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May 27, 2005
Foundations and top universities want to promote subject-matter expertise -- and public trust.

May 27, 2005
New data show how faculty racial composition differs among sectors of colleges. On gender, data show equity at community colleges.

May 27, 2005
Thousands of research and technical employees stage a one-day walkout.

May 27, 2005
Lawmakers at House hearing agree that industry and government programs should compete, but clash on most everything else.

May 27, 2005
Reversal of action against 2 Israeli universities follows an outcry in the UK and from many American academic groups.

May 26, 2005
Half of all American medical schools would let companies that sponsor clinical drug trials draft journal articles based on the studies and two in five would allow sponsors to prohibit researchers from sharing data with third parties after the studies are completed, according to a survey by researchers at Harvard University's School of Public Health.

May 26, 2005
6 deaths in April prompt gathering of lawmakers and flurry of legislation aimed at encouraging (and challenging) colleges.

May 26, 2005
The College Board, facing criticism of a popular program, wants its courses to look more like the best intro courses at colleges.

May 26, 2005
Report finds that programs for minority Ph.D. students are so afraid of legal and political challenges that they are broadening their missions.

May 26, 2005
A new department chair's past writings set off a furor at Brooklyn College.

May 25, 2005
Drinking to excess puts students at more risk of injury, Wake Forest researchers find.

May 25, 2005
Student complaints about Muslim artifacts in a common area at U. of Michigan-Flint lead to changes

May 25, 2005
The Education Department isn't requiring much from colleges to carry out a new law.

May 25, 2005
New federal regulations allow some scholars from abroad to have visas for as long as five years.

May 25, 2005
A consortium of colleges is experimenting with a new way to provide benefits to retired academics.

May 25, 2005
The vote defies Bush, but margin is insufficient to withstand a promised veto.

May 24, 2005
Once you've done real estate, casinos, an airline, and reality television, what's left? For Donald Trump, there's always higher education.On Monday Trump unveiled his own "university," which will sell CD-ROMs and offer online courses in real estate and business. No credit or degrees will be offered, although baseball caps and shirts with the university logo may be purchased ($21.95 for a cap, $39.95 for a golf shirt).

May 24, 2005
George Washington U. says faculty will benefit from a six-month delay in raises. Professors want to see their money now.

May 24, 2005
Georgia Supreme Court rules that a college's board didn't have the right to sever ties to a religious group.

May 24, 2005
He charged that Buffalo faculty members retaliated against him for his discrimination claims.

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