Paul D. Thacker
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October 25, 2006
As board plans to meet, two sides differ strongly on why president-elect is so vehemently opposed.
October 23, 2006
The University of California's Santa Cruz campus has long had a reputation as a counterculture institution that prides itself on being different from the system's other campuses. But when the campus unveiled the final draft of its plan on Wednesday that projected increasing student enrollment from 14,000 to more than 20,000 and adding 3.2 million gross feet of building space by 2020, students protested over that and a wide range of other issues at a Board of Regents meeting,
October 20, 2006
Professors gather at Howard Hughes Medical Institute to consider how to make courses more effective.
October 18, 2006
For the last few weeks, Gallaudet University has been torn apart by protests -- led by students but joined by faculty, staff and alumni -- over the selection last spring of Jane K. Fernandes, the provost, to succeed I. King Jordan, the university's president for the last 18 years.
October 17, 2006
Professors urge president-elect to resign and vote “no confidence” in current president and university’s trustees.
October 16, 2006
AAUP says that IRB's are straying into areas where they are not needed, hindering professors' work.
October 16, 2006
More than 130 student protesters are removed by force -- and vow to keep movement going unless president-designate quits.
October 13, 2006
University ends its ethics inquiry into Andrei Shleifer, who was charged with defrauding U.S. But was he punished?
October 12, 2006
With neither side budging over choice of president, students block access to campus and professors call for her to step aside.
October 11, 2006
Tiny College of the Atlantic has resolved that none of its activities will add to world’s greenhouse gas problem.