has rarely provided a detailed defense.

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