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July 26, 2005
The University of Washington is about to gain the distinction of having the only Ph.D.-awarding program in women's studies to be led by a man.

July 25, 2005
Texas figures show that granting in-state tuition rates makes a big difference in enrollments -- especially at community colleges.

July 25, 2005
House Higher Ed Act legislation has something for everyone to like and dislike.

July 25, 2005
Kent State professors consider a strike over plan to change their health benefits.

July 25, 2005
Asked to rank the relative importance of saving for retirement or their children's college education, 46 percent rank them equally, but of the remainder, more put retirement in first place, according to a survey by Allstate discussed on the Motley Fool Web site (free registration required).

July 22, 2005
House panel votes to impose cuts on lenders but makes advocates for students unhappy, too.

July 22, 2005
To avoid conflicts of interest, Missouri board considers detour for state officials who seek university jobs.

July 22, 2005
A partnership announced Thursday will help students in the United States and Mexico. The Monterey Institute for Technology and Education, a nonprofit group that distributes Internet-based courses, will offer free online mathematics courses to Mexican high school and college students.

July 22, 2005
For most of American history, small colleges have been "the defining core of postsecondary opportunities" for students, writes Samuel Schuman in Old Main: Small Colleges in Twenty-First Century America, just published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

July 21, 2005
In wide-ranging session, House committee confronts Horowitz, Title IX and 'anti-American activity.'

July 21, 2005
Is a teacher getting canned for helping the student paper be a watchdog?

July 21, 2005
University is reassuring professors concerned about fundamentalism while also restating its religious mission.

July 21, 2005
Barton County Community College fired its president Tuesday after the Board of Trustees said it had lost confidence in his ability to lead the institution because of a controversy involving the two-year institution's basketball program, the Associated Press reports. Trustees said Veldon Law, Barton's president since 1996, should be held accountable for the actions of three basketball coaches who face federal fraud and embezzlement charges for

July 21, 2005
Expenditures on funds for research at universities topped $40 billion in 2003, double the level of 1993.

July 20, 2005
Boston University has fired a part-time journalism professor for describing one of his students as "incredibly hot" in a posting on a Web site, the Associated Press reported.

July 20, 2005
The president's pick for the Supreme Court spent years working as a lawyer for colleges and for the NCAA.

July 20, 2005
A third of Division I colleges vote to override plan to boost scholarship increases in four women's sports.

July 20, 2005
Agency finds Career Education campus violated law and restricts its ability to operate in the state.

July 20, 2005
3 freshmen went out for a drive. One ended up dead, another in jail. When he gets out, should his college welcome him back?

July 19, 2005
Plan to revamp undergraduate education by eliminating 3 separate colleges draws criticism from supporters of women's education.

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