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November 7, 2005
Religious and spiritual undergrads tend to be more engaged, survey finds.

November 7, 2005
University system's No. 2 official resigns amid investigation of hiring practices and possible conflicts of interest.

November 7, 2005
Professors call for a broader view of their programs -- and consider how to reach "resistant" white students.

November 7, 2005
Two Texas universities learned Friday who their next leaders will be. The search committee for the presidency of the University of Texas at Austin announced that the sole finalist for the post is William Powers Jr., dean of the university's law school. Baylor University, meanwhile, announced that John M.

November 4, 2005
Anyone in search of a metaphor for the difficult financial and political situation facing American higher education had a slew to choose from at a conference on the business of higher education on Thursday. College officials are standing on a tightrope, said Stanley O. Ikenberry, trying to balance concurrent pressures to increase student access, control tuition and costs, and deal with declining financial support from governments and other traditional sources.

November 4, 2005
Legislation to cut billions in mandatory spending advanced in both chambers.

November 4, 2005
Amid aborted chancellor search, president faces growing criticism of his leadership -- or what some professors call a lack of it.

November 4, 2005
Gov. Jim Doyle of Wisconsin on Thursday vetoed legsiation to ban human cloning, saying that the bill was written in a way that would also bar many forms of research involving stem cells.

November 4, 2005
New plan for general education at Harvard would put many of the selections in students' hands.

November 4, 2005
He never slept much.But lately, the Rev. Kevin Wildes, president of Loyola University in New Orleans, has been getting only about three hours a night. "I’m not much of a worrier," he said. “But once I start thinking about things, I can’t just roll over.” And he’s had plenty to think about. He’s been crossing the country -- 16 cities in about 40 days -- meeting with alumni clubs, parents, and displaced students, assuring them that the doors will reopen in late January.

November 3, 2005
"From lecturing on the French Revolution to hauling manure in the spring, my life is agricultural and academic, inseparable and intertwined," writes Jeffrey A. Kaufmann, a professor of history at Muscatine Community College who has lived since birth on a 270-acre farm.

November 3, 2005
Students' need for remediation is a major driver of institutions' (and families') costs, and a target for policy makers.

November 3, 2005
Only 5 percent of prisoners nationwide are enrolled in college courses, even though that represents but a fraction of those who could benefit, according to a study being released today by the Institute for Higher Education Policy.

November 3, 2005
U.S. Supreme Court upheld it in 2003, but state appeals court approves initiative for next year's ballots.

November 3, 2005
Don’t tell that to administrators at the numerous colleges that have opened or are contemplating new ones.

November 3, 2005
Ever since Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger became Pope Benedict XVI, educators at Roman Catholic colleges in the United States have been trying to figure out what his agenda would be for their institutions.

November 2, 2005
Do professors at state colleges have different speech protections from other public employees? A court says No.

November 2, 2005
Scholars' association charges groups that review colleges of education and social work with using ideological tests on students.

November 2, 2005
Northeastern forum tried to exclude those who are not minority women and after administrators intervened, charges started flying.

November 2, 2005
Everyone agrees that college admissions is becoming an electronic process, but is that a good thing?

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