Liberal arts colleges

New Approach to Community College Transfers

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Dickinson, a private liberal arts institution, creates link to honors programs at four two-year institutions, offering financial and academic support in hopes of attracting new cohorts.

A Global Liberal Arts Alliance

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New network seeks to encourage colleges to trade knowledge and talent -- from Pennsylvania to Pakistan.

Ward Churchill Redux?

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Bowdoin is poised to discipline a professor for research errors that he says officials went looking for only because they didn't like the content of his work -- not unlike another recent case.

The Sale of Waldorf

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Liberal arts institution, unable to balance budget, will become part of a for-profit, online university. The college will survive and grow, but tenure and the Lutheran affiliation will soon disappear.

Not So Politically Incorrect

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As College Democrats fight for recognition at Liberty U., other liberal student groups maintain peaceful relationships at traditionally conservative institutions -- and so do conservative counterparts at more liberal institutions.

A Deal to Revive Antioch

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Path-breaking liberal arts college, shut down by university, will gain full independence with a plan to enroll students again in 2 years.

Nickel and Diming Athletics

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Amid recession, group of small private colleges asks NCAA to reconsider measure that requires basketball shot clocks to show tenths of seconds and football referees to wear wireless microphones.

Presidential Career Paths

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Leaders of small and mid-sized private colleges are less likely than those of other institutions to have come immediately from a provost's job, survey finds.

Send in the Wolf

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In a perilous time for many small colleges facing economic difficulties, a cadre of ex-presidents and consultants are increasingly called on to clean up the mess and set the stage for recovery.

The Antioch Fight -- Refought

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AAUP releases harsh analysis of how the university's board managed the college -- an account disputed by university leaders. Meanwhile, independence for college may be near.


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