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April 21, 2006

The number of Chinese students granted visas to study in the United States increased by 25 percent last year, topping 20,000 for the first time since 2001, the Associated Press reported.The Colorado Institute of Technology, founded in 2000 with the hopes of becoming a major player in engineering and technology education, announced that it is shutting down in April. Board members cited

April 21, 2006

When educators discuss their greatest diversity challenges these days, many focus on the recruitment and retention of black male students. At many campuses, two-thirds of black students are female, and the lack of black men raises all sort of troubling questions.

April 21, 2006

Group seeks to force ABA to change standard requiring tenure or similar protection for clinical professors and librarians.

April 20, 2006

Cary Nelson -- author or editor of 25 books -- has never been at a loss for words. He'll now have a new forum to express his views about academe, as he has been elected as the next president of the American Association of University Professors.

April 20, 2006

Charges of "egregious personal misconduct" lead a longtime faculty member to resign.

April 20, 2006

The Web counter just keeps on ticking, reminiscent of the national debt clock near Times Square. But instead of tracking the amount of money owed by the government, a group of students have used their clock to highlight how much the war in Iraq has cost New Jersey. As of Thursday morning, the tally stood at over $12.1 billion. The counter highlights that almost 588,000 students could have been provided four-year scholarships at public universities in the state for that amount of money.

April 20, 2006

A university focused on meditation is coming to the nation's highly stressed capital.

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