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September 18, 2006

Scholars who run archival projects and university presses question shifts at NEH and apparent move away from peer review.

September 18, 2006

A federal appeals court has ruled that emeritus status (as defined at the Fashion Institute of Technology of the State University of New York) has so little value that a retired professor can't sue over being denied the right to the title.

September 15, 2006

Enrollment of black freshmen at U. of Kentucky rebounds from last year's drop, but officials know harder work is ahead.

September 15, 2006

Education Department releases enrollment predictions, showing slowing college growth rate and continued prevalence of women.

September 15, 2006

How Lynyrd Skynyrd inspires Mississippi State's new president to connect with students.

September 15, 2006

Seven cases of mumps have been confirmed at Wheaton College of Illinois and six more are suspected, The Chicago Tribune reported. All of the cases appear to be under control and public-health officials said that the college had responded well. But the outbreak raises concerns about other colleges.

September 15, 2006

In the annals of academic conferences, few may have been more ill-fated than the aborted conclave on academic boycotts planned by the American Association of University Professors.When the conference was called off in March, organizers hoped that they could salvage something good from the idea by taking papers planned for the conference and publishing them in a special issue of Academe, the AAUP's magazine.

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