Wisconsin-Madison criticized for using financial aid data for political purposes -- but officials say concerns only distract attention from a big budget impasse.
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October 10, 2007
October 9, 2007
Where previously there were only anecdotes, new survey provides a clearer picture of the prevalence of practices that have fallen under scrutiny.
October 8, 2007
Three years after part-time professors won recognition for their union, they don't have a contract.
October 5, 2007
A "tentative" federal court order suggests that states can't favor one regional accreditor over another -- and could complicate the California for-profit college debate.
October 4, 2007
The Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Security Higher Education Advisory Board shines (a little) light on its efforts.
October 4, 2007
A new Army program under development would essentially offer college credit for on-the-job training soldiers receive. “If a guy did [information technology] in the army, wouldn’t it be nice if he could go to work with most of his degree done?” said Maj. Mark Van Hout, spokesman for the U.S. Army Accessions Command. “Or a medic? Wouldn’t it be nice if they could use their medic training toward a nurse’s degree, or a physician’s assistant degree?” “I’m not saying when that soldier gets out, they’d be a physician’s assistant, but that they’d get credit for that.”
October 3, 2007
At Virginia's Lord Fairfax Community College -- and 2-year colleges all over -- a newfound focus on alumni affairs and fund raising is changing the job description.
October 2, 2007
Demand for business education among Indian students is still growing, but U.S. share and historical advantage appear to be slipping.
October 1, 2007
Journalism adviser at Western Oregon University loses her job for how student newspaper staffers responded after finding file full of Social Security numbers -- on a public server.
September 28, 2007
Michigan’s colleges and universities, already down millions in deferred state payments, are facing an incredibly uncertain fiscal climate. As legislators in Lansing bicker over a $1.75 billion statewide deficit, the threat of a government shutdown starting on Monday looms.