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May 31, 2006

Supreme Court ruling narrows free speech rights of public employees -- but avoids question about relevance to higher education.

May 31, 2006

Higher education officials from more than a dozen countries have crafted a set of principles designed to standardize what they call "the global phenomenon of college and university rankings." The "Berlin Principles," as the series of good practices are called, touch on the purposes and goals of such rankings,  the design and weighting of the measures used, collection and processing of data, and presentation.

May 31, 2006

When it comes to endowments, most colleges don't tell students and alumni how they spend funds, survey finds.

May 31, 2006

When it comes to endowments, most colleges don't tell students and alumni how they spend funds, survey finds.

May 30, 2006

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a lower court decision dismissing a lawsuit in which the former men's basketball coach at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville had accused university administrators of engaging in race discrimination and violating his free speech rights when it fired him in 2002. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit endorsed a judge's finding that Arkansas officials had been justified in dismissing Nolan Richardson Jr.

May 30, 2006

New study shows many students greatly exceed traditional criteria for binge drinking, and urges focus on those most at risk.

May 30, 2006

Union vote proceeds despite intense lobbying from American faculty groups, who see a serious violation of academic freedom.

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