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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
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.

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 28, 2005
Appeals court tells CUNY it must negotiate with faculty union over intellectual property rules.

June 28, 2005
The case of William C. Bradford isn't quite what it seems, but it has riled up plenty of people in Indiana.

June 28, 2005
Administrators say policy changes on Greek life and other issues dear to traditionalists are no pattern.

June 28, 2005
Students are major users of downloading software that justices say entertainment companies can sue over.

June 28, 2005
Virginia Commonwealth University is starting a program this fall in homeland security and emergency preparedness.Wells College is starting a new minor in first nations and indigenous studies.

June 27, 2005
University press book sets off debate involving Alan Dershowitz, Arnold Schwarzenegger and charges of plagiarism and anti-Semitism.

June 27, 2005
New research explains why gaps between disciplines are larger at some institutions than others.

June 27, 2005
In passing spending measure for student aid and NIH, lawmakers approve permanent end to lender loophole.

June 27, 2005
63% of undergraduates in 2003-4 received financial assistance, and proportion that got loans grew, U.S. study finds.

June 27, 2005
Liberal arts college in Vermont will take over California institute known for its graduate programs in global fields.

June 27, 2005
Janet B. Ayers, the president of West Central Technical College, quit suddenly last week after The Atlanta Journal-Constitution made inquiries about large pay raises in the last two year for the man she recently married. Several technical college presidents in the state have recently been caught up in nepotism controversies and one was forced to dismiss his wife as a college employee.

June 24, 2005
The Supreme Court allowed affirmative action, but new report blasts Education Department for discouraging it.

June 24, 2005
The "last bastion of prejudice in higher education," according to Cynthia Johnson, is the belief that developmentally disabled students don't have a place in colleges.These students, many of whom would have been called mentally retarded in an earlier era, have a range of skills. And while a growing number of colleges have created a few programs or certificates for such students, Johnson is running a program that is moving to another level.

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