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December 21, 2005
Federal judge rejects intelligent design curriculum as religious and non-scientific.

December 21, 2005
Scholars from growing, changing field gather to consider what's hot, how to study Israel, and how they fit into multiculturalism.

December 21, 2005
As marketing of online gambling to college students heats up, college policies are few, critics say.

December 20, 2005
75% of Division I teams perform better under NCAA's reconfigured graduation statistic than under the federal rate.

December 20, 2005
Paying for information? In print? That's a model that's just so early 20th century, according to The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship, published last week by MIT Press.

December 20, 2005
Twelve college and student groups sent a strongly worded letter Monday to all members of the U.S. Senate urging a No vote on a compromise budget reconciliation measure passed by the House of Representatives early Monday. The letter said the legislation would "pay for deficit reduction by sending the bill directly to America’s college students and their parents," citing cuts in student loans and an administrative change that could undermine Pell Grants and direct lending.

December 20, 2005
State U. of New York's board picks popular acting chancellor for the permanent position.

December 20, 2005
Louisiana and Mississippi may each get $95 million for hurricane-battered colleges -- despite vastly greater damage in Louisiana.

December 19, 2005
Bills contain mostly bad tidings for colleges and students, especially on loans, but funds may surface for science grants and Katrina-damaged colleges.

December 19, 2005
After months of debate, Duquesne recognizes a gay straight alliance, but says it must avoid protests.

December 19, 2005
New Northwestern journalism dean will seek to bolster business smarts of students -- and some alumni fear loss of focus.

December 19, 2005
Secretaries of State and Education invite college presidents to private meeting to consider ways to promote exchanges.

December 19, 2005
Champlain College is starting an online MBA program in February.

December 19, 2005
Over the objections of athletes and alumni, the Board of Governors of Missouri State University on Friday voted to eliminate five teams: men's indoor track, men's outdoor track, men's cross county, and men's and women's tennis. University officials said that the move was necessary to save money.

December 16, 2005
Medical dean resigns after painful cuts are announced.

December 16, 2005
Priest at Saint John's in Minn. says he can no longer represent the Roman Catholic teachings on homosexuality.

December 16, 2005
California community colleges estimate that tuition increases translated into an enrollment loss of 300,000.

December 16, 2005
Fewer than a third of college degree recipients are "proficient" in everyday literacy, U.S. study finds, and rate is falling.

December 16, 2005
Despite student objections, Harvard Business School ends ban on sharing their grades with would-be employers.

December 16, 2005
Counelors from about 200 high schools nationwide have written to the College Board to ask that it consider allowing students to take the different parts of the new, longer SAT at separate times, The New York Times reported.

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