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September 10, 2009
Faculty agreement to delay raises at Rutgers came with the realities of the recession and specific pledges on working conditions and financial transparency.
September 9, 2009
Freshmen at Brown had no idea that anyone other than their academic advisers would be reading what they wrote, but their letters were being evaluated by writing instructors.
September 8, 2009
Starting from scratch at the University of Minnesota's newly chartered Rochester campus, a team of faculty begins a project that aims to revolutionize teaching and learning.
September 4, 2009
Mercy College of New York begins a program to give each undergraduate a single mentor to provide personal attention from admission all the way through graduation.
September 2, 2009
With fall classes beginning at many institutions, administrators are getting a chance to test out the "swine flu" prevention and containment plans they've been formulating since the virus first appeared last spring.
September 1, 2009
In wake of Virginia Tech shootings, some colleges prepare for more questions about security from parents and students.
August 22, 2007
U. of Minnesota expands its orientation for new faculty members from 2 hours to 3 days, and gets rave reviews.
August 16, 2007
Political scientist gets ready to end long career at Marquette to start a new university dedicated to the ideas of the 13th century thinker.
August 14, 2007
Group looks to use education, not pop culture, to get young people excited about voting in '08 -- and to make sure they can.
August 13, 2007
Pre-college summer programs grow in popularity, possibly losing their attractiveness to undergraduate admissions officers.