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April 6, 2006
The U.S. Education Department has issued a letter that provides further information about the two new grant programs created as part of the Higher Education Reconciliation Act this winter: the Academic Competitiveness Grant and National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Programs.

April 5, 2006
Scientists have grabbed the headlines, but some artists and art students may have visa woes of their own.

April 5, 2006
Congressional advisory panel launches study to explore programs to help low- and moderate-income students graduate.

April 5, 2006
John Carroll's president announces $2.7 million in budget cuts to deal with a drop in students.

April 5, 2006
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a supplemental 2006 spending bill Tuesday that would provide $30 million in aid for colleges in Louisiana and Mississippi that "sustained damage or incurred recovery or response costs from the hurricanes which ravaged the Gulf Coast." The money, which would be provided through the U.S. Education Department's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, was added to the bill by Sens. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and Mary Landrieu (D-La.).

April 5, 2006
The new cohort of scholars is not just younger and more diverse -- new research suggests a values gap colleges need to address.

April 5, 2006
Sabbaticals are common in higher education -- for professors. Should more college chief executives take them?

April 4, 2006
UAW and grad student leaders vow to press on, but NYU isn't wavering, many TA's are back at work and undergraduate support has lessened.

April 4, 2006
Foundation will use "community engagement" for the first time in a new, voluntary approach to college groupings.

April 4, 2006
Western Oregon University and faculty members reached agreement on a contract, apparently averting a strike set for Wednesday, the Associated Press reported. A news release from the university said the new deal "provides step increases and cost-of-living increases the faculty were hoping for, and it restores the salary steps faculty lost during the salary fre

April 4, 2006
Some fret over seeming shift in Education Dept. policy on campus anti-Semitism, but U.S. says status quo holds.

April 4, 2006
Experts had hoped that legal fight would offer guidance for other colleges on liability for students with serious mental health problems.

April 4, 2006
Minority students' dropoff in science and math persistence occurs later in college years, new study suggests.

April 3, 2006
Major public universities consider a new system for measuring and comparing quality in undergraduate education.

April 3, 2006
University calls off women's softball season following drinking incident with recruit.

April 3, 2006
Muslim students arrive in significant numbers -- ready to engage in campus life while maintaining their own identities. 

April 3, 2006
Dubuque University is facing a lawsuit over a dispute with a professor recruited to lead a new ethics center at the Iowa institution, The Des Moines Register reported. The professor is suing over demands that he agree to certain salary limits and not to criticize the university.

April 3, 2006
Home improvements for Santa Cruz chancellor annoy legislators.

April 3, 2006
NYU's plan for $200 million institute on antiquity renews debate over collecting of ancient objects.

March 31, 2006
U.S. college commission floats idea of blowing up regional system and creating a national one.

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