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January 13, 2006
Dispute over collective bargaining for part-time faculty members appears likely to head to court.

January 13, 2006
University says rules were misunderstood, but that underlying philosophy will remain in place.

January 13, 2006
Senate scrutiny of Alito's ties to reactionary alumni group provokes reflection on Princeton's past and present.

January 12, 2006
Wheaton of Illinois faces scrutiny for firing professor who became Catholic; Oklahoma Christian U. may fire those who divorce.

January 12, 2006
Momentum to enact key legislation may be undercut by budget measure and political climate on Capitol Hill.

January 12, 2006
A study being released today by Commonfund finds that college endowments experienced endowment returns of 9.7 percent last year, USA Today  reported. As is typically the case, colleges with larger endowments saw better returns. The Commonfund survey does not release information on the endowments size of of institutions, by name.

January 12, 2006
DNA patents encourage academic research, and often do not restrict information, study finds.

January 12, 2006
A new mystery, "The Missing Professor," aims to promote faculty development.

January 11, 2006
Texas oilman donates $165 million for athletics facilities -- the biggest gift in college sports history.

January 11, 2006
A Sikh student should be allowed to wear an ornamental knife, a judge ruled.

January 11, 2006
Pacific Lutheran U. gets a leg up in international education, with students studying on every continent at the same time.

January 11, 2006
Conservative critic of academe admits he has no evidence for two stories he uses to allege professorial bias.

January 11, 2006
Some TIAA-CREF account holders have been unable to get access to their funds in recent months because of technology problems caused by platform upgrades, eWeek reported. According to the publication, thousands of TIAA-CREF plan participants experienced the problems.

January 10, 2006
Division III keeps out the redshirt; academic progress rates coming soon; presidential involvement in Division I; and more.

January 10, 2006
Supreme Court lets stand ruling favoring public university's policy on blocking unsolicited e-mail messages.

January 10, 2006
Professor and counselor at Florida International U. charged with covertly helping Castro government.

January 10, 2006
The latest hearing by a Pennsylvania legislative committee investigating allegations of political bias at universities featured one complaining student, who admitted to never having filed a grievance with his university, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

January 10, 2006
Scholars of war and the military consider how the Iraq conflict changes their responsibilities and careers.

January 9, 2006
When most scholars have their grant applications rejected by the National Endowment for the Humanities, they shrug. Only a small minority of grants are approved, so there's no way any application can be a sure thing.

January 9, 2006
Members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division I voted at the group’s annual convention in Indianapolis Saturday to overturn increases in the maximum number of scholarships available for female athletes. Critics characterized the move as a setback for women's sports, but supporters of the reversal said the proposed increases were not the best way to help female athletes and would favor the division's wealthier programs.

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