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March 22, 2006
Proposed change in financing telecommunications for schools and low income areas could cost colleges big bucks.

March 22, 2006
James O. Freedman, who served as president of Dartmouth College and the University of Iowa and who was a highly respected and eloquent advocate for the liberal arts, died Tuesday of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Dartmouth announced. Freedman was credited with strengthening the intellectual climate at Dartmouth and bolstering its finances and its reputation.

March 22, 2006
On lawyers' advice, medical school decides that a subcommittee that screened only minority applicants has to go.

March 22, 2006
Lawsuit seeks to stop Education Department from denying financial aid to those convicted on drug charges.

March 22, 2006
More demand, more inflation could lead to greater burdens on low-income students, new state higher education report says.

March 21, 2006
U.S. higher ed panel’s second open meeting focuses on accessibility and colleges’ ability to train innovative thinkers.

March 21, 2006
Association, criticized over invitation list and distribution of anti-Semitic materials, abandons plan to revive session.

March 21, 2006
One college's officials describe the grief, the duties and the debates after a student took his own life in a highly visible way.

March 21, 2006
A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit that accused the University of California at Berkeley of unconstitutionally promoting one religious view over another through a Web site on evolution, the Associated Press reported.

March 21, 2006
College isn't as good an investment as it used to be, and low-income students feel that the most.

March 21, 2006
2 former House aides, including top Bush administration official, to return to lead education committee staff.

March 20, 2006
Lawsuit says president of Truckee Meadows Community College retaliated against colleague who refused to join him in a hot tub.

March 20, 2006
A New York jury has awarded $15.8 million to a woman who suffered permanent injuries after falling into a manhole at Union College in 2003, while she was a student there, The Albany Times Union reported.

March 20, 2006
Education Dept. tells Senate panel that despite concerns, surveys of students lead to addition of teams.

March 20, 2006
New law bars colleges from operating in the state without approval by agency recognized by U.S. government.

March 20, 2006
Chairman of Maryland public university board is third since 1999 to face questions of ethics.

March 20, 2006
It's professors -- not students -- who need to fear being judged unfairly because of their views, new study suggests.

March 17, 2006
Move follows mounting criticism from professors over deficits and management style.

March 17, 2006
Senate backs $7 billion increase in funds available for education and health spending -- mainly to undo previous cuts.

March 17, 2006
Coalition opposed to Academic Bill of Rights discusses its plans.

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