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

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.

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

March 31, 2006
After dropping or softening several contentious provisions, divided House passes a Higher Education Act bill.

March 31, 2006
Controversial Yale recruit appears to be causing less of a stir on campus than off.

March 31, 2006
Low minority enrollments trigger series of protests and considerable campus discussion.

March 31, 2006
For first time, the college cancels all classes, replacing them for a day with special academic programs related to Katrina.

March 31, 2006
Public colleges and universities with big-time athletics programs spent at least $1 billion on them last year, according to an analysis published Thursday in The Indianapolis Star. The newspaper based its analysis on information that the colleges report to the National Collegiate Athletic Association -- information that The Star obtained through freedom-of-information requests.

March 30, 2006
Last year's graphic cable show at U. of California at San Diego sets off debate over censorship and taste.

March 30, 2006
First day of House debate on Higher Education Act bill devolves into finger pointing.

March 30, 2006
Spending blueprint would stick closely to Bush plan, but amendment to add funds for NIH and education is planned.

March 30, 2006
Study suggests that claims of pro-liberal tilt may have it backwards.

March 30, 2006
NYU told students that if they want to display the Danish cartoons for a panel discussion, the event must be closed to the public.

March 30, 2006
The University of Cincinnati is planning to spend $650,000 for the women's rowing team to have a new training site, the Associated Press reported. Female athletes sued the university last year, charging that male athletes received more money and better facilities.

March 29, 2006
On eve of vote, House leaders make changes in key legislation to bolster support, but critics aren't won over.

March 29, 2006
A troubled California community college, on the verge of losing its accreditation, could be saved by a friend.

March 29, 2006
New survey of counseling center directors reveals major concerns about suicides and policies to prevent them.

March 29, 2006
Ohio University's Russ College of Engineering has confirmed at least 30 cases of "verbatim plagiarism" by graduates of the college's mechanical engineering department, based on accusations raised last year by another former student. The dean of the college, Dennis Irwin, said Tuesday that a preliminary report from a faculty investigative committee had found evidence of plagiarism in many of the 44 master's theses that Thomas A. Matrka had brought to the attention of college officials.

March 29, 2006
Amid rape allegations, Duke suspends lacrosse season -- and experts consider lessons and warnings for other colleges.

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