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June 6, 2005
Some scholars want to create new academic programs to focus on study of extremist groups.

June 6, 2005
Summers critic who once challenged Harvard on sex bias named graduate dean; alumni want president to stay.

June 6, 2005
A sociologist sues Georgetown College, charging that his wardrobe led to his non-renewal.

June 6, 2005
18 months after last search blew up, university selects MIT provost as new leader.

June 3, 2005
Some trustees at U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggest affirmative action for male applicants.

June 3, 2005
Annual study finds progress for women but declines for minorities in college athletics hiring.

June 3, 2005
Some multiracial students say they feel pressure to choose a single racial identity.

June 3, 2005
For 2d time in a month, a state court undercuts religious college's move toward more independence.

June 3, 2005
Supporters of two clerics at Saint Louis University say they were forced to resign because they were too loyal to students.

June 2, 2005
The chancellor of the University of Wisconsin at Stout, Charles Sorensen, has reversed an earlier decision and said that he would welcome at Reserve Officers Training Corps unit on the campus. Sorensen earlier said that such a unit would violate the university's policies barring discrimination against gay people, but he reversed himself amid concern that barring ROTC violates federal laws and offends many state officials. Kevin P.

June 2, 2005
Professors say search committees too frequently doom minority candidates.

June 2, 2005
The U.S. Education Department released its annual potpourri of statistical data about the state of American education.

June 2, 2005
A president challenges the late-night comedian to a motorcycle ride -- and a talk about education.

June 2, 2005
Freshmen and sophomores who work with professors are more likely to get degrees and go to graduate school, U. of Michigan studies show.

June 2, 2005
New data document dramatic drop -- especially at public institutions -- in percentage of colleges that consider minority status in admissions.

June 1, 2005
Full-time professors at Davenport University vote unanimously to end collective bargaining.

June 1, 2005
Interest rates on federally backed student loans will rise by nearly 1.93 percentage points as of July 1, the U.S. Education Department announced Tuesday.

June 1, 2005
A new study shows the extent to which undergraduates are less likely to have any single institution that is alma mater.

June 1, 2005
Saint Anselm fires a male employee who became a woman, prompting a lawsuit charging gender bias by the religious institution.

June 1, 2005
Through eArmyU, the Army's online education program for soldiers, some 55,000 soldiers stationed in the Middle East are able to further their educations. Soldiers in Tikrit, Iraq didn't have that option, however, as the area -- known for its roadside bombings and other attacks -- was deemed too dangerous for the non-combat personnel who make eArmyU work on the ground. But now class is in session for about 100 Army National Guardsmen stationed at Forward Operating Base Speicher, in Tikrit.

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