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July 7, 2005
Two university systems agree to let Cal State offer its first independent doctorate, in educational administration.

July 6, 2005
The University of Oregon has agreed to pay $375,000 to settle a sex-discrimination suit brought by a former women's track coach, according to the Eugene Register-Guard. The former coach lost her job when the men's and women's track programs were merged, and sued for $1.1 million.

July 6, 2005
Financial aid administrators are urged to reach out to same-sex couples so that scholarship funds can be distributed fairly.

July 6, 2005
ETS moves ahead with new test to measure how well students can use technology for academic and professional purposes.

July 6, 2005
New standard is more permissive than recommendation made last year by special governance panel.

July 6, 2005
What's it like to have your projects singled out to lose money in a U.S. House vote? Two researchers explain what their work is really about.

July 5, 2005
Student at Victor Valley Community College says instructor penalized her for mentioning issues of faith in an assignment.

July 5, 2005
New research shows that a single, optimistic college adviser can propel legions of low-income high school students to higher education.

July 5, 2005
College cuts budget of center that invited Ward Churchill; controversial professor offends again -- this time with comments on "fragging."

July 5, 2005
George Washington U. contests results of part-timers' vote to unionize, provoking outcry from adjuncts.

July 5, 2005
North Carolina State U. found to have ignored repeated incidents involving a professor -- and to have promoted him.

July 1, 2005
At more institutions, admitted applicants face criminal background checks.

July 1, 2005
When Paul W. Barrows announced in November that he was stepping down from his administrative position at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, he cited "changing family circumstances" and said he would use his eligible leave time while preparing for a career change. The university press release included praise for Barrows for his work as vice chancellor for student affairs.John D. Wiley, the chancellor, praised Barrows for his "thoughtful leadership."

July 1, 2005
2-year colleges can go a few weeks without serious financial difficulties, officials say.

July 1, 2005
Larry Ellison, chief executive of Oracle Corp., plans to donate $115 million to Harvard University to create an institute to study the cost effectiveness of global health initiatives, the Wall Street Journal reported.

July 1, 2005
U.S. House rejects amendment that would have undermined year-old Treasury Department rules.

June 30, 2005
Large group of economics graduate students are under investigation at university known for its honor code.

June 30, 2005
Major faculty union objects to statement issued by college groups to respond to David Horowitz.

June 30, 2005
NEH would receive $143 million and NEA $131 million in 2006, up $5 million each.

June 30, 2005
Federal appeals court rules that Penn official can be sued for comments made during university's grievance process.

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