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March 12, 2007

Survey finds greater growth at public institutions and continued wide variations by discipline.

March 12, 2007

Institutions embrace name that dates to early days of engineering education, using it to designate hands-on, practical programs.

March 12, 2007

The Faculty Senate at Howard University has sent the institution's board a letter complaining about the management of H. Patrick Swygert, the president since 1995, The Washington Post reported. The letter said that the university is in poor shape because of "incompetence and dysfunction" and called for Swygert to be replaced.

March 9, 2007

A House of Representatives subcommittee lambasted college leaders Thursday for their perceived failure in stemming the illegal downloading of music and movies by students. Committee members, responding to complaints by the entertainment industry that campuses have been slow to restrict copyright infringement, pressed for answers and made vague threats about possible changes in intellectual property law that could result if higher education as a whole does not adopt a more aggressive approach.

March 9, 2007

Both houses of Congress gear up activity this week, aiming to pass sweeping college bill in 2007.

March 9, 2007

When the U.S. House of Representatives adopted new rules to restrict most lawmakers' lobbyist-financed travel, one group that lobbies was exempted: colleges and universities. USA Today reported that House leaders said that the exemption was needed so that members of Congress could deliver commencement addresses. But the newspaper also reported on some recent lawmaker travel not related to graduation ceremonies.

March 9, 2007

Federal judge bars U. of Wisconsin at Madison from applying its anti-discrimination policies to religious organizations.

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