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August 10, 2006

Tensions in the region hamper U.S. government efforts to promote international relationships between colleges.

August 10, 2006

After 37 years at center of higher ed legal and regulatory world, Shelley Steinbach to leave college group for private law practice.

August 10, 2006

The cover of Privatization and Public Universities features a brick campus wall with a "For Sale" sign taped to it. The collection of essays arrives from Indiana University Press at a time that many fear that public universities and their values may indeed be for sale -- as states pull back from their role providing both funds and leadership for public higher education. Two scholars of higher education -- Edward P. St. John of the University of Michigan and Douglas M.

August 9, 2006

For the first time since 2002, enrollment of first-time graduate students from abroad is up.

August 9, 2006

With a federal panel calling for colleges to be more accountable for what they do, Pace University is sending lawmakers a report detailing its use of various tests and other measures to track the institution's progress. The theme of the report is that while colleges should assess themselves (as many do), the federal government shouldn't impose tests or other assessment systems.

August 9, 2006

Academic researchers might not like earmarks in theory, but many universities spend to get them anyway.

August 9, 2006

More colleges provide alternative transportation options -- and ask students to leave the wheels at home.

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