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July 5, 2005
Student at Victor Valley Community College says instructor penalized her for mentioning issues of faith in an assignment.

July 5, 2005
New research shows that a single, optimistic college adviser can propel legions of low-income high school students to higher education.

July 5, 2005
College cuts budget of center that invited Ward Churchill; controversial professor offends again -- this time with comments on "fragging."

July 5, 2005
George Washington U. contests results of part-timers' vote to unionize, provoking outcry from adjuncts.

July 5, 2005
North Carolina State U. found to have ignored repeated incidents involving a professor -- and to have promoted him.

July 1, 2005
U.S. House rejects amendment that would have undermined year-old Treasury Department rules.

July 1, 2005
At more institutions, admitted applicants face criminal background checks.

July 1, 2005
When Paul W. Barrows announced in November that he was stepping down from his administrative position at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, he cited "changing family circumstances" and said he would use his eligible leave time while preparing for a career change. The university press release included praise for Barrows for his work as vice chancellor for student affairs.John D. Wiley, the chancellor, praised Barrows for his "thoughtful leadership."

July 1, 2005
2-year colleges can go a few weeks without serious financial difficulties, officials say.

July 1, 2005
Larry Ellison, chief executive of Oracle Corp., plans to donate $115 million to Harvard University to create an institute to study the cost effectiveness of global health initiatives, the Wall Street Journal reported.

June 30, 2005
Large group of economics graduate students are under investigation at university known for its honor code.

June 30, 2005
Major faculty union objects to statement issued by college groups to respond to David Horowitz.

June 30, 2005
NEH would receive $143 million and NEA $131 million in 2006, up $5 million each.

June 30, 2005
Federal appeals court rules that Penn official can be sued for comments made during university's grievance process.

June 30, 2005
University presidents from around the world have endorsed a statement on principles on academic freedom. The statement comes out of a meeting this year at Columbia University.Two-thirds of college students believe it's ethical to download or swap digital copyrighted music and video files, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Business Software Alliance.

June 30, 2005
Agencies should push for more and better information on completion and job placement rates, consumer group says.

June 29, 2005
The first Jesuit-led new media program gets under way at Fairfield University.

June 29, 2005
Amid the torrent of reports and calls to arms about the dangers of growing student loan debt comes a study suggesting that things might not be quite as bad as they seem.

June 29, 2005
Anthropologists rescind 2002 report on alleged research misconduct and 1919 censure of Franz Boas.

June 29, 2005
The Apollo Group, owner of the University of Phoenix, announced Tuesday that its profit in the third quarter of its current fiscal year rose by 40 percent over the comparable period a year ago. Enrollments at Phoenix and Apollo's other institutions rose by 23 percent, to 295,500 students, and online enrollments climbed  by 41 percent from the third quarter last year.About two dozen colleges in Texas are losing their vanity plates.

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