Private Giving Hits Record Total

Contributions to colleges rose by 4.9 percent in 2005, a second straight increase.

High Level Harassment?

Lawsuit says president of Truckee Meadows Community College retaliated against colleague who refused to join him in a hot tub.

A Venturesome Community College

IRS ruling that 2-year institution can give seed money to startups could encourage more campus business incubators.

Ommmm U.

A university focused on meditation is coming to the nation's highly stressed capital.

A Meeting of Humanistic Minds

Session on state of the humanities emphasizes solutions and humor over hand wringing.

Show Us the Money

When it comes to endowments, most colleges don't tell students and alumni how they spend funds, survey finds.

Billions to Spare

Harvard alumni preparing for 25th reunion decide alma mater's endowment doesn't need support, but African students do.

Shilling for Dictators?

Noted expert on Eurasia, accused of being apologist for tyrants, sees McCarthy-like attack on his views.

A Withdrawn Gift Rankles at Harvard

University officials question Oracle chief's decision to abandon $115 million pledge and blame on Summers's departure.

Building Up College Towns

Universities with varying budgets look to mixed-use developments off campus to attract students and professors. 


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