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December 2, 2005
Suit charges that professor's tenure bid was derailed over body counts he posts in a hallway.

December 1, 2005
Harvard University on Wednesday announced a $100 million gift for a joint Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology research institute on genomics. The gift doubles to the total support given to the institute by Eli and Edythe Broad.The University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire has suspended a controversial policy limiting the religious activities of resident assistants in their dormitory rooms.

December 1, 2005
Students ditch classes to support their teaching assistants on the picket line.

December 1, 2005
Anthropologists who aren’t faculty members struggle with identity.

December 1, 2005
Penn charges photographer with harassment for shots of two students who didn't close the blinds -- and many at the university are baffled.

December 1, 2005
For as long as there have been National Collegiate Athletic Association rules, there have been athletes desperate enough to compete, and colleges desperate enough to win, hunting for ways around the regulations. In no realm is the rule breaking more damaging to the integrity of higher education than in the association's academic rules, which now find themselves susceptible again.

December 1, 2005
Judge sides with college, but offers harsh criticism in case that has angered many black students.

November 30, 2005
Author of "Reclaiming the Ivory Tower" offers his views on activism and collective bargaining for contingent faculty members.

November 30, 2005
The University of Wisconsin System's Board of Regents abided by state law in 2001 when it fired a tenured professor for alleged sexual harassment and other misconduct, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. While it largely sided with the university in the case of John Marder, the court sent the case back to a lower court to resolve one factual issue.

November 30, 2005
Most students who fled New Orleans say they will return, but some colleges that admitted them temporarily are letting them stay.

November 30, 2005
As students face expulsion for expressing anti-Bush views, free speech concerns surface.

November 29, 2005
Many colleges in recent years have eliminated majors or departments in relatively obscure fields, citing the need to focus on areas with growing student interest. Few, however, have taken the step Post University plans: eliminating majors in English and history and upper-level courses in liberal arts generally.

November 29, 2005
When financial aid is included, what students pay rises less sharply -- but still usually outpaces inflation, U.S. study finds.

November 29, 2005
NYU sets date to cut stipends going to striking teaching assistants.

November 29, 2005
Students and professors say U. of Miami should come clean about poverty issues facing janitorial employees.

November 29, 2005
An administrator who was fired by Greenville Technical College after calling some Katrina refugees "yard apes" is suing to get her job back, the Associated Press reported. Renee Holcombe was associate vice president for student affairs when she made the comment.

November 29, 2005
Proposed federal guidelines urge universities to better document when researchers are doing NIH-sponsored studies.

November 28, 2005
University reviews new course after learning of professor's anti-intelligent design comments.

November 28, 2005
American universities award more Ph.D.'s, over all and in technical fields, for second year in a row.

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