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November 15, 2005

Far more students prefer a "moderate" amount of technology in their courses than favor either extensive use of technology or no use of technology at all, according to a new survey released by Educause.The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents voted last week to stop offering "back up" appointments to administrators.

November 15, 2005

Nearly every gathering of college officials these days reveals at least an undercurrent of concern, if not a full blown anxiety fest, about the public’s heightened scrutiny of and skepticism about higher education.

November 15, 2005

Policy by Stanford chemistry department may offer a model for many institutions.

November 14, 2005

"High risk" community college students are more engaged than their "low risk" peers, but still fall behind, survey finds.

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.

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