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March 9, 2005
The American Sociological Association reviews research on women and science -- and faults Harvard's president.

March 9, 2005
Journalism department drops much-criticized policy barring students in an investigative reporting class from exploring on-campus subjects.

March 9, 2005
A jury sides with an administrator who says NYU eliminated his job after a book described him as Leonard Bernstein's lover.

March 9, 2005
More traditional-aged undergraduates are starting at community colleges.

March 8, 2005
A week after being admonished in court for a procedural error that may have warranted a mistrial, the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Monday that it would bear the brunt of settling a lawsuit filed last year by Rick Neuheisel, former football coach at the University of Washington. The settlement, worth a total of $4.5 million, came as closing arguments were due to begin in a five-week jury trial.

March 8, 2005
Colorado's Elizabeth Hoffman resigns as president as athletics and other scandals mount.

March 7, 2005
Members of the College Republicans group at Santa Rosa Junior College had had enough. They were fed up, they said, with talking among themselves about various professors who, by expressing unvarnished liberal views as fact, made the students feel uncomfortable expressing their opposing views in class.

March 7, 2005
A foundation created by Western Kentucky University to manage its dormitories does not have the university's immunity from lawsuits, a Kentucky appeals court ruled Friday.The ruling sends a lawsuit against the foundation back to a lower court for additional hearings, and the ruling could complicate the arrangements some public colleges have set up with foundations or related entities to manage some of their operations.

March 7, 2005
Chapel Hill faculty members protest plans to let a conservative foundation support a new program in Western civilization.

March 7, 2005
A community college district abandons a program in Spain, citing terror and cost concerns. One trustee blames Spain's withdrawal of troops in Iraq.

March 4, 2005
Rumors about "hunts" for illegal immigrants lead to protests at the University of Texas.

March 4, 2005
Much of traditional academe doesn't know what to make of for-profit higher education. Is it to be emulated or feared? Gary A. Berg, dean of extended education at California State University Channel Islands, studied the sector -- and received extensive access to University of Phoenix administrators and faculty members. The result is Lessons From the Edge: For-Profit and Nontraditional Higher Education in America, recently published as part of the American Council on Education/Praeger Series on Higher Education.

March 4, 2005
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that that it has proposed a $171,050 fine against Plymouth State University, for violating federal and state hazardous waste laws.

March 4, 2005
An ad in The New York Times features a swastika and suggests that Jewish students face increasing danger. Not everyone agrees.

March 3, 2005
Lots of colleges brag about undergraduate research, but particularly in the sciences, separating the substance from the fluff is a challenge. Outside validation helps, and Cody Locke's work on epilepsy research at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa has it.

March 3, 2005
Auburn eliminates jobs for two black athletics officials, sets off a debate about bias at the university, and finds itself a target for Al Sharpton.

March 3, 2005
Colleges raised $24.4 billion in 2004; giving by individuals and corporations was up, while foundation giving fell.

March 3, 2005
A lender-financed report concludes that government accountants underestimate costs of direct loan program.

March 2, 2005
Hundreds of students held a rally at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tuesday night to protest an attack last week on a gay student.The student was walking along a main street near the campus early Friday morning.

March 2, 2005
Six years after a bid to unionize teaching assistants was defeated, petitions are filed for a new vote.

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