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January 9, 2007

Academic Analytics, a company that sells colleges data that can be used to compare faculty productivity, has released data in various disciplines for 2005. The company's approach has been praised by some experts for moving beyond standard measures, but others have criticized both the methodology and the proprietary nature of some information.Johns Hopkins University has reduced the punishment of a student who was suspended

January 8, 2007

After criticism, association will allow colleges to indicate that they welcome applicants from specific underrepresented groups.

January 8, 2007

A federal judge has issued an injunction ordering the State University of New York at New Paltz to reinstate two student government leaders who were suspended because of allegations (which they deny) that they harassed a university administrator.

January 8, 2007

Division I vote override, release of report on athletes' majors highlight the association's annual convention.

January 8, 2007

Arnita A. Jones almost gushed when she told historians about how many new Ph.D.'s she was chatting up at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Atlanta who were telling her, "I have four interviews tomorrow," or "I've got three interviews today."

January 8, 2007

Proposals floated during NCAA convention seek to limit how college coaches can electronically communicate with recruits.

January 8, 2007

Professors vote for end to Iraq conflict, but AHA leaders call for rare poll of all members. Statement on free speech cut back.


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