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January 12, 2005
The manager of Harvard's mammoth endowment, his millions in compensation under attack, heads for the private sector.

January 12, 2005
Colleges that allow high school GPAs to be adjusted for honors or AP courses may be unintentionally discriminating against low-income applicants.

January 11, 2005
The budget unveiled by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday pleased California's universities but left community colleges a little short.

January 11, 2005
An online database provides a glimpse into the discipline's future.

January 11, 2005
New data on doctorates awarded in 2003 are encouraging for efforts to diversify faculties. The number of black and Hispanic Ph.D.s are up, especially among black women, and the long-term gains are impressive.

January 10, 2005
Big news in the gaming world is that Sims is coming out with a "University" game.

January 10, 2005
2 papers dispute the conventional wisdom about a recent series of scandals involving historians.

January 10, 2005
Alumni and faculty members at Louisiana College are locked in a battle with trustees over the institution's future.

January 10, 2005
There's a surprising source for research on controversial topics in higher education: economists. In their journals and at their scholarly meetings, they are spending a lot of time analyzing issues that are important to many academics. The American Economic Association met this weekend in Philadelphia. Here are some of the findings of interest to academics who aren't economists:

January 9, 2005
Facing growing international criticism, a union will hold another vote

January 8, 2005
The flow of athletes -- especially male basketball players -- between community colleges and Division I sports programs has been a somewhat shadowy and underreported element of the sports landscape for two decades.

January 7, 2005
Yet another effort to change college sports -- this one led by faculty members -- got under way Thursday.

January 7, 2005
The latest Web sites to attack academics who criticize Israel focuses on academics in Israel.

January 7, 2005
The soon-to-be education secretary is hunting for talent.

January 7, 2005
Ten percent of graduate and professional students at Berkeley have contemplated suicide.

December 30, 2004
The MLA's Delegate Assembly endorsed two proposals to bolster, in small ways, the status of "contingent" instructors.

December 30, 2004
Six academic bloggers at the MLA gather to ponder the significance of their texts and their media.

December 29, 2004
When the liquor starts to flow, what do MLA attendees talk about?

December 28, 2004
The American system of awarding doctorates and producing professors is a mess. On that, the disparate voices on a high-powered MLA panel on reforming the Ph.D. agreed Monday night.

December 28, 2004
The Radical Caucus wants the MLA to do more to protect the labor rights of grad students and adjuncts.

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