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October 31, 2005

Xavier University of Louisiana announced on its Web site Friday that it would lay off employees, cancel numerous programs, limit graduate study to online offerings, and suspend conference play for its sports teams until fall 2006.

October 31, 2005

Total enrollment is up, as is minority enrollment, but difficulties persist with international recruitment.

October 31, 2005

To mark Campus Equity Week, part-timers in Vermont are using an unusual ad campaign.

October 31, 2005

At College Board annual meeting, educators seek ways to reach new groups of potential students -- and realize it's not easy.

October 31, 2005

Readers offer expert advice on the perfect costume to inspire fear at an academic Halloween party.

October 28, 2005

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced Thursday that it has fired Luk Van Parijs as associate professor of biology after he admitted to fabricating and falsifying research data. The MIT statement said that no other members of Van Parijs's team were involved in the misconduct, and that MIT was forwarding its findings to federal officials.

October 28, 2005

Nobody wants to be the next American University. After weeks with its now ex-president, Benjamin Ladner, under a barrage of fire for his lavish spending habits and benefits package, universities are making sure that they don’t face similar vulnerabilities.Given all the publicity in Washington over American, it’s not surprising that George Washington University is among those institutions, creating a new position to monitor executive compensation and conducting an in-depth audit.

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