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April 11, 2005
Academic librarians and information experts debated that and other questions at a conference session on disruptive technologies.

April 11, 2005
A student group upset over high prices is now focusing on individual offerings -- starting with an intro physics book.

April 8, 2005
Harvard's president gave another talk last night -- and offered very different views from those that got him in hot water.

April 8, 2005
Virginia Baptists have severed ties to Averett University.

April 8, 2005
A federal appeals court ruling could make state institutions more vulnerable to lawsuits by disabled students.

April 8, 2005
Sallie Mae unveils new programs for community colleges -- at a time when borrowing by some of their students is on the rise.

April 8, 2005
David Horowitz was hit in the face with a pie -- the third recent food attack on conservative speakers at Midwestern campuses.

April 8, 2005
Georgetown University will become the next American college to offer degrees in the Middle East.

April 7, 2005
More than half of all colleges now have high school students taking courses.

April 7, 2005
Higher education leaders plan a three-year, national campaign to shift attitudes and build support.

April 7, 2005
Brown moves to assert more rights to faculty inventions, and some professors are unhappy.

April 7, 2005
Four years after unveiling a plan to share course materials with the world, MIT assesses its impact.

April 7, 2005
Molly Broad announced Thursday that she would retire as president of the University of North Carolina system at the end of the next academic year. Broad, president of the 16-campus system since 1997, helped push through billions in bonds to finance a massive construction campaign for system campuses.

April 7, 2005
Last summer, in a move watched and copied in broad outline by several other institutions, Duke University gave iPods to all incoming freshmen, in the hope of stimulating technology use on the campus. Wednesday, based on the results of a preliminary review of the program, the university significantly altered its approach, while declaring the iPod experiment over all to be a success.

April 6, 2005
An evangelical college in New York City, saying its accreditation is at risk, is taking on an eminence in higher education.

April 6, 2005
Most like their positions, but many have tight budgets and question whether they are actually being trained.

April 6, 2005
The college trustees' group hired an internal candidate as its new chief. Should colleges follow its lead?

April 6, 2005
Ward Churchill spoke at Eastern Washington University Tuesday, despite the opposition of administrators to his visit, The Seattle Times reported. The university had said that it was concerned about security, but Churchill called that issue "bogus."The woman who was killed boxing last weekend was a geography professor at Front Range Community College.

April 6, 2005
Leading expert on race and politics, returning to Chicago, is latest émigré from African-American studies department.

April 5, 2005
Robert L. King, chancellor of the 64-campus State University of New York, plans to step down by June 1, The New York Times reported. King has been seen as on his way out for several months now, especially after apparently losing the support of Gov. George Pataki, who was once his ally.

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