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May 24, 2006

Eight years after a mentally ill man beat a fellow student to death in a dimly lit stairwell on the Knox College campus, an Illinois jury has found the college negligent and ordered it to pay $1.05 million to the family of the murdered student. In March 1988, Clyde A. Best, then a student at Knox, a private liberal-arts institution in Galesburg, Ill., beat Andrea Racibozynski, a 19-year-old freshman, to death with a brick in a glass-enclosed stairwell. Best was sentenced to 60 years in prison in 1999 after pleading guilty but mentally ill.

May 23, 2006

Richard K. Vedder has a lot to say about higher education, and he hasn't exactly had a problem getting heard: He writes regularly for The Wall Street Journal, has published a book about college costs and prices, and has testified before Congress on several occasions.

May 23, 2006

Sagging enrollment prompts changes in the college's co-op curriculum to emphasize group learning and speed up graduation.

May 23, 2006

Presidents, rabbis, activists and students gather to consider matters of faith and headline-grabbing controversies.

May 23, 2006

Many a guest has Bill O’Reilly intimidated with his verbal jab-hook-uppercut combos. Dave Frohnmayer, president of the University of Oregon, however, was neither a guest nor intimidated.

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