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June 23, 2005
N.J. court says Seton Hall can deny recognition to gay group -- even though the Catholic college's anti-bias rule includes sexual orientation.

June 23, 2005
Change magazine is changing hands.The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching announced Wednesday that it would assume editorial control of the bimonthly higher education magazine, which is owned by Heldref Publications.

June 23, 2005
College groups issue statement on "academic rights and responsibilities" in the hope of quashing controversial legislation.

June 22, 2005
A Senate appropriations subcommittee drafted a spending bill Tuesday that would provide $5.5 billion in funds for the National Science Foundation in the 2006 fiscal year, an increase of just $58.1 million, or barely, 1 percent, over what the agency is currentlyreceiving .

June 22, 2005
Throughout the Bush administration, the president's policies have been criticized by many scientists. On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union issued a new and harsh analysis of those policies.

June 22, 2005
Technicality leads Iowa Supreme Court to throw out award to a former graduate student everyone agrees was sexually harassed.

June 22, 2005
For first time, Palomar College provides office space so part-timers don't have to meet with students in hallways.

June 21, 2005
Some college officials have an unconventional idea for how students can cut their education loans.

June 21, 2005
A U.S. appeals court extends to higher education a 1988 Supreme Court ruling that let high schools review student content.

June 21, 2005
$240 million sought in case that some see as attack on scholars who speak out on their areas of expertise.

June 21, 2005
States should create "alternate routes" to becoming a teacher. Colleges should require future teachers to major in a field other than education. These are two of the scores of reforms of teacher education that have been put forth in the last 20 years.

June 20, 2005
Wisconsin legislators approve a bill barring campus health centers from dispensing the "morning after" contraception pill.

June 20, 2005
Students who enroll i n college immediately after high school are more likely to earn degrees than are those students who delay starting college, according to a new study by the National Center for Education Statistics.The University of Missouri at Kansas City has placed on administrative leave a dean who admitted plagiarizing portions of a commencement speech, reported the Associated Press.

June 20, 2005
At 2 community colleges, student editors and administrators try to work out their differences, with mixed success.

June 20, 2005
Graduate students react with a mix of dismay and disregard to NYU's rejection of a TA union.

June 20, 2005
Lawrence's new fellowships seek to teach future college teachers how to teach.

June 17, 2005
Appropriations Committee endorses $50 increase in Pell maximum and minuscule boost for NIH.

June 17, 2005
The only private university ever to accept a TA union plans to stop collective bargaining with graduate students.

June 17, 2005
A House panel approves bills on graduate and international education, beginning formal work on the massive federal law.

June 17, 2005
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled this week that three public-service lawyers were entitled to have their Perkins Loans forgiven, and that a lower court should not have presumed that the Education Department was within its rights to disqualify loan forgiveneness in these cases. Education Department officials did not respond to requests for comment on the case, De La Mota v. U.S.

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