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April 17, 2007

Rollins College, in Florida, announced Monday that it would no longer require applicants to submit standardized test scores. “It is too easy to be distracted by low test scores that are not accurate predictors of a student's college academic potential,” said David Erdmann, dean of admission for Rollins’s College of Arts and Sciences. Scholars were among the winners of the 2007 Pulitzer Prizes, announced on Monday.

April 16, 2007

Gov. Rick Perry has asked the entire board of Texas Southern University to resign in favor of a conservator who would have broad power over management of the institution, The Houston Chronicle reported. Texas Southern is a historically black college whose management has been widely criticized and whose last president was forced out amid a spending scandal for which she faces criminal charges. Some legislators are objecting to Perry's plan.

April 16, 2007

Study finds increasing student demand, growth in online student services, and possible changes in course management systems.

April 16, 2007

Missouri House bill would force colleges to report on campus climate, with suggestion that they protect Biblical inerrancy.

April 16, 2007

As charges escalate, the ultimate hammer -- cuts to U.S. subsidies -- appear in the offing. Sallie Mae reportedly will be sold for $25B.

April 16, 2007

Professor sues after university restricts him from campus while it investigates complaints of his "intimidating" behavior.

April 16, 2007

Presidents and professors gather to consider and share deep worries about who goes to college and what happens to them there.


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