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December 7, 2005
Leaders of top research institutions declare that "barriers still exist to the full participation of women."

December 7, 2005
Two physicists ushered in quantum optics, but one got the prize -- leading some to protest.

December 7, 2005
Police investigate roadside assault on professor who planned course critical of intelligent design.

December 7, 2005
Justices seem inclined to uphold law that bars federal funds to campuses that restrict military recruiters.

December 6, 2005
Faculty members call suspension of highly ranked student blogger at dentistry school a breach of ethics.

December 6, 2005
8 years into campaign to enter the elite, U. of Kentucky assesses its progress and how far it has yet to go.

December 6, 2005
The Lumina Foundation for Education on Monday announced a $3 million grant to help students at colleges that were affected by Hurricane Katrina. Of the funds, $2 million will go to students who attended community or technical colleges in Louisiana or Mississippi. An estimated $14.5 million that the University of Notre Dame will earn for its Fiesta Bowl appearance will go to three academic projects.

December 6, 2005
OECD and Unesco propose new safeguards against the export of low-quality higher education.

December 6, 2005
Study looks for factors that encourage Ph.D. completion and finds that expectations count for a lot.

December 6, 2005
A law professor who became a conservative cause célèbre resigns after parts of his story unravel.

December 5, 2005
Participants at liberal event avoid expulsion, but new gay rights group left in limbo on right to form.

December 5, 2005
As shifts in anthropological representations of indigenous peoples take root, they also evolve.

December 5, 2005
City U. of New York starts ambitious effort to deal with one of higher ed's most vexing demographic challenges.

December 5, 2005
Despite comments that enraged many alumni, Richmond president keeps his job.

December 5, 2005
Middlebury College announced Friday that it had finished a deal under which the Monterey Institute of International Studies became an affiliate of the college. Academic programs at the two institutions are not expected to see immediate changes, but Middlebury is expected to strengthen Monterey financially.

December 5, 2005
Finance panel's review to focus on board's due diligence in setting ex-president's pay -- and nonprofit trustee oversight generally.

December 2, 2005
At anthropology meeting, education experts consider role of role models in improving high schools.

December 2, 2005
Kansas professor -- following more reports of anti-religious comments -- withdraws class on intelligent design.

December 2, 2005
In a meeting Thursday evening between University of Pennsylvania administrators and a student who had been charged by the Office of Student Conduct with harassment for taking pictures of a couple engaged in sexual activity in a dormitory window, the university dropped all charges. “We have decided not to pursue further disciplinary action, but we are disturbed by the photographer’s conduct in this matter,” Lori Doyle, a spokeswoman for Penn said after the meeting.

December 2, 2005
Letter to lawmakers says reductions in student loan programs would hurt students and lenders alike, limiting access to college.

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