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February 23, 2009
Despite challenges, many colleges still expect increases in participation. Others, worried about transferring aid out of the institution, set limits.
February 20, 2009
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Conventionally, conference sessions serve a purpose of further orienting participants into the accepted language and landscape of a shared profession. More rarely does a conference session for a professional association feature the opposite goal – to thoroughly rip apart the rhetoric and deconstruct a field’s founding myth.
February 19, 2009
After Washington U. in St. Louis bans the sale of bottled water on campus, other anti-bottle campaigns gain momentum.
February 16, 2009
Department of Veterans Affairs publishes a preliminary list of the maximum tuition and fees it will cover in each state, and some of the numbers are eye-poppingly high.
February 16, 2009
Outposts of liberal learning are popping up worldwide, often based on adaptations of an American model.
February 13, 2009
Student group says Hampshire is the first U.S. college to divest on behalf of Palestinians; college says its decision to transfer money from one fund to another was not about the Middle East.
February 11, 2009
Boston College adds Catholic imagery to all teaching spaces -- to the consternation of some professors.
February 9, 2009
Monies for overseas education can be meager. At some colleges, student fees of $5 to $14 are providing a significant pool of aid.
February 6, 2009
The column, “Sexual Depravity,” was, by most people’s standards, pretty offensive (and if you think it might offend you, you might consider skipping the next paragraph).
February 4, 2009
Colleges will soon decide whether to waive tuition for veterans as part of the Yellow Ribbon program, a component of the new GI Bill. A VA official answers some questions.