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Moody's report calls into question all traditional university revenue sources

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Every university funding source is under pressure, Moody’s asserts, meaning that all institutions -- even the elites -- need to rethink their business models.

Universities spend more on athletics per athlete than on academics per student, report finds

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Colleges spent much more on athletics per athlete than on academics per student between 2005 and 2010, new report finds, with growth in the former outpacing the latter.

AAUP calls for faculty participation in financial exigency declarations

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With more institutions citing budget woes as they eliminate academic programs, AAUP offers new recommendations for faculty involvement in such decisions and just what constitutes financial exigency.

WICHE report highlights decline in high school graduates and growing diversity

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Decrease in high school graduates and growth of minority groups will put increased pressure on states to rethink policies and institutions to improve recruitment, retention and outreach to new student populations, according to new report.

Preparing for an unusually severe flu season, colleges draw on lessons from H1N1 pandemic

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Trying to head off a likely epidemic flu season, college officials are breaking out prevention and treatment tactics developed in the wake of 2009's H1N1 pandemic.

Adjunct leaders consider strategies to force change

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Adjunct faculty make up most of the higher education work force, but their working conditions largely don't reflect their role. Is reform on a wide scale possible? What will it take?

Contract negotiations put Morgan State, University of Iowa presidents in tenuous positions

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Contractual changes have left two public university presidents in tenuous positions and highlight a growing fear of commitment among boards.

Carnegie Mellon wins more than $1 billion in patent case

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Jury awards record-setting payment after finding that Marvell infringed on the university's patents. Judge could triple the sum.

College presidents urge Obama to act on gun violence, pledge support

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Hundreds of college presidents sign open letters written by their colleagues, vowing to help Obama in curbing violence.

NYU vote of no confidence highlights divergent views of faculty role in governance

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Upcoming vote of no confidence in NYU president highlights a divide between how faculty members and administrators understand their roles in governance.

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