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November 14, 2005

Anonymous donors trying to boost the city of Kalamazoo, Mich., have pledged to start paying for four years of tuition and fees for graduates of the city school district who enroll at public colleges in Michigan. Under the "Kalamazoo Promise," students must have been enrolled from kindergarten to receive the full scholarship, but those enrolled as late as ninth grade can receive 65 percent of the scholarship.

November 14, 2005

University becomes latest to give up financial support so it can gain control of board appointments.

November 14, 2005

When Steve Maradian gave a talk to the baseball team at Los Angeles City College, he said, the players thanked him and gave him a hat.So Maradian, president of the college, was shocked when a reporter showed him a letter signed by the members of the men’s basketball team -- an all-black squad and one of the strongest of any community college in California -- saying that a similar talk Maradian gave last Monday, before the season opener, was racist.

November 14, 2005

Foreign enrollments in U.S. see slight drop while record number of American students study abroad.

November 14, 2005

To make the case for U.S. aid, higher ed groups tally cost of colleges' Katrina cleanup: over $2 billion.

November 11, 2005

A federal judge ruled this week that the State University of New York's student government unconstitutionally uses referendums as one way of deciding which student groups receive financial support, the Associated Press reported. The judge also ordered the student government to refund part of the fees paid by two students who sued, saying that they were being forced to subsidize liberal groups while their conservative views did not receiv

November 11, 2005

Academic and civil liberties groups seek documents to explain why some leading scholars are kept out of U.S.

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