College administration

The Rich Get Richer

Endowments saw average return of 9.3 percent in fiscal 2005 -- with greatest gains going to institutions that were already wealthy.

Grumbling at Grambling

Alumni leaders and other seek ouster of president -- and question his role in fund raising and in layoffs.

Cornell Turns to Iowa (Again) for a President

David Skorton says he hopes to emphasize undergraduate education and uniting university's campuses and programs.

Presidential Disclosure on Student Drinking

At panel on campus alcohol abuse, Hartford's Walt Harrison surprised audience by talking about his own student drinking.

How Productive Is Your Program?

New company sells universities tool to evaluate faculty output and departmental quality, but ratings are secret.

A New Baptist Higher Education

Incoming president at Mercer U. says religious institutions can embrace academic freedom and still keep their values.

Key Harvard Dean Will Leave Post

William Kirby will return to teaching amid grumbling over curricular review and reported split with Summers.

Share and Share Alike

Some colleges that took in Katrina-displaced students forgo federal funds so others can get more. Other colleges seek every penny.

The Cost of Trimming

West Virginia Wesleyan -- to distress of some professors -- deals with enrollment drops by cutting physics and math majors.

Doling Out Katrina Relief

Louisiana announces formula for giving out relief funds for colleges provided by Congress.

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