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October 19, 2006

A Brown University report released Wednesday on the institution's ties to the slave trade stops short of recommending an apology, and eschews the subject of personal monetary reparations. It focuses instead on memorials and social justice efforts meant to acknowledge and make amends for the past -- and, perhaps more importantly, offer a paradigm for other universities with spotty paths seeking to move forward.

October 19, 2006

Conservative group sends board members package without saying why.

October 19, 2006

Nike spoof that elevates the gridiron over the classroom strikes some professors and sports officials as unfunny.

October 19, 2006

Think recent announcements mean Harvard, Princeton and Virginia applicants will learn their fates together? One group will still apply, and find out, early.

October 18, 2006

For the last few weeks, Gallaudet University has been torn apart by protests -- led by students but joined by faculty, staff and alumni -- over the selection last spring of Jane K. Fernandes, the provost, to succeed I. King Jordan, the university's president for the last 18 years.

October 18, 2006

After years of ebbing black enrollment, university's freshman class hits record high -- and 2nd-highest total ever for Hispanic students.

October 18, 2006

Drinking arrests on college campuses rose to 34,393 in 2004, up from 31,234 the previous year, according to data on campus crime released by the U.S. Education Department. Data were also released on other crimes.

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