Mar 05, 2021
Citing budget issues, John Carroll University fundamentally alters tenure -- to the point that professors say it and academic freedom no longer exist.


March 3, 2009
As White House defends itself against cries of hypocrisy, colleges prepare to benefit from hundreds of millions in earmarked projects from lawmakers.
February 26, 2009
WASHINGTON -- Is it feasible for every American to have at least one year of postsecondary education or training? What would have to happen to make that possible? Would federal financial aid and other policies need to change? Would the distribution of students among different kinds of colleges have to change?
February 24, 2009
Rather than fight with the ex-president, Congressional Democrats put off 2009 budget to this year. House spending plan shows why, promising new funds for education and other social programs.
February 12, 2009
Separate pool of money for college renovations seemingly dropped in final version, but state education aid would grow to $54 billion and some could be used for buildings.
February 6, 2009
New U.S. data show agencies' spending on R&D declined in 2008 and that funds for basic studies have fallen by average of nearly 2 percent a year since 2004.
January 29, 2009
As House passes stimulus bill, experts on college access and affordability question recent policy approaches that economic package would reinforce.
January 28, 2009
Spending panel proposes $1 billion increase for NIH but would keep maximum Pell Grant at $4,050.
January 26, 2009
As Senate and President Obama offer details on their packages, Republicans question whether spending on education and aid to states will stimulate economy.
January 16, 2009
House economic stimulus package would provide as much as $20 billion for students, $8 billion for scientific research, $9 billion for academic facilities, and $39 billion for states to soften blow of education budget cuts.
January 2, 2009
Wrapped in high-minded rhetoric, public colleges' plea for federal stimulus funds is purely pork barrel politics, argues Jane S. Shaw.


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