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July 11, 2006

A new study suggests that race and class have an impact on the advice high school students receive on where to go to college. A Drexel University professor analyzed the responses of more than 1,700 guidance counselors to student profiles with information about academic performance, race, class and other factors. The professor, Frank Linnehan, found that -- irrespective of academic performance -- counselors were more likely to recommend community colleges to middle-class students than to upper-class students.

July 10, 2006

Three years later, Vanderbilt's controversial sports restructuring is still being closely watched.

July 10, 2006

Accreditors and those they accredit consider how to evaluate the fast-growing institutions.

July 10, 2006

A biotechnology company has agreed to pay the University of Alabama System $25 million to settle a patent infringement lawsuit, the company, Nektar Therapeutics, announced Friday. The university's trustees sued Nektar and Milton Harris, the founder of Nektar Alabama, in February, charging that Harris, a former professor at

July 10, 2006

New Jersey colleges get some funds back in final spending bill, but must absorb $150 million in cuts -- and capped tuition.

July 10, 2006

State Supreme Court finds that he violated campaign finance laws.

July 7, 2006

More UConn freshmen than ever are sticking around after a year, and it’s no coincidence.

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