The University of Minnesota resists playing in a cultural tug of war -- yet is squarely stuck in the middle.
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February 9, 2007
February 8, 2007
Study finds that minority sociologists disproportionately drop out of academe at the Ph.D. level and again during tenure process.
February 7, 2007
Number of test takers and high scorers rise, though gaps in performance among racial groups still vexing.
February 6, 2007
When a man started appearing as a woman, a religious college asserted its right to dismiss.
February 5, 2007
Vatican official urges U.S. institutions to help peers around the world deal with rapid changes in higher education.
February 2, 2007
Researchers say California policies on community colleges, with focus on access, have inadvertently built barriers to degree completion.
February 1, 2007
Religious colleges use assessment to measure spiritual growth -- for accountability, accreditation and their own advancement.
January 30, 2007
Ugly incident at college known for Quaker values leaves students and educators considering role of a tolerant faith in American academe.
January 29, 2007
California has had anything but a proud history when it comes to monitoring its for-profit institutions. After all, this is a state that in the 1980s gained a suspect reputation as the “diploma mill capital of the world,” as a 2005 independent monitoring report points out.
January 25, 2007
U. of Texas at El Paso's unique M.F.A. program expands into the online sector.