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May 16, 2005
New television show features competition among bright low-income students -- and admissions officers as judges -- for a full scholarship.

May 13, 2005
A coalition of colleges and companies that monitors the working conditions at manufacturers of collegiate apparel announced Thursday that it had accredited the compliance programs of six of its member companies. The Fair Labor Association said that adidas-Salomon, Eddie Bauer, Liz Claiborne, Nike, Phillips-Van Heusen and Reebok had met its requirements for implementing a "rigorous" code of conduct in its factories.

May 13, 2005
In an unusually controversial alumni election, two candidates who questioned many college policies win.

May 13, 2005
Education Department imposes no fines or penalties after investigation into wrongdoing at Bryman College campus in San Jose.

May 13, 2005
The NLRB agreed to hear an appeal that could make it next to impossible for professors to bargain collectively at colleges with religious ties.

May 13, 2005
St. Lawrence University seeks to unmask the authors of a controversial blog.

May 13, 2005
Legislators pass competing proposals to revamp the law that guarantees admission to students based on high school class rank.

May 12, 2005
Thousands of teaching assistants were planning to walk off their jobs at California State U. campuses.

May 12, 2005
50 chief executives will work to solve problems regarding finances, academic values and athletes' welfare.

May 12, 2005
2 community colleges eliminate their newspapers, and much is lost.

May 12, 2005
After long legislative fight, Arizona lawmakers turn back bid by community colleges to offer four-year degrees.

May 12, 2005
The College of the Holy Cross announced Wednesday that it would no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores. College officials said that they had already been placing more emphasis on other factors in admissions decisions, and that the requirement did not seem necessary.The Institute of International Education has launched a new online atlas that shows the enrollment patterns of students from all over the world.

May 12, 2005
Faculty members sue Knoxville College, charging that they haven’t been compensated for nearly a year.

May 11, 2005
A new report says that the United States needs to change numerous policies on visas and security clearances.

May 11, 2005
No one at Southern Methodist University knew -- for sure -- who The Phantom Professor was. The professor's blog, like those of many untenured academics, was anonymous and the university was never named.

May 11, 2005
NCAA finds that Nicholls State coaches and advisers helped 29 athletes cheat their way through online courses from Brigham Young.

May 11, 2005
Boston College says it wants to have gay students and professors, but won't ban discrimination against them.

May 11, 2005
The "preoccupation with money" is eroding the values of higher education, argues a new book: Saving Higher Education in the Age of Money, published in April by the University of Virginia Press. The authors -- James Engell and Anthony Dangerfield -- question the endowment obsession of presidents, the rating obsession of admissions officers, and the career obsession of students.

May 10, 2005
Career Education Corp.,  a for-profit higher education company facing numerous accusations of wrongdoing, issued a statement Monday in which it summarized the results of its investigations of the allegations.

May 10, 2005
Wayne State professors attack plan to break up college focused on disadvantaged and minority students.

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