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April 4, 2005
Salem International University, a private institution in West Virginia, is negotiating to be sold to an investment group.

April 4, 2005
A graduate student brings charges of bogus citations and plagiarism against a professor, and guess who loses her job?

April 4, 2005
An adjunct says that sharing his master's thesis on pornography with his class left him without any more teaching assignments.

April 4, 2005
With strike looming, university and teaching assistants compromise on pay, benefits and other issues.

April 4, 2005
The Ford Foundation has announced a new program to promote "pluralism and academic freedom" in higher education.

April 4, 2005
Fairleigh Dickinson U. finds that Western Civilization was being taught by a leader of the National Socialist Movement. 

April 1, 2005
Study of salaries at four-year colleges finds raises in 2004-5 much better than last year's average of 2.1%.

April 1, 2005
The report on controversial Middle Eastern studies professors got some predictable, loud reactions and some less predictable, quiet reactions.

April 1, 2005
Private investments in higher education were up substantially in 2004.

April 1, 2005
A new nonprofit group works with colleges to make 'indestructible' students' take fire safety seriously.

April 1, 2005
A federal judge on Thursday threw out a lawsuit filed by two female students who accused the University of Colorado at Boulder of creating an environment that resulted in their being raped by football players, the Associated Press reported. The lawsuit played a significant role in bringing about the recruiting scandal that has engulfed the university and helped end the presidency of Elizabeth Hoffman.The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education voted 8 to 3 Thursday to reje

March 31, 2005
Following several student suicides, New York University is shutting off balconies in some of its dormitories, to the dismay of students.

March 31, 2005
A comedy group's Web site becomes the unlikely focus for a debate over academic integrity.

March 31, 2005
A committee investigating charges that scholars in the university's Middle Eastern studies program intimidated Jewish and Israeli students has found "no evidence of any statements made by the faculty that could reasonably be construed as anti-Semitic."But the panel concluded that one professor "exceeded commonly accepted bounds" of classroom behavior by conveying that a student's question merited harsh public criticism, and found a more general lack of civility in the interactions of professors and students.

March 31, 2005
Results are delayed -- some critics see a problem with the essay grading, but the College Board says it's nothing unexpected.

March 31, 2005
College participation rates for young adults are increasing for most demographic groups, but so are the gaps between some groups.

March 30, 2005
Revenues for the Apollo Group, which controls the University of Phoenix, for the three months ending February 28 were more than 25 percent higher than the comparable period a year ago, Apollo said in its quarterly earnings report. Enrollments as of February 28 at Phoenix and Apollo's other institutions were also about 25 percent higher than they were a year ago, 283,800 students compared to 227,800 students on February 29, 2004.

March 30, 2005
Colgate wants to enrich the out-of-classroom experience by giving undergraduates more responsibility.

March 30, 2005
A new study says that the vast majority of faculty members are liberal, but does that prove they're biased?

March 30, 2005
Employees who face retaliation for bringing gender bias claims are entitled to damages, Supreme Court rules.

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