James Madison athletes, blaming federal sex bias law for planned demise of 10 sports, call for changes in 'proportionality' provision .
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November 3, 2006
November 2, 2006
A symposium on student success kicked off Wednesday with a sobering message from the keynote speaker: “It’s clear that students in our universities are making progress, but only modest progress, ” said Derek C. Bok, interim president at Harvard University and the author of six books on higher education. “Our current practices are out of step with our values as faculty members,” Bok said. “We want to provide the best undergraduate educational experience possible and that is not what is happening.”
November 1, 2006
A partisan pollster said that young voters think Democrats can better confront the college affordability crunch.
October 31, 2006
Ahh, the golden days of yore: family dinners in front of the fireplace, unlocked front doors, children riding bikes trailed by streamers, softly squeezing their horns as the ice cream truck sings – and mumps and whooping cough and tuberculosis, oh my.
October 27, 2006
At colleges across the country, students will be dressing up and downing drinks this weekend, engaging in any number of tricks not for kids. Traditions, new and old, die hard on Halloween. One legendary party is being resurrected, another lives on, while others on campus use Halloween as an opportunity to do good -- and even, strange as it may seem, to address the country’s challenges in science education.
October 26, 2006
Changes in store for admissions test used by law schools.
October 25, 2006
Dell remains the computer of choice on campuses, but the "cooler" Apple is steadily gaining steam.
October 24, 2006
Faculty at a California community college picket over pay while administrators vow to keep classes going.
October 23, 2006
Pre-game, pre-party, pre-funk ... how to pre-vent? Call “pre-gaming” by any of its other names and it still translates the same for substance abuse specialists seeking strategies to control the ubiquitous “pre-party,” generally defined as a small group of students drinking together in a dorm room or other private space prior to an actual party or social event.
October 20, 2006
Move may reflect changes in for-profit higher education market and views about generating leads for students.