The report, prepared for members of Congress, affirms the disciplines' importance to society and defends their role as a part of a balanced education.
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At least a dozen sessions at the annual meeting this week of the National Association of College and University Attorneys concern the aftermath of the scandal.
- Dispute Over Athletes' Rights Challenges NCAA's Principles of Amateurism
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New tools show who's sharing researchers' work online, but the data typically aren't considered by tenure panels.
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- Harvard Dean Steps Down Following Secret Searches of E-Mail Accounts
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