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March 13, 2006
Federal agencies have released new details on the Bush administration's plans to improve study of foreign languages, especially those that relate to national security.

March 13, 2006
One choice facing search committees for college presidencies is whether to go with an inside candidate (promoting a provost or vice president) or going outside to a top administrator at a comparable institution.

March 13, 2006
Colleges face legal backlash when they bar students who report suicidal feelings or other serious psychological problems.

March 10, 2006
Federal panel finds evidence for woman to proceed with claim over Georgia's handling of rape allegations involving athletes.

March 10, 2006
Budget blueprint offers more money for Education Department and NIH than President Bush proposed.

March 10, 2006
A week after defending Bush education budget in Senate, Spellings endures a going-over in the other chamber.

March 10, 2006
Facing demands for study in Israel, U.S. colleges rethink reliance on State Dept. warnings -- potentially opening up programs in many countries.

March 10, 2006
The Arizona Senate has rejected a bill -- widely opposed by academics in the state -- that would have let students opt out of material that they found offensive, the Associated Press reported.

March 10, 2006
Some U. of California academic senators are poised to remove chairman, but their ability to do so is unclear.

March 10, 2006
Some U. of California academic senators are poised to remove chairman, but their ability to do so is unclear.

March 9, 2006
Faculty and staff perplexed and board mum as 3 top administrators quit on the same day.

March 9, 2006
Number of Hispanic-serving institutions increased 80 percent in 8 years.

March 9, 2006
Undergraduates from 2 Birmingham colleges arrested in nationally publicized crimes.

March 9, 2006
In a post-Katrina cost-cutting move, Louisiana is changing the way it manages its system of technical and community colleges, the Board of Supervisors of the Louisiana and Technical College System announced. Most central office duties will be replaced with a regional management system.A legislative committee in Colorado has effectively ki

March 9, 2006
Last week, Rep. Ric Keller (R-Fla.) was named by the new chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, Rep. Howard P. (Buck) McKeon, to replace McKeon as head of the panel's Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness, which is primarily responsible for dealing with higher education issues.

March 9, 2006
Oberlin College is taking a “fearless” marketing approach to overcome conceptions of what some see as “weirdness.” 

March 8, 2006
The application process is becoming a requirement for high school graduation in some Texas districts, with encouraging results. 

March 8, 2006
U. of Michigan president says critics of book search program and opponents of stem cell research impede the social good.

March 8, 2006
Facing uphill climb, student group rallies on Capitol Hill for increased spending on grants and student aid.

March 8, 2006
The University of New Orleans, still suffering from the impact of Katrina, is seeking board approval to declare financial exigency, which would pave the way for layoffs, including those who have tenure, the Associated Press reported. No details have been released about the scope of the layoffs, but they could be significant.Forty-three U.S.

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