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March 12, 2007

Sarah Lawrence president fires salvo at magazine as other presidents circulate letter outlining new tactics against rankings.

March 12, 2007

Survey finds greater growth at public institutions and continued wide variations by discipline.

March 12, 2007

Institutions embrace name that dates to early days of engineering education, using it to designate hands-on, practical programs.

March 12, 2007

The Faculty Senate at Howard University has sent the institution's board a letter complaining about the management of H. Patrick Swygert, the president since 1995, The Washington Post reported. The letter said that the university is in poor shape because of "incompetence and dysfunction" and called for Swygert to be replaced.

March 12, 2007

The e-mail message last month from the president of Embark, a company whose software colleges use to process online applications from students, promised big changes for its customers. The company's management team, said Adam Park, had, "with the help of outside funding," bought Embark from the Princeton Review, its owner since 2001.

March 9, 2007

A House of Representatives subcommittee lambasted college leaders Thursday for their perceived failure in stemming the illegal downloading of music and movies by students. Committee members, responding to complaints by the entertainment industry that campuses have been slow to restrict copyright infringement, pressed for answers and made vague threats about possible changes in intellectual property law that could result if higher education as a whole does not adopt a more aggressive approach.

March 9, 2007

Both houses of Congress gear up activity this week, aiming to pass sweeping college bill in 2007.

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