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January 25, 2006
Stipends are gone for some striking NYU graduate assistants.

January 25, 2006
Study finds little difference in reports by men and women of sex harassment on college campuses.

January 25, 2006
New company sells universities tool to evaluate faculty output and departmental quality, but ratings are secret.

January 25, 2006
Students for a Democratic Society, the movement that galvanized campuses in the '60s before dissolving in bitter infighting, is trying for a comeback.

January 25, 2006
With participation stagnating, association makes individual membership free and sees huge influx of professors and students.

January 24, 2006
At Columbia College Chicago, uproar over a midnight raid and firing of creator of animated satire about institution's president.

January 24, 2006
A conservative alumni group at the University of California at Los Angeles on Monday withdrew its offer to pay students $100 to file tapes and notes on what professors say during courses.

January 24, 2006
Researchers sought to hold up publication of a study on logging and forest regeneration they say is flawed.

January 24, 2006
U. of Florida backs down on benefits plan that would have involved asking some employees if they were having sex.

January 24, 2006
It is supposed to be a boon for colleges and students, the one major provision in federal legislation to reduce the budget deficit that makes it easier for higher education to swallow the unpalatable parts of the bill that cut benefits to students. After all, the proposed program would provide $3.75 billion in grant aid for students, a rare injection of new federal funds into higher education at a time of fiscal austerity and budget slashing.

January 24, 2006
At panel on campus alcohol abuse, Hartford's Walt Harrison surprised audience by talking about his own student drinking.

January 23, 2006
David Skorton says he hopes to emphasize undergraduate education and uniting university's campuses and programs.

January 23, 2006
Alumni leaders and other seek ouster of president -- and question his role in fund raising and in layoffs.

January 23, 2006
Citing scandals, state regents forbid new programs pending a review of regulations and rules.

January 23, 2006
Tiny Shimer College plans to pick up and move to the Chicago campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology.

January 23, 2006
Princeton University on Saturday announced a gift of $101 million to support the arts. Peter B. Lewis, a Princeton trustee and a major arts philanthropist, is making the donation. Also Saturday, Princeton released a report on how the university can enhance the arts with the gift and through other efforts.

January 23, 2006
Endowments saw average return of 9.3 percent in fiscal 2005 -- with greatest gains going to institutions that were already wealthy.

January 20, 2006
Association's new measure makes athletes' graduation rates rise at virtually all Division I institutions.

January 20, 2006
Colleges, especially private institutions, are giving more aid to wealthy students, according to an analysis published on the Education Sector Web site.

January 20, 2006
A month after a literacy study embarrassed many colleges, new research points to problems with computation.

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