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June 20, 2005
Students who enroll i n college immediately after high school are more likely to earn degrees than are those students who delay starting college, according to a new study by the National Center for Education Statistics.The University of Missouri at Kansas City has placed on administrative leave a dean who admitted plagiarizing portions of a commencement speech, reported the Associated Press.

June 20, 2005
At 2 community colleges, student editors and administrators try to work out their differences, with mixed success.

June 17, 2005
Appropriations Committee endorses $50 increase in Pell maximum and minuscule boost for NIH.

June 17, 2005
The only private university ever to accept a TA union plans to stop collective bargaining with graduate students.

June 17, 2005
A House panel approves bills on graduate and international education, beginning formal work on the massive federal law.

June 17, 2005
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled this week that three public-service lawyers were entitled to have their Perkins Loans forgiven, and that a lower court should not have presumed that the Education Department was within its rights to disqualify loan forgiveneness in these cases. Education Department officials did not respond to requests for comment on the case, De La Mota v. U.S.

June 17, 2005
After spending millions and millions on technology to manage institutions, administrators aren't thrilled with the quality.

June 16, 2005
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to amend the Patriot Act to limit the right of federal law enforcement officials to obtain library records showing what individuals are reading.

June 16, 2005
Report notes academic uses for and limitations on the technology.

June 16, 2005
The U. of Wisconsin’s lack of health care for domestic partners factors in a dean’s decision to leave -- and she isn’t the first.

June 16, 2005
Teacher education programs, blasted in recent years, seek to show that they're changing and welcome accountability.

June 16, 2005
Study suggests new approach may help community colleges with retention and graduation rates.

June 16, 2005
Ford Foundation's largest program helps foreign students others ignore -- and challenges assumptions on international exchange.

June 15, 2005
Disputes illustrate the pressures faced by many department leaders, especially those with controversial views.

June 15, 2005
State judge bars University of Kentucky from swearing in the official winner of a contested race.

June 15, 2005
The U.S. Embassy in China announced Tuesday that certain visas awarded for academic visits to the United States would be offered for one year instead of six months.

June 15, 2005
La. appeals panel finds no race discrimination in LSU's 1989 dismissal of women's track and field coach.

June 14, 2005
George Mason faces allegations of bias in dispute over a test and make-up test.

June 14, 2005
Clerical workers at the University of California strike -- after two years of stagnant wages.

June 14, 2005
Supreme Court ruling expands studies that can legally be done using products of others' intellectual property.

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