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May 31, 2006

Higher education officials from more than a dozen countries have crafted a set of principles designed to standardize what they call "the global phenomenon of college and university rankings." The "Berlin Principles," as the series of good practices are called, touch on the purposes and goals of such rankings,  the design and weighting of the measures used, collection and processing of data, and presentation.

May 31, 2006

Supreme Court ruling narrows free speech rights of public employees -- but avoids question about relevance to higher education.

May 31, 2006

When it comes to endowments, most colleges don't tell students and alumni how they spend funds, survey finds.

May 31, 2006

When it comes to endowments, most colleges don't tell students and alumni how they spend funds, survey finds.

May 30, 2006

Union vote proceeds despite intense lobbying from American faculty groups, who see a serious violation of academic freedom.

May 30, 2006

Community colleges find that intense programs make a difference on retention and academic performance -- particularly for minority students.

May 30, 2006

Wireless technology and search engines are just two technologies that might be meteors from which the standard science textbook never recovers.

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