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December 6, 2005
OECD and Unesco propose new safeguards against the export of low-quality higher education.

December 5, 2005
Participants at liberal event avoid expulsion, but new gay rights group left in limbo on right to form.

December 5, 2005
As shifts in anthropological representations of indigenous peoples take root, they also evolve.

December 5, 2005
City U. of New York starts ambitious effort to deal with one of higher ed's most vexing demographic challenges.

December 5, 2005
Despite comments that enraged many alumni, Richmond president keeps his job.

December 5, 2005
Finance panel's review to focus on board's due diligence in setting ex-president's pay -- and nonprofit trustee oversight generally.

December 5, 2005
Middlebury College announced Friday that it had finished a deal under which the Monterey Institute of International Studies became an affiliate of the college. Academic programs at the two institutions are not expected to see immediate changes, but Middlebury is expected to strengthen Monterey financially.

December 2, 2005
At anthropology meeting, education experts consider role of role models in improving high schools.

December 2, 2005
Kansas professor -- following more reports of anti-religious comments -- withdraws class on intelligent design.

December 2, 2005
Letter to lawmakers says reductions in student loan programs would hurt students and lenders alike, limiting access to college.

December 2, 2005
In a meeting Thursday evening between University of Pennsylvania administrators and a student who had been charged by the Office of Student Conduct with harassment for taking pictures of a couple engaged in sexual activity in a dormitory window, the university dropped all charges. “We have decided not to pursue further disciplinary action, but we are disturbed by the photographer’s conduct in this matter,” Lori Doyle, a spokeswoman for Penn said after the meeting.

December 2, 2005
Experts fear plan at George Washington U. to have psychologists share some information on students with administrators.

December 2, 2005
Suit charges that professor's tenure bid was derailed over body counts he posts in a hallway.

December 1, 2005
Students ditch classes to support their teaching assistants on the picket line.

December 1, 2005
Anthropologists who aren’t faculty members struggle with identity.

December 1, 2005
Penn charges photographer with harassment for shots of two students who didn't close the blinds -- and many at the university are baffled.

December 1, 2005
For as long as there have been National Collegiate Athletic Association rules, there have been athletes desperate enough to compete, and colleges desperate enough to win, hunting for ways around the regulations. In no realm is the rule breaking more damaging to the integrity of higher education than in the association's academic rules, which now find themselves susceptible again.

December 1, 2005
Judge sides with college, but offers harsh criticism in case that has angered many black students.

December 1, 2005
Harvard University on Wednesday announced a $100 million gift for a joint Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology research institute on genomics. The gift doubles to the total support given to the institute by Eli and Edythe Broad.The University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire has suspended a controversial policy limiting the religious activities of resident assistants in their dormitory rooms.

November 30, 2005
The University of Wisconsin System's Board of Regents abided by state law in 2001 when it fired a tenured professor for alleged sexual harassment and other misconduct, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. While it largely sided with the university in the case of John Marder, the court sent the case back to a lower court to resolve one factual issue.

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