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2008-07-02 06:00:52

By Twombly, Susan Townsend, Barbara K This review of existing literature about community college faculty members speculates about why they have received so little scholarly attention, summarizes the nature of existing research, including its methodology and topics, and suggests what else needs to be known about them.

2008-06-17 06:00:00

By Harvey Rice, Houston Chronicle Jun.

2008-06-03 03:00:31

By Rachal, John R Shelley, Kyna; David, William W V Journal publication productivity has for several decades been a commonly used index of program quality within numerous fields.

2008-04-19 03:00:36

By Fields, D Michael The next ten years are likely to provide the most difficult environment Colleges of Business have ever faced. Finding and retaining good faculty has historically provided challenges, but past challenges will likely pale when compared to what we will face in the near future.

2008-01-25 06:00:28

By Kavita Kumar, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jan. 25--Thus far, Archbishop Raymond Burke and St. Louis University basketball coach Rick Majerus have had their say in the public flap between the two that has placed the university in the crossfire. But the Rev.

2008-01-20 03:00:29

By Kim, Dongbin Twombly, Susan; Wolf-Wendel, Lisa

2007-09-26 03:00:19

By McCarter, M K The history of mining education, like the history of the mining industry, is typified by "boom and bust" cycles.

2007-06-04 09:00:43

By O'Neil, Robert M; Cook, Norma C; Finkin, Matthew W; Henry, Myron S; Et al I.

2006-11-20 18:01:19

By Anthony Cardinale, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Nov. 20--A fifth-year math teacher has filed suit against Canisius High School for denying her tenure despite a glowing recommendation from her principal. Maria D.

2006-02-21 13:21:20

BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University President Lawrence Summers has resigned after a turbulent five years of leading the prestigious school. In a statement on its Web site on Tuesday, Harvard said Summers would conclude his tenure as president at the end of the 2005-06 academic year.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.