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September 7, 2005
Business schools are engaged in a "dysfunctional competition" for better rankings from various newspapers and magazines, and should focus on improving their quality, not their rankings, according to a new report from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The report calls for media groups to change the way they rank business schools and for the schools to change the way they compete.

September 6, 2005
UC Irvine decision isn't about aesthetics -- building by the noted architect is falling apart.

September 6, 2005
NIH doubling effort drove increase; Hopkins leads top 20 again, NSF finds.

September 6, 2005
Indiana University suspended a long-term research project on smoking after officials found that some information about research subjects had been improperly disclosed, the Associated Press reported.Knoxville College has settled a lawsuit filed by faculty members who said that they were not being paid their salaries, The Knoxville News Sentinel reported.

September 6, 2005
Men are more likely than women to be authors of journal articles and influential textbooks in political science. Why?

September 6, 2005
And then there were 15.

September 6, 2005
Tulane and Loyola call off plans for the fall, colleges outside New Orleans set re-opening dates, and academic conferences relocate.

September 5, 2005
Our readers offer help and other thoughts to those affected by the hurricane.

September 2, 2005
The Fulbright Program has long been known as a tool to promote international understanding by sending American scholars abroad and bringing professors from all over the world to American campuses.

September 2, 2005
I. King Jordan announced Thursday that he would retire as president of Gallaudet University next year. Jordan -- the first deaf president of Gallaudet -- became its leader in 1988 after students organized the "Deaf President Now" movement to protest the selection of a hearing candidate for the job.

September 2, 2005
A decade out, 4 of 5 degree recipients say their undergraduate education prepared them for work, U.S. survey finds.

September 2, 2005
While some students from colleges in New Orleans enroll elsewhere, their institutions still hope that the semester will not be lost.

September 2, 2005
Otterbein College withdraws thousands of bogus credits awarded to hundreds of Florida teachers in scheme approved by associate dean.

September 2, 2005
Student sues 3 Web sites for allegedly infringing copyright and selling her essay without her consent.

September 1, 2005
Harding U. cancels invitation to conservative commentator after alumni call her un-Christian.

September 1, 2005
NLRB rejects Carroll's argument that collective bargaining for professors would hurt institution's religious identity.

September 1, 2005
More than 1,000 people rallied Wednesday to back graduate students at New York University who want to keep their union, and 78 were arrested in acts of civil disobedience, Crain's New York Business reported.

September 1, 2005
Education Department will ease financial aid for transferring students and waive rules, officials say.

August 31, 2005
Students at U. of Oklahoma discover that many pharmacy colleges care about what you wear.

August 31, 2005
Verbal figures are flat and gaps among racial and ethnic groups continue to grow.

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