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April 24, 2008
At a time when skepticism about higher education and its need for public support edges ever higher, association leaders appear to be settling on a branding strategy of trying to convince people that colleges deserve an increasing share of resources.
April 23, 2008
For years, Emory University's centralized academic advising office has been inundated with student questions about how to fulfill general education requirements. Those questions would often be brought first to a faculty adviser who couldn't come up with a conclusive answer.
April 18, 2008
Case involving a suspended U. of Florida fraternity spurs questions about what opportunity student groups should have to respond to charges against them.
April 17, 2008
Reed College, known for its counterculture intellectualism, ponders what response is appropriate following a drug-related tragedy.
April 16, 2008
Three faculty members involved in developing free online textbooks explain why they're sold on the open source model.
April 15, 2008
As institutions create sustainability coordinator positions, the people in them consider their evolving roles.
April 14, 2008
What happens when a professor understands her hiring to be a joint appointment but her contract reflects otherwise?
April 11, 2008
Colleges confront swapping schemes in housing and course registration.
April 10, 2008
A Microsoft executive who had given up on plans for an academic career is chosen to lead Lawrence University's Conservatory of Music.
April 10, 2008
When colleges introduce expanded aid or loan forgiveness programs, those not fully benefiting often wonder why.


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