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Five presidents of U.S. colleges and universities today voiced heavy criticism of cuts in federal higher education programs being considered by Congress in the next week.

Is it a food court or is it a nightclub? Some creative renovations have made this space both.

Over the past several months, the message has been hard to miss. University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann spoke in March on the value of access. Amherst College (Mass.) President Tony Marx talked about it in a February issue of Business Week.

Restoring Free Speech and Liberty on Campus

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Swift and fundamental changes are coming to the world's colleges, universities, and schools.

During the early months of 1998, newly appointed President Ray Ferrero Jr. and new Executive Vice President George L.

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