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December 9, 2005
Fisk University has announced plans to sell two paintings -- one by Georgia O'Keefe and one by Marsden Hartley -- to raise money for a science building and other projects, Nashville City Paper reported.

December 8, 2005
A judge dismisses lawsuit by alumni seeking to reverse sale of their house to the university.

December 8, 2005
U.S. can seize benefits when borrower has been delinquent for a decade, Supreme Court rules.

December 8, 2005
Many experts think the '80s fights over curriculum were nothing compared to today's battles over Iraq, patriotism, God and evolution.

December 8, 2005
The fund headed by the first President Bush and President Clinton to raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina included among its first set of grants Wednesday $30 million for 34 colleges damaged by the storm. Institutions will use the money for repairs, student support or faculty benefits."Universities and colleges are the cornerstones of communities across the region.

December 8, 2005
Bellarmine University is divided over what to do about a student who wears a Nazi-related armband.

December 8, 2005
Low income, high performing students are plentiful enough that selective colleges should be able to admit more of them, study finds.

December 7, 2005
Justices seem inclined to uphold law that bars federal funds to campuses that restrict military recruiters.

December 7, 2005
Four associations have released a guide for colleges to use in reviewing whether their copyright policies reflect recent legal and technological developments. The guide notes that colleges and their faculty members are major producers of copyrighted material, and that professors and students also are big users of such material -- sometimes in ways that create legal difficulties.

December 7, 2005
Professor fired by U. of South Florida found not guilty on some charges, renewing debate over his dismissal and academic freedom.

December 7, 2005
Leaders of top research institutions declare that "barriers still exist to the full participation of women."

December 7, 2005
Two physicists ushered in quantum optics, but one got the prize -- leading some to protest.

December 7, 2005
Police investigate roadside assault on professor who planned course critical of intelligent design.

December 6, 2005
Study looks for factors that encourage Ph.D. completion and finds that expectations count for a lot.

December 6, 2005
A law professor who became a conservative cause célèbre resigns after parts of his story unravel.

December 6, 2005
Faculty members call suspension of highly ranked student blogger at dentistry school a breach of ethics.

December 6, 2005
8 years into campaign to enter the elite, U. of Kentucky assesses its progress and how far it has yet to go.

December 6, 2005
The Lumina Foundation for Education on Monday announced a $3 million grant to help students at colleges that were affected by Hurricane Katrina. Of the funds, $2 million will go to students who attended community or technical colleges in Louisiana or Mississippi. An estimated $14.5 million that the University of Notre Dame will earn for its Fiesta Bowl appearance will go to three academic projects.

December 6, 2005
OECD and Unesco propose new safeguards against the export of low-quality higher education.

December 5, 2005
Participants at liberal event avoid expulsion, but new gay rights group left in limbo on right to form.

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