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October 19, 2006

A Brown University report released Wednesday on the institution's ties to the slave trade stops short of recommending an apology, and eschews the subject of personal monetary reparations. It focuses instead on memorials and social justice efforts meant to acknowledge and make amends for the past -- and, perhaps more importantly, offer a paradigm for other universities with spotty paths seeking to move forward.

October 18, 2006

New policy on speakers at Boston College leaves some students and professors afraid that certain views will be squelched.

October 18, 2006

For the last few weeks, Gallaudet University has been torn apart by protests -- led by students but joined by faculty, staff and alumni -- over the selection last spring of Jane K. Fernandes, the provost, to succeed I. King Jordan, the university's president for the last 18 years.

October 18, 2006

After years of ebbing black enrollment, university's freshman class hits record high -- and 2nd-highest total ever for Hispanic students.

October 18, 2006

Columbia's president responded to disruption of talk by saying issues were "not complicated," but some students are defending what took place.

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