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May 12, 2005
2 community colleges eliminate their newspapers, and much is lost.

May 12, 2005
After long legislative fight, Arizona lawmakers turn back bid by community colleges to offer four-year degrees.

May 12, 2005
The College of the Holy Cross announced Wednesday that it would no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores. College officials said that they had already been placing more emphasis on other factors in admissions decisions, and that the requirement did not seem necessary.The Institute of International Education has launched a new online atlas that shows the enrollment patterns of students from all over the world.

May 11, 2005
The "preoccupation with money" is eroding the values of higher education, argues a new book: Saving Higher Education in the Age of Money, published in April by the University of Virginia Press. The authors -- James Engell and Anthony Dangerfield -- question the endowment obsession of presidents, the rating obsession of admissions officers, and the career obsession of students.

May 11, 2005
A new report says that the United States needs to change numerous policies on visas and security clearances.

May 11, 2005
No one at Southern Methodist University knew -- for sure -- who The Phantom Professor was. The professor's blog, like those of many untenured academics, was anonymous and the university was never named.

May 11, 2005
NCAA finds that Nicholls State coaches and advisers helped 29 athletes cheat their way through online courses from Brigham Young.

May 11, 2005
Boston College says it wants to have gay students and professors, but won't ban discrimination against them.

May 10, 2005
Career Education Corp.,  a for-profit higher education company facing numerous accusations of wrongdoing, issued a statement Monday in which it summarized the results of its investigations of the allegations.

May 10, 2005
Wayne State professors attack plan to break up college focused on disadvantaged and minority students.

May 10, 2005
Amid a controversial trustee election, the college clarifies its rules and wins praise from one-time critics.

May 10, 2005
Standard & Poor's predicts 2005 returns will be positive but lower than in 2004.

May 9, 2005
The university's Senate rejects a proposal urging an end to the three-decade boycott of military reserve program for students.

May 9, 2005
Next chancellor of Los Angeles Community College District has a growth agenda.

May 9, 2005
Case Western officials say this fall's freshman class is 61 percent larger than last fall's -- an unexpected but welcome boost to a growth plan.

May 9, 2005
The College of William & Mary has apologized for and rescinded the dismissal of one dormitory housekeeper and the placement on probation of another, reported the Hampton Roads Daily Press. The housekeepers were punished for talking to reporters about the recent suicides of two students. Their supervisor said that they were not allowed to talk to reporters, but Timothy J.

May 9, 2005
Educause's annual survey of chief information officers finds finance remains the big worry.

May 6, 2005
Colleges and states have made it easier to transfer academic credit from one college to another, House panel is told.

May 6, 2005
The average salary for a full-time faculty member at a community college is just over $52,134 this academic year, up from $50,998 a year ago.

May 6, 2005
A new for-profit player -- Whitney International U. -- has ambitions to operate all over the world, and to offer teacher education in the U.S.

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