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January 2, 2007

Colorado's attorney general has determined that a new ethics law adopted by the state's voters is so broadly written that it would bar public university professors from accepting the prize money associated with a Nobel Prize. This is an "absurd result," said John Suthers, the attorney general, and legislators are drafting measures to limit the law's impact. The law was designed to limit gifts to public employees.

January 2, 2007

Delegate Assembly rejects the use of the term "illegal alien" -- while measure to defend Ward Churchill is cast aside.

January 2, 2007

Panel wants departments to move beyond literature -- with overhauls in staffing and curriculum for undergrad and Ph.D. education.

January 2, 2007

Federal appeals panel finds no reason to delay Michigan measure or let universities finish year with old policies.

December 29, 2006

Indiana Wesleyan University is starting a new bachelor of nursing program for students who already have earned a bachelor's degree in another field.

December 29, 2006

The University of Missouri at Columbia has agreed to recognize a Christian fraternity, even though that group violates the university's ban on religious discrimination, the Associated Press reported.

December 29, 2006

Foreign language study in the United States has had many a “Sputnik moment,” as H. Jay Siskin, a French instructor at Cabrillo College, in California, put it -- that is, a moment that reveals an economic or military weakness and has been used as a call to arms to strengthen, among other things, language education.

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