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March 31, 2005
A comedy group's Web site becomes the unlikely focus for a debate over academic integrity.

March 31, 2005
A committee investigating charges that scholars in the university's Middle Eastern studies program intimidated Jewish and Israeli students has found "no evidence of any statements made by the faculty that could reasonably be construed as anti-Semitic."But the panel concluded that one professor "exceeded commonly accepted bounds" of classroom behavior by conveying that a student's question merited harsh public criticism, and found a more general lack of civility in the interactions of professors and students.

March 31, 2005
Results are delayed -- some critics see a problem with the essay grading, but the College Board says it's nothing unexpected.

March 31, 2005
College participation rates for young adults are increasing for most demographic groups, but so are the gaps between some groups.

March 30, 2005
A new study says that the vast majority of faculty members are liberal, but does that prove they're biased?

March 30, 2005
Employees who face retaliation for bringing gender bias claims are entitled to damages, Supreme Court rules.

March 30, 2005
Revenues for the Apollo Group, which controls the University of Phoenix, for the three months ending February 28 were more than 25 percent higher than the comparable period a year ago, Apollo said in its quarterly earnings report. Enrollments as of February 28 at Phoenix and Apollo's other institutions were also about 25 percent higher than they were a year ago, 283,800 students compared to 227,800 students on February 29, 2004.

March 30, 2005
Colgate wants to enrich the out-of-classroom experience by giving undergraduates more responsibility.

March 29, 2005
Theft of computer with Berkeley graduate students' names and ID numbers is latest in rash of campus incidents.

March 29, 2005
Two universities work together to try to save a doctoral degree in audiology that one of them abandoned as a money loser.

March 29, 2005
Annual data from the Census Bureau point to continuing disparities in degrees.

March 29, 2005
The arrest of a Grinnell student shows that yesteryear's silly prank can be today's felony.

March 29, 2005
The percentage of students who try to kill themselves may be increasing, a new study suggests.

March 29, 2005
Israeli officials have announced plans to create a new university in the Galilee, according to Ha'aretz. The new university will bring together several colleges in the region, and is being financed in part with a $100 million gift from Arnon Milchan, the Israeli-born Hollywood producer.Chinese officials are cracking down on a popular university Web site, the Associated Press reports. The government is limiting who can have

March 28, 2005
As experts on academic freedom weigh in on the latest developments, controversial professor says he won't cooperate with new investigation.

March 28, 2005
Changes in federal policy in the 1990s led students to take on more debt, but higher post-graduation salaries helped them start repaying the funds.

March 28, 2005
Early decision applications continue to rise at competitive colleges -- and colleges continue to see more applications from women.

March 28, 2005
Virginia Commonwealth reacts as a Muslim scholar's controversial activism brings threats.

March 28, 2005
Three years after president questioned its role, university announces a new approach to the field -- while keeping existing program.

March 28, 2005
Two higher education groups have jointly developed a model agreement for public colleges and universities to use in creating relationships with affiliated foundations. Topics covered include fund raising responsibilities, endowment and records management, and paying for fund raising costs. The agreement is being issued a time that several college foundations have faced demands that they release more information to the public.

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