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August 26, 2005
Report notes huge gains and huge problems for Native Americans in higher education.

August 26, 2005
Now that the National Collegiate Athletic Association has opened the door for Florida State University, Central Michigan University and the University of Utah -- and perhaps others -- hope to walk through it.

August 26, 2005
Columbia University's Business School and the Fudan University School of Management, in Shanghai, China, are starting joint programs to teach international business issues to Chinese financial executives. The first program will be in Shanghai and will focus on emerging financial markets.Kaplan University has announced new online master's degrees in criminal justice and business administration.

August 26, 2005
After a professor at Iowa State University voiced support for "intelligent design" theories as an alternative to evolution, 120 professors signed a statement that they "reject all attempts to represent Intelligent Design as a scientific endeavor."Federal auditors found two violations of student-aid regulations at the University of Phoenix, but also found that the for-profit giant was largely in compliance with rules for loans and grants,

August 25, 2005
With rare faculty support, board extends contract of the college's chief executive.

August 25, 2005
Board acts amid reports of lavish spending of university funds.

August 25, 2005
Despite opposition, the 100-year old Atlanta College of Art will become part of the Savannah College of Art and Design.

August 25, 2005
American academic groups push for the release of most prominent woman in Iraqi science.

August 25, 2005
College groups offer suggestions on how to improve on the House's Higher Ed Act legislation.

August 25, 2005
Bob Huggins resigned as men's basketball coach at the University of Cincinnati after President Nancy Zimpher gave him a Wednesday deadline to quit or be fired. The Cincinnati Post reported that Huggins had agreed to a buyout, worth about $3 million, to end his 16 years as coach, which included much on-the-court success but a dubious academic recordand other turmoil, including Huggins' drunk driving arrest last summer.

August 24, 2005
Beloit's latest list explains a class for whom voice mail has always been a reality.

August 24, 2005
President to hit the road, astride her Harley, to tell Jay Leno a thing or two about the institutions he derides.

August 24, 2005
As faculty members join classified employees, 70% of Youngstown State workers on strike.

August 24, 2005
In new program at West Georgia, 25 African-American males will live in the same dormitory and take the same courses.

August 24, 2005
NCAA approves university's use of Seminole name and imagery, citing tribe's support.

August 24, 2005
The maximum Pell Grant should be raised so that it covers 50 percent of the average cost of attending a four-year public university and the curriculums of high schools and colleges should be better aligned as part of a larger strategy to help all students succeed in America's education system, according to a report issued Tuesday by a panel of educators, business leaders and others.

August 23, 2005
This year's top party school objects (plus a new, socially conscious entrant in the ratings game).

August 23, 2005
Only 17 percent of medical students are very satisfied with their curriculum, according to a survey released Monday by the American Medical Student Association.

August 23, 2005
New study says that women in academe are justified in feeling more pressure than their male colleagues.

August 23, 2005
Recent incidents -- including arrests in grade changing scheme involving sex and money -- raise issue of integrity in registrars' offices.

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