Paul D. Thacker
Most Recent Articles
February 15, 2007
House hearing on president's 2008 plan renews concerns about shift of funds from National Science Foundation to Education Department.
February 14, 2007
Lender's chairman sold 400,000 shares days before U.S. budget plan sent the price plummeting. Lawmakers ask what happened.
February 13, 2007
Panelists at meeting of college presidents overwhelmingly criticize the practice, though studies show it has been on the upswing.
February 9, 2007
New book examines the pact between Berkeley and Novartis -- and finds that the controversy may have been more important than first recognized.
February 8, 2007
Regents tabled a decision on banning tobacco funding, but they may have done so without having all the information.
February 7, 2007
Indiana State, citing accreditor's demand to end low-enrollment programs, draws criticism with its recommended choices.
February 6, 2007
President continues to push for increased spending for NSF and Energy Dept. research, shortchanging NIH, science advocates complain.
January 26, 2007
Experts tell Senate panel that funding for foreign language study must grow and that emphasis on K-12 testing limits curricular innovation.
January 24, 2007
Guilford College is shaken by arrest of 3 football players on charges that they attacked Palestinian students and called them terrorists.
January 23, 2007
Southern Illinois professors feel careers could be at risk because the state thinks they completed a required test too quickly.
February 12, 2007
Presidents criticized by faculty at Tusculum and Sullivan County, but few details available on sources of concern.
February 1, 2007
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Wednesday that would raise the value of the maximum Pell Grant for the first time since 2002 and increase spending for several key academic research programs. Dozens of Republicans joined all but two Democrats in voting for House Joint Resolution 20, which would finance the operations of much of the federal government through the rest of the 2007 fiscal year, which began in October.
December 11, 2006
Choice for interim president -- Robert Davila, who led deaf institute at RIT -- receives strong support.
October 30, 2006
Board bows to months of protests and dismisses Jane Fernandes.