Ousted president of New College of California admits special treatment for student who promised a $1 million gift. Were grades bought?
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August 6, 2007
August 2, 2007
California attorney general heralds Corinthian Colleges' $6.5 million settlement over company's practices, but consumer advocates criticize it.
August 1, 2007
Supporters of New College of California say a complete change in administration could save it.
July 31, 2007
City College of San Francisco's proposal to build a 244-foot-tall building engages immigrant community while enraging those who say it will loom over historic districts.
July 30, 2007
A recent veto in Texas shakes up the community colleges, and sheds light on how the traditional funding formulas are increasingly unraveling.
July 26, 2007
New study cites "decline of peer review" as primary factor for decreased representation of top economics departments in major journals.
July 26, 2007
It wasn’t long ago at all that City College of San Francisco -- which, with 1,380 international students, ranks eighth among community colleges nationally for international enrollment -- didn’t do much in the way of active recruitment abroad.
July 25, 2007
As interest in interdisciplinary research continues to increase, colleges still don’t have answers to critical questions about the best ways to support and encourage collaboration across the disciplines. How can a department fairly evaluate interdisciplinary research in promotion and tenure decisions, for example? How can an institution raise money for interdisciplinary endeavors within a system designed to fund raise for individual schools and colleges?
July 20, 2007
When a California bureau charged with regulating the state’s for-profit institutions closed down July 1, the concept of “state approval” became theoretical, if only for a short time.
July 19, 2007
Advocates hope that measure to help undocumented students, cast aside when immigration bill died, may have another path to passage.