From UB

WHEN THE HR DEPART-ment at Western Michigan University wants to upgrade its software, the process is not as simple as placing an order with the IT department.

THE RECENT SCRUTINY OF colleges' preferred lender lists by state and federal officials, while intended to expose unscrupulous student lending practices, has generated a flood of misleading information in the media and in political arenas about a common practice designed to benefit students.

THE EARLY MONTHS OF 2007 have been a bit treacherous for community colleges. Several reports have concluded that while these institutions must be admired for making higher ed accessible, they aren't ensuring that enough students graduate or transfer.

The facts about the incident at Virginia Polytechnic Institute that took place Monday, April 16, are staggering. A total of 33 students and staff were killed in the deadliest shooting in America.

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