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

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

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

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

August 19, 2005
Peter McPherson wants to stress issues of student access and international education.

August 19, 2005
With classes about to start, Youngstown State has one union on strike -- and the faculty union may soon join the picket lines.

August 19, 2005
U.S. recommendation that residential freshmen get the shot prompts shift in institutions' policies -- and contributes to a shortage.

August 19, 2005
Dennis Kozlowski, the Tyco executive whose spending landed him in court, is no longer honored on campus buildings.

August 19, 2005
Appeals court says state immunity does not protect universities in Texas and Louisiana from federal lawsuits.

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.

August 18, 2005
Credit card debt exceeds student loan debt, a new study finds.

August 18, 2005
Association pays $56.5 million to take control of competing tourneys and settle antitrust challenge.

August 18, 2005
Professors at Catholic colleges attacked for their stances on Schiavo case.

August 18, 2005
Candidates angered by a series of controversies fail in bid to become trustees.

August 18, 2005
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that the Medical University of Ohio did not violate a student's due process rights when it expelled him after he was convicted on felony drug charges. But the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit did not think much of the institution's treatment of the student, saying that its "procedural approach was consistent with the bare-minimum requirements of due process, though perhaps less-than-desirable for an institution of higher learning."As U.S.

August 17, 2005
The Pew Charitable Trusts announced Tuesday that it would spend $3.5 million over the next two years to study issues related to student debt and how the student loan system could be improved.A California appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the admissions policies of the California State University System for considering SAT scores, the Associated Press

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