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September 12, 2006

Following reports on revoked degree, professor loses posts at 2 universities in the past year.

September 12, 2006

Leaders of historically black institutions search for lessons after a challenging year.

September 12, 2006

As more colleges have adopted "family friendly" policies for professors, many experts have noted that relatively small shares of those eligible for the flexible arrangements use them. Much has been written about why this is the case, with many observers guessing that young parents, especially women, fear that asking for flexible arrangements may hurt them in the tenure process.

September 12, 2006

Public colleges -- flagship and 2-year alike -- spend hefty sums on aid to students without financial need, College Board finds.

September 12, 2006

Harvard University is eliminating early admissions next year and shifting to a single application deadline of January 1 for undergraduates. The move comes after several years in which many education experts said that early admissions programs favor wealthy applicants, who are more likely to be able to figure out their first choice early in the process and who may not need to compare aid packages among institutions.

September 12, 2006

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- On this point few people familiar with the state of American higher education can disagree: The country is not doing a good job educating students from low-income families now, and with the number of low-income Americans poised to grow, that problem is poised to become much more dire.

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