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May 1, 2008
University leaders from around the world convene for summit on higher education and development. Attendees are each (supposed) to return home with two new partnerships.
April 29, 2008
Yale controversy reflects tensions faced by art professors in encouraging risk-taking while also offering guidance and (sometimes) caution.
April 28, 2008
Policy makers lobby against a Higher Education Act provision that would withhold some federal funds from states that don't sustain college appropriations.
April 25, 2008
At Wheaton in Illinois, a professor resigns to avoid being fired under college policy on marriage.
April 24, 2008
A panel charged with investigating West Virginia University's decision to award a master of business administration degree retroactively to the governor’s daughter last fall found that senior administrators showed poor judgment and a failure of academic leadership in hastily opting to grant the degree -- without clear or sufficient evidence that Heather Bresch had fairly earned it.In fact, the panel found, she had not.
April 23, 2008
In a four-college project, professors and chaplains consider how secular frameworks enable -- and limit -- student exploration of "the big questions."
April 22, 2008
Kalamazoo College creates a set of "guilds" to connect students and alumni through meaningful projects in four interdisciplinary areas.
April 21, 2008
Pope Benedict stressed the complexities of Catholic college identity. At Loyola College in Maryland, educators and students think about his words and travels.
April 18, 2008
In advance of the pope's visit to the United States, many speculated on what he would have to say to Catholic college presidents, with some wondering (aloud, in the news media) whether he would issue a stern, doctrinal rebuke about maintaining Catholic character.
April 17, 2008
More than a million students are enrolled in two-year institutions that choose not to participate in the federal loan program, report finds, leaving them to incur riskier forms of debt.