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All Longhorns, All the Time

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Unprecedented deal with ESPN will put Texas' teams (and professors?) on display 24/7 -- and bring the university as much as $12 million a year.

'Lessons From A Street-Wise Professor'

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Landing a job in today’s economy is tough for most college graduates. For those seeking a career in the fine arts, it’s even tougher.

In response to the changing landscape of professional music, which often requires that musicians work multiple jobs to make a living, some music schools are embedding entrepreneurship in their traditional curriculums in hopes of making their students more business-savvy.

Back to (Semi-)Normal

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Report shows solid rebound in college and university endowments, but offers some signs that institutions remain cautious.

Disruption, Delivery and Degrees

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Author who popularized idea that technological innovation disrupts industries' established powers applies theory to higher education -- with warning to traditional colleges.

Cast Out in Chicago

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Adjuncts at Columbia College Chicago say that administration's replacement of 100 long-serving instructors, without explanation, is an act of 'war' on their union.

Wanted: A Dependable Backer

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With states supporting a smaller share of public universities' budgets, should the federal government step in?

From Modernist to Modern

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At meeting of campus planners, 2 colleges describe cost-effective efforts to transform outmoded libraries into vibrant centers of campus activity.

About Face?

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Trustees at financially struggling Birmingham-Southern turn to retired general and banker to lead hoped-for recovery.

Community College Venture Sold

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Princeton Review unloads business line that delivers academic programs to two-year institutions seeking to build enrollments.

So You Say You're Broke?

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Hearing that the University of California system had $2.5 billion in “unrestricted net assets” on hand in 2010 could make anyone question the necessity of the 32 percent tuition hike that has been proposed, or the 11 to 26 furlough days that more than 100,000 employees were forced to take in 2009.

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