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March 3, 2006
The archivist of the United States, Allen Weinstein, on Thursday ordered a moratorium on intelligence agencies reclassifying documents that have already been declassified at the National Archives and Records Administration. The practice of reclassifying such documents, revealed last month by The New York Times, infuriated historians and other scholars.

March 3, 2006
Company's conference for senior administrators has some worried about whether vendors are buying access to academic leaders.

March 3, 2006
Arts and sciences professors vote "no confidence" by margin of 131 to 44.

March 2, 2006
Education secretary faces tough questioning from Senate appropriators on Bush budget for student aid and other programs.

March 2, 2006
U.S. Rep. Ric Keller (R-Fla.) was named Wednesday as chairman of the House of Representatives higher education subcommittee. Rep. Howard P. (Buck) McKeon (R-Calif.), who was named last month to replace Majority Leader John A. Boehner as head of the House Education and the Workforce, picked Keller to fill his post as chair of the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness.

March 2, 2006
The University of Wisconsin announced a plan Wednesday that would allow resident assistants to hold Bible study meetings in their dormitory rooms.

March 2, 2006
West Virginia institution says it erred in requiring applicants for endowed chair to believe in God.

March 2, 2006
Professors angry over growing deficits and "pervasive secrecy" will meet today to consider a motion of no confidence.

March 2, 2006
For first time, NCAA penalizes its members based on athletes' academic underperformance, trying to compel improvement.

March 1, 2006
California State University at Long Beach plans to start a doctoral program in education in the fall of 2007. Recent legislation in California opened up the possibility for California State campuses to offer such programs.The Charles R.

March 1, 2006
A brief filed by the Federal Communications Commission this week could suggest that colleges will not need to spend billions of dollars to comply with a federal electronic-security regulation. The brief comes in response to a legal appeal by college groups for a narrower interpretation of an FCC regulation -- which has greatly alarmed college groups -- that could be read to require colleges to reconfigure their entire computer networks.

March 1, 2006
University settles with woman and EEOC amid reports ex-president preferred male candidates for some positions.

March 1, 2006
Colleges amenable to noncommercial technologies but move cautiously in adopting them, study finds.

March 1, 2006
Legal experts say U. of Charleston job requirements for "In God We Trust" chair suggest violation of Civil Rights Act.

March 1, 2006
Survey of professors finds plenty of faith -- and a correlation between life of the soul and teaching styles.

February 28, 2006
Monsanto agrees to pay $100 million up front and at least $5 million a year in royalties to end dispute over cow growth hormone.

February 28, 2006
The state budget picture has been looking better lately, much to the relief of public college officials. Fewer states are pondering big budget cuts or tuition increases -- and more governors and legislators are able to sign off on salary increases, program expansions and building plans.Don't get used to it.

February 28, 2006
More colleges add math requirements and add math content to non-mathematics courses.

February 28, 2006
Technology spending by colleges and universities is expected to increase by 35 percent, to $6.9 billion, in 2006, according to a report by Market Data Retrieval. The report found increases in all sectors of higher education. Hardware purchases represent about half of all spending.Bob Costas slammed Harvard University during the NBC broadcast of the closing of the Olympic games for rejecting Joey Cheek, whose decision to donate medal bonus money to charity inspired numerous donations from others.

February 28, 2006
The University of Michigan wants to bring the promotion process into the 21st century.

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