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May 17, 2005
University pledges at least $50 million, creates new position and vows to consider numerous policy changes to aid female scientists.

May 17, 2005
The Education Department is giving student borrowers a new way to consolidate -- and to lock in lower interest rates.

May 17, 2005
Ward Churchill, the University of Colorado professor fighting to keep his job, on Monday gave a university panel a 50-page defense in response to allegations of plagiarism and other forms of misconduct, The Rocky Mountain News reported. As questions have been raised over Churchill's scholarship, he has denied wrongdoing, but has rarely provided a detailed defense.

May 17, 2005
After U. of Chicago demotes a prominent child psychiatrist, he and 7 colleagues head to Illinois-Chicago.

May 16, 2005
A federal court ruling about Nebraska's ban on gay marriage may end up helping professors in the state win insurance for domestic partners.

May 16, 2005
Investigators from the American Association of University Professors find fault with the way Virginia State U. dismissed two faculty members.

May 16, 2005
After 25 years with minimal contact, American colleges and academics are rebuilding connections and exchange programs.

May 16, 2005
New television show features competition among bright low-income students -- and admissions officers as judges -- for a full scholarship.

May 16, 2005
California students are already feeling the impact of tight budgets for higher education, according to a report released last week by the Campaign for College Opportunity, a nonprofit group that seeks to build support for public higher education.

May 13, 2005
In an unusually controversial alumni election, two candidates who questioned many college policies win.

May 13, 2005
Education Department imposes no fines or penalties after investigation into wrongdoing at Bryman College campus in San Jose.

May 13, 2005
The NLRB agreed to hear an appeal that could make it next to impossible for professors to bargain collectively at colleges with religious ties.

May 13, 2005
St. Lawrence University seeks to unmask the authors of a controversial blog.

May 13, 2005
Legislators pass competing proposals to revamp the law that guarantees admission to students based on high school class rank.

May 13, 2005
A coalition of colleges and companies that monitors the working conditions at manufacturers of collegiate apparel announced Thursday that it had accredited the compliance programs of six of its member companies. The Fair Labor Association said that adidas-Salomon, Eddie Bauer, Liz Claiborne, Nike, Phillips-Van Heusen and Reebok had met its requirements for implementing a "rigorous" code of conduct in its factories.

May 12, 2005
After long legislative fight, Arizona lawmakers turn back bid by community colleges to offer four-year degrees.

May 12, 2005
The College of the Holy Cross announced Wednesday that it would no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores. College officials said that they had already been placing more emphasis on other factors in admissions decisions, and that the requirement did not seem necessary.The Institute of International Education has launched a new online atlas that shows the enrollment patterns of students from all over the world.

May 12, 2005
Faculty members sue Knoxville College, charging that they haven’t been compensated for nearly a year.

May 12, 2005
Thousands of teaching assistants were planning to walk off their jobs at California State U. campuses.

May 12, 2005
50 chief executives will work to solve problems regarding finances, academic values and athletes' welfare.

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