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August 30, 2005
Male graduate students who have wives drop out less frequently and finish their Ph.D.'s more quickly than their single counterparts.

August 30, 2005
Many Americans qualify for federal education tax breaks but don't use them, U.S. study finds.

August 30, 2005
Mother Jones magazine has released its annual honors for campus activism. Among those praised are the Princeton University students who staged their own filibusters to protest the plans by Sen. Bill Frist, the Republican Senate leader and a Princeton alumnus, to kill off the filibuster; Washington University in St.

August 29, 2005
Scientists say their discipline has changed in ways that require a more international approach to graduate education.

August 29, 2005
With Hurricane Katrina headed toward New Orleans Sunday, colleges in the city closed campuses and evacuated students. Several colleges' Web sites were down, but of those operating, Loyola University's said that all students were being evacuated to Baton Rouge. Louisiana State University's Health Science Center in New Orleans announced that there would be no academic courses on Monday.

August 29, 2005
Christian schools sue University of California for refusing to certify high school courses that teach creationism or "intelligent design."

August 29, 2005
Faculty union ratifies contract late Sunday, and deal is struck with classified staff, too.

August 27, 2005
U. of Hawaii group, seemingly a first, seeks to represent parents' interests and help students adjust.

August 26, 2005
Columbia University's Business School and the Fudan University School of Management, in Shanghai, China, are starting joint programs to teach international business issues to Chinese financial executives. The first program will be in Shanghai and will focus on emerging financial markets.Kaplan University has announced new online master's degrees in criminal justice and business administration.

August 26, 2005
After a professor at Iowa State University voiced support for "intelligent design" theories as an alternative to evolution, 120 professors signed a statement that they "reject all attempts to represent Intelligent Design as a scientific endeavor."Federal auditors found two violations of student-aid regulations at the University of Phoenix, but also found that the for-profit giant was largely in compliance with rules for loans and grants,

August 26, 2005
Panel finds enough evidence to justify white female adjunct's challenge to hiring of black male colleague for full-time post.

August 26, 2005
Paul Krugman and Glenn Hubbard enter the lucrative textbook market for Econ 101.

August 26, 2005
Report notes huge gains and huge problems for Native Americans in higher education.

August 26, 2005
Now that the National Collegiate Athletic Association has opened the door for Florida State University, Central Michigan University and the University of Utah -- and perhaps others -- hope to walk through it.

August 25, 2005
Board acts amid reports of lavish spending of university funds.

August 25, 2005
Despite opposition, the 100-year old Atlanta College of Art will become part of the Savannah College of Art and Design.

August 25, 2005
American academic groups push for the release of most prominent woman in Iraqi science.

August 25, 2005
College groups offer suggestions on how to improve on the House's Higher Ed Act legislation.

August 25, 2005
Bob Huggins resigned as men's basketball coach at the University of Cincinnati after President Nancy Zimpher gave him a Wednesday deadline to quit or be fired. The Cincinnati Post reported that Huggins had agreed to a buyout, worth about $3 million, to end his 16 years as coach, which included much on-the-court success but a dubious academic recordand other turmoil, including Huggins' drunk driving arrest last summer.

August 25, 2005
With rare faculty support, board extends contract of the college's chief executive.

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