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April 22, 2005
Trinity International University, in the Chicago suburbs, evacuated its minority students from campus Thursday, after three students received threatening letters, local television stations reported. According to the reports, the FBI has joined local authorities in investigating.Drexel University has announced plans to create a new law school.

April 22, 2005
Unprepared for shift to Division I, SUNY Stony Brook broke many rules, NCAA finds.

April 22, 2005
A poll of non-union faculty members suggests potential to expand collective bargaining at colleges and challenges facing organizing drives.

April 21, 2005
Hundreds of students in California's three public higher education systems walked out of classes Wednesday to call for the state to provide more money for their institutions, according to local press reports. The University of Georgia's messy, on-again, off-again battle with its own foundation is on again.

April 21, 2005
For the last three years, Thomas A. Hamilton has increasingly become a minority of one on the seven-member Board of Trustees of  St. Clair County Community College, regularly challenging policies adopted by the two-year institution's president and questioning whether the board is fulfilling its obligations to oversee and assess her performance.

April 21, 2005
The U. of Texas thought it was just updating its policies on faculty responsibilities. But in the age of David Horowitz, things aren't so simple.

April 21, 2005
Middlebury College, a liberal arts institution in Vermont, is negotiating to take over a graduate school in California.

April 20, 2005
Undergraduates are politically engaged, but don't fit neatly into party or ideological categories, according to a new national poll from Harvard University's Institute of Politics. The poll found that student opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq is growing -- as is general opposition to U.S.

April 20, 2005
At a Congressional hearing, debate about whether federal aid drives tuition higher, and warnings for colleges.

April 20, 2005
Harvard releases text of speech last year on American Indian issues amid criticism from some who heard it.

April 20, 2005
Presidents say longstanding classroom practices may need to change if colleges are to succeed in educating more minority students.

April 20, 2005
Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who became Pope Benedict XVI Tuesday, has a history of clashes with Catholic colleges and theologians.

April 19, 2005
The number of Ohio legislators who do not have a college degree has risen to 31 today from 5 in the late 1990s, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. The article quotes some lawmakers and policy makers as saying they think that trend is at least partially responsible for Ohio's lukewarm financial support for higher education in recent years, but the degree-less legislators scoff at that argument.

April 19, 2005
An AAUP report shows how an award-winning professor and his department chair lost their jobs over online criticism of Cumberland College.

April 19, 2005
Graduate students have started their walkout at Columbia and Yale Universities.

April 19, 2005
One university's experiment involves English composition, better advising and living in a science-themed dorm.

April 19, 2005
By a substantial margin, graduate students at the University of Minnesota have voted down a plan to create a union of teaching and research assistants.Two-thirds of the 4,461 eligible graduate students at Minnesota's Twin Cities and Duluth campuses voted in the elections held last week. The union won the backing of 1,296 while 1,779 voted against it. State officials released the results Monday.

April 18, 2005
MIT grad students use computer program to generate substance-free paper -- with plenty of jargon and graphs -- and a conference accepts it.

April 18, 2005
Leaders of the AFT's college unions plan opposition to David Horowitz, cooperation with the NEA, and new organizing efforts.

April 18, 2005
Alcohol and smoking contributed to the fire that killed 3 Miami U. students, an investigation concludes.

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