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September 13, 2005
Community college professors cite most concern, but they like their jobs the most, too, UCLA survey finds.

September 13, 2005
Black faculty members "continue to struggle for full inclusion in the academy," according to a new book, Exposing the "Culture of Arrogance" in the Academy: A Blueprint for Increasing Black Faculty Satisfaction in Higher Education (Stylus).

September 12, 2005
The Time magazine article that may have been the final straw in getting Michael Brown removed from directing federal efforts to help the recovery from Hurricane Katrina included an allegation that he misrepresented a faculty job. The article says that versions of Brown's résumé state that he won an award as an outstanding political science professor at Central State University, which has since become the University of Central Oklahoma.

September 12, 2005
Most of the action in American educational policy happens in the states. Their governments are primarily responsible for elementary and secondary education, and the vast majority of students in the United States attend public institutions that are also funded and governed primarily at the state level. So any efforts to improve the interaction between the public schools system and higher education, and to ease the transition of students from one to another to ensure their academic success, will live and die largely at the state level.

September 12, 2005
U. of Minnesota drops course in response to lawsuit, but says it will continue exploring the issues.

September 12, 2005
Hurricane Katrina gives new meaning to "visiting faculty," as professors fan across the nation in search of shelter and office space.

September 12, 2005
Study documents educational progress for children of immigrants, and gaps among immigrant groups.

September 12, 2005
Over the next decade, enrollment of women and full-time students is projected to outpace that of other groups.

September 9, 2005
A report from the Texas state auditor found that more than 60,000 students who were eligible for financial aid during the last academic year didn't get it. The report examines the impact of rising tuition rates at public universities.A nationwide survey of Americans with student loans found that increasing percentages of borrowers see their debt as a burden.

September 9, 2005
University of California opens a new campus, with ambitions for its students, its interdisciplinary approach and a region.

September 9, 2005
With legislative picture muddied by Katrina, Senate panel makes fast work of its version of key bill.

September 9, 2005
How Tulane and Dillard plan -- without access to their campuses this fall -- to fill their freshmen classes next year.

September 9, 2005
ACLU obtains documents showing that law enforcement groups monitored pro-affirmative action group at U. of Michigan.

September 8, 2005
Architecture professors at U. of Virginia charge that new campus buildings are boring, inefficient and insensitive.

September 8, 2005
Universities in Canada, Britain, Australia and Japan are seeking new sources of revenue, too, report finds.

September 8, 2005
Many students whose community colleges were shut by Katrina have no good options.

September 8, 2005
The U.S. Senate's education committee will convene today to take up its version of legislation to renew the Higher Education Act -- a bill that most college lobbyists prefer to the version passed in July by the parallel panel in the House of Representatives.

September 8, 2005
Albert Carnesale, chancellor of the University of California at Los Angeles, announced Wednesday that he would step down next year. Carnesale, chancellor at UCLA since 1997, was formerly provost at Harvard University.The Environmental Protection Agency proposed new rules Wednesday governing research with human subjects.

September 8, 2005
Committee studying misconduct allegations rejects another set of charges, but serious accusations remain.

September 7, 2005
A driven president pushes a community college to change radically to serve Latino students who are now its primary demographic.

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