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December 29, 2005
Literary scholars discuss why the mainstream press tends to treat them with disdain -- and reporters weigh in.

December 28, 2005
Professors choose terms -- mostly bleak ones -- to describe higher ed’s fiscal situation.

December 28, 2005
As alleged 'diploma mill' closes, association plans review of nontraditional schools and other issues at secondary level.

December 28, 2005
Police say disgruntled student followed professor home and stabbed her. How can colleges prevent such attacks?

December 28, 2005
Arizona State University on Saturday announced a gift of $100 million that will support a series of special educational initiatives. Details have not been announced, but the money will not be used for general budget support or construction. The gift is from Ira and Mary Lou Fulton, who were the largest donors in Arizona State's history -- even before Saturday's announcement.

December 28, 2005
A student at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth has admitted that he fabricated his claims of being interrogated by Department of Homeland Security officials for checking out Mao’s Little Red Book from the university’s interlibrary loan system.The 22-year-old student’s lies were uncovered by The Standard-Times of New Bedford, Mass., which first broke details of his story on December 17.

December 28, 2005
Scholars debate fairness of shielding identities of those who review tenure candidates and journal submissions.

December 22, 2005
As interview season arrives, MLA releases job figures that encourage some, but leave others anxious.

December 22, 2005
A tumultuous day may only delay passage of budget and other bills that college groups generally dislike.

December 22, 2005
7 top universities, fed up with fighting over patent rights, agree to open-source approach in dealings with tech companies.

December 22, 2005
New data explore how professors at different kinds of institutions spend their time -- and how much time they spend on work.

December 22, 2005
The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth student who said he had been interrogated by Department of Homeland Security officials because he tried to borrow from a campus library an unabridged version of The Little Red Book has recanted his claim, according to The Standard-Times of New Bedford, which first reported his charges.

December 22, 2005
They feel stuck in their clinics, deprived of mentoring, and unhappy, survey finds.

December 21, 2005
A U.S. attorney on Tuesday told trustees of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey that they needed to accept federal supervision of the institution's management or they could face prosecution that could shut the institution down, The Star-Ledger reported. The university has faced a series of financial scandals in recent months, and the newspaper reported that the board, in a closed meeting, agreed to the demand.

December 21, 2005
Analysis finds wide variations among disciplines -- with anthropology and sociology more liberal than political science and economics.

December 21, 2005
Federal judge rejects intelligent design curriculum as religious and non-scientific.

December 21, 2005
Scholars from growing, changing field gather to consider what's hot, how to study Israel, and how they fit into multiculturalism.

December 21, 2005
As marketing of online gambling to college students heats up, college policies are few, critics say.

December 20, 2005
75% of Division I teams perform better under NCAA's reconfigured graduation statistic than under the federal rate.

December 20, 2005
Paying for information? In print? That's a model that's just so early 20th century, according to The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship, published last week by MIT Press.

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