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July 29, 2005
New survey suggests that prospective students rely on the Web but still want printed materials and even human interaction.

July 29, 2005
Conrad K. Harper, one of the seven members of the Harvard Corporation, has quit, the university announced Thursday. Harper, the only black member of the university's most powerful board, told reporters that he could no longer support the leadership of President Lawrence H. Summers, but he declined to go into details.

July 28, 2005
The United States should double the number of college students graduating with degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees by 2015 to avoid losing its edge in the global economic competition, the Business Roundtable said in a report Wednesday.

July 28, 2005
Some researchers organize boycott of Society for Neuroscience meeting because of invitation to religious leader.

July 28, 2005
A group that favors church-state separation challenges U. of Minnesota program on role of religion in healing.

July 28, 2005
Country's higher education minister welcomes partnerships with American colleges -- but only on certain terms.

July 28, 2005
Jefferson Community and Technical College, in Kentucky, has developed an associate in applied science degree in biomedical technology. Fontbonne University, in St. Louis, has started a new bachelor of arts in contemporary studies, which addresses ethics, values, cultures and public responsibility in contemporary issues, and a B.A.

July 27, 2005
Faculty recruits at Marshall U. are getting salaries that are significantly higher than experienced professors. Guess who isn't happy.

July 27, 2005
Foundation selects University of Chicago's Don Randel to succeed William Bowen as its president.

July 27, 2005
Administrators are urged to pay more attention to differentials in expenses of various departments.

July 26, 2005
Arizona State University employees did not violate any rules or policies in their handling of a football player who stands accused of shooting a former teammate, the university said Monday.

July 26, 2005
Colleges take environmental issues seriously when they think doing so will save money, study suggests.

July 26, 2005
The University of Washington is about to gain the distinction of having the only Ph.D.-awarding program in women's studies to be led by a man.

July 26, 2005
California State campuses attack alcohol abuse with a mix of peer education and stricter enforcement.

July 26, 2005
Study finds National Science Foundation programs have made a difference, but urges focus on community colleges.

July 25, 2005
Kent State professors consider a strike over plan to change their health benefits.

July 25, 2005
Asked to rank the relative importance of saving for retirement or their children's college education, 46 percent rank them equally, but of the remainder, more put retirement in first place, according to a survey by Allstate discussed on the Motley Fool Web site (free registration required).

July 25, 2005
Texas figures show that granting in-state tuition rates makes a big difference in enrollments -- especially at community colleges.

July 25, 2005
House Higher Ed Act legislation has something for everyone to like and dislike.

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