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January 19, 2006
At most colleges, faculty with extra duties get reduced teaching loads. Duke professors asked for -- and are getting -- new options.

January 19, 2006
Collective bargaining at Syracuse U. represents a growing movement, say organizers.

January 19, 2006
Judges order college to reinstate student who was kicked out after he wrote paper endorsing corporal punishment.

January 19, 2006
At the start of each academic quarter, Edward sits down with professors in his courses at Spokane Community College and lays out the unpleasant facts: He spent two and a half years in jail for molesting boys, he's in recovery, and he's getting a higher education to try to piece his life back together.

January 19, 2006
Stanford University announced Wednesday that it has raised more than $1.1 billion in a five-year fund-raising campaign to support undergraduate education. While several universities have completed campaigns that raised more than $2 billion, the norm for billion-dollar campaigns is that they are conducted by research universities and that much of the big money ends up supporting professional schools and research.

January 18, 2006
Governor’s proposed changes in N.Y. aid program aim at for-profit abuses, but may harm low-income students, critics say.

January 18, 2006
Some NYU graduate students return to the picket lines for a second semester -- but others return to teaching.

January 18, 2006
It's not often that the federal government (or company or university or other large organization, for that matter) says openly: Never mind. We were wrong.

January 18, 2006
Ignoring faculty objections, group at UCLA offers students money to tape professors and pass along course materials.

January 18, 2006
California's public universities need to do more to help community college students transfer, said a report issued Tuesday by the state Legislative Analyst's Office.

January 17, 2006
The debates over women and science may have been particularly intense in the last year, but they are hardly new. When Mount Holyoke College was founded in 1837, its early leaders created a science curriculum that was simultaneously designed to be as rigorous as those offered for male students, but also to be different, given the college's mission.

January 17, 2006
New study suggests which state higher ed systems most effectively use their funds -- and which don't.

January 17, 2006
10 leading universities worldwide -- including Berkeley and Yale from U.S. -- create partnership designed to move beyond typical exchanges.

January 17, 2006
"Vagina Monologues," a campus event nationwide, prompts debate on inclusion when Michigan organizers try to cast only minority women.

January 17, 2006
A professor at Texas A&M University is being sued by a biotechnology company that claims he gave away trade secrets in a footnote of a paper he gave at a conference, violating the terms of an agreement the company had with the University of Connecticut, where the professor formerly worked, the Associated Press reported. Lawyers for Thomas K.

January 16, 2006
Congress slashes funds for programs aimed at training doctors in geriatrics and other fields and diversifying work force.

January 16, 2006
The Federal Bureau of Investigation's file on Edward Said, the late literary figure and Palestinian activist, is explored -- via a Freedom of Information Act request -- in an article published Friday in Counterpunch.  An investigative article in The Philadelphia Inquirer found that many colleges are incomplete or inaccurate in the crime reports that federal law requires them to maintain.The Supreme Judi

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 16, 2006
Fed up with RateMyProfessors.com? A new Web site offers you equal time.

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