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August 25, 2005
College groups offer suggestions on how to improve on the House's Higher Ed Act legislation.

August 25, 2005
Bob Huggins resigned as men's basketball coach at the University of Cincinnati after President Nancy Zimpher gave him a Wednesday deadline to quit or be fired. The Cincinnati Post reported that Huggins had agreed to a buyout, worth about $3 million, to end his 16 years as coach, which included much on-the-court success but a dubious academic recordand other turmoil, including Huggins' drunk driving arrest last summer.

August 25, 2005
With rare faculty support, board extends contract of the college's chief executive.

August 24, 2005
Beloit's latest list explains a class for whom voice mail has always been a reality.

August 24, 2005
President to hit the road, astride her Harley, to tell Jay Leno a thing or two about the institutions he derides.

August 24, 2005
As faculty members join classified employees, 70% of Youngstown State workers on strike.

August 24, 2005
In new program at West Georgia, 25 African-American males will live in the same dormitory and take the same courses.

August 24, 2005
NCAA approves university's use of Seminole name and imagery, citing tribe's support.

August 24, 2005
The maximum Pell Grant should be raised so that it covers 50 percent of the average cost of attending a four-year public university and the curriculums of high schools and colleges should be better aligned as part of a larger strategy to help all students succeed in America's education system, according to a report issued Tuesday by a panel of educators, business leaders and others.

August 23, 2005
Recent incidents -- including arrests in grade changing scheme involving sex and money -- raise issue of integrity in registrars' offices.

August 23, 2005
Inquiry by faculty panel at Colorado apparently clears professor on two charges and asks for additional study of seven others.

August 23, 2005
This year's top party school objects (plus a new, socially conscious entrant in the ratings game).

August 23, 2005
Only 17 percent of medical students are very satisfied with their curriculum, according to a survey released Monday by the American Medical Student Association.

August 23, 2005
New study says that women in academe are justified in feeling more pressure than their male colleagues.

August 22, 2005
To save money, Wisconsin-Oshkosh bans a ritual of the first day of classes, and some professors aren't happy.

August 22, 2005
NCAA says colleges seeking to keep Indian mascots can cite tribes' support -- up to a point.

August 22, 2005
Counseling centers are urged to pay more attention to subgroups of students whose needs may not have been considered previously.

August 22, 2005
A faculty panel at the University of Colorado at Boulder has presented findings on allegations against Ward Churchill to another panel, and will soon present them to Churchill, The Denver Post reported.

August 22, 2005
U. of  Nebraska considered a change to reflect changes in agriculture education, but backed away -- to the delight of alumni.

August 19, 2005
Unconscious bias and a chilly climate that undervalues the contributions and potential of women are significantly responsible for the underrepresentation of female scientists, a star-studded group of 11 womenargue in an article in the current issue of Science magazine. The authors, who include Nancy Cantor and Denice Denton, the chancellors of Syracuse University and the University of California at SantaCruz, respectively, and Donna E.

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