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November 16, 2005
Universities share ideas, but no sure solutions, for luring bringing more black and Hispanic Americans into science fields.

November 16, 2005
Lobbyists object to Congressional proposal to use Pell Grant surplus for non-college programs.

November 15, 2005
Far more students prefer a "moderate" amount of technology in their courses than favor either extensive use of technology or no use of technology at all, according to a new survey released by Educause.The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents voted last week to stop offering "back up" appointments to administrators.

November 15, 2005
Yale sets 7-year targets for hiring new female and minority faculty members -- and changes search committee process.

November 15, 2005
Nearly every gathering of college officials these days reveals at least an undercurrent of concern, if not a full blown anxiety fest, about the public’s heightened scrutiny of and skepticism about higher education.

November 15, 2005
Policy by Stanford chemistry department may offer a model for many institutions.

November 14, 2005
To make the case for U.S. aid, higher ed groups tally cost of colleges' Katrina cleanup: over $2 billion.

November 14, 2005
"High risk" community college students are more engaged than their "low risk" peers, but still fall behind, survey finds.

November 14, 2005
Anonymous donors trying to boost the city of Kalamazoo, Mich., have pledged to start paying for four years of tuition and fees for graduates of the city school district who enroll at public colleges in Michigan. Under the "Kalamazoo Promise," students must have been enrolled from kindergarten to receive the full scholarship, but those enrolled as late as ninth grade can receive 65 percent of the scholarship.

November 14, 2005
University becomes latest to give up financial support so it can gain control of board appointments.

November 14, 2005
When Steve Maradian gave a talk to the baseball team at Los Angeles City College, he said, the players thanked him and gave him a hat.So Maradian, president of the college, was shocked when a reporter showed him a letter signed by the members of the men’s basketball team -- an all-black squad and one of the strongest of any community college in California -- saying that a similar talk Maradian gave last Monday, before the season opener, was racist.

November 14, 2005
Foreign enrollments in U.S. see slight drop while record number of American students study abroad.

November 11, 2005
Academic and civil liberties groups seek documents to explain why some leading scholars are kept out of U.S.

November 11, 2005
NYU students and professors prepare for a strike that could last a long time.

November 11, 2005
New adjunct faculty agreement at Nassau Community College includes extra pay for long-time employees.

November 11, 2005
NCAA puts sports program on probation for violations committed by official charged with keeping the rules.

November 11, 2005
Republican leaders lack votes, for now, on budget package that would slash $14.3 billion from lenders and students.

November 11, 2005
A federal judge ruled this week that the State University of New York's student government unconstitutionally uses referendums as one way of deciding which student groups receive financial support, the Associated Press reported. The judge also ordered the student government to refund part of the fees paid by two students who sued, saying that they were being forced to subsidize liberal groups while their conservative views did not receiv

November 10, 2005
In showdown over TA unions at private universities, NYU grad students walk off the job.

November 10, 2005
Seventeen of the 30 colleges that hired coaches for their Division I-A or I-AA football programs earned letter grades of "C" or worse in a rating system set up by the Black Coaches Association to assess the degree to which their hiring processes treated minority candidates fairly, the group said in a report Wednesday.

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