Funding Publics

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U. of California's Yudof, other public presidents turn to the federal government for financial support.

The Bank of Academic Credit

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Midwest group begins work on a "credential repository" for students to figure out how to translate their classes and work experience into degrees.

Rising Above the Flood

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When a record-breaking flood in June 2008 damaged 2.5 million square feet of the University of Iowa, the campus and the community worked hard to recover as much as possible in time for that fall's semester. The university opened as scheduled that fall, but the flood left an estimated $743-million impact that completely transformed the face of its campus.

Be Their Guest

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Investigation into U. of Tennessee's football recruiting practices raises questions about the continued presence of "hostesses" -- female students responsible for entertaining recruits -- on some campuses.

Green Ideas

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One college breaks ground on a massive geothermal system, another boasts a new park in an unexpected location and a third has a new green bus (literally) on the road.

Budget Cuts Galore

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Rural community colleges across country argue they will be disproportionately hurt by the many across-the-board state budget cuts currently being proposed.


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