Research universities

Princeton Freezes Tuition

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University makes unusual move -- and couples it with large room and board hikes. What will impact be?

Tenure Reform Comes to Yale

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University panel seeks a true track for promotion and -- in move that surprises observers -- endorses the idea of nurturing young faculty.

Upping the Ante in Graduate Stipends

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Chicago announces expanded benefits for students in humanities and social sciences -- with goal of speeding Ph.D. completion.

Unusual Mix of Prayer and Politics

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Yale Divinity School students burn the Ten Commandments and Bill of Rights -- in prayer, not protest.

Pork Spending Drops Drastically

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Watchdog group says this year's dip in Congressional earmarks, a controversial funding source for research initiatives, was a fluke.

Are Public Universities Losing Ground?

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Data suggesting big edge in faculty research output at private institutions is questioned, but seen as emblematic of evidence yet to come.

Threats to Rare Resource for Humanists

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U. of Illinois grant program, which gives 200-plus professors awards up to $25,000 a year, could face the budget axe.

Christian College Grows Roots Abroad

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Russian-American Christian University shows both the promise and challenge of foreign expansion.

The Price of Disability

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Texas State agrees to reimburse student with cerebral palsy who only had access to a higher-cost dorm room.

A Case Study in Case Studies

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Brigham Young's Idaho campus plans to use Harvard Business School's famous curricular method to reform its own curriculum.

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