The Chronicle of Higher Education

FROM THE MARCH 6, 2009, ISSUE:

TABLES: Giving to Colleges and Universities, 2007-8
Related article: Private Gifts to Colleges Continued to Climb in 2008


FROM THE FEBRUARY 27, 2009, ISSUE:

TABLE: Leaders In Total Compensation At Private Colleges, 2006-7
GRAPH: Private-College Employees By Job Type
Related article: The Biggest Campus Paycheck May Not Be the President's

TABLE: Median Salaries of College Administrators by Job Category and Type of Institution, 2008-9
Related article: Pay of Senior Administrators Still Beats Inflation, Even in Sluggish Economy

MAP: The Neediest States May Not Get the Most Aid for Education
Related article: Stimulus Bill Brings Relief to Some States but Falls Far Short for Others


FROM THE FEBRUARY 20, 2009, ISSUE:

TABLE: A Decade of Sexual-Harassment Complaints Against Colleges
Related article: Notoriety Yields to Tragedy in Iowa Sexual-Harassment Cases


FROM THE FEBRUARY 6, 2009, ISSUE:

TABLE: One College's Potential Energy Savings
Related article: Big Costs, Little Cash for Energy Efficiency

TABLE: Licensing Revenue and Patent Activity, 2007 Fiscal Year
Related article: Research and Inventions Earn Big Bucks for American Universities

DATABASE: College and University Endowments
TABLE: Performance of College Endowments
Related article: Market Collapse Weighs Heavily on College Endowments


FROM THE JANUARY 30, 2009, ISSUE:

CHART: Forcible-Sex Offenses at U. of California Campuses
Related article: In Campus-Crime Reports, There's Little Safety in the Numbers

TABLES: This Year's Freshmen at 4-Year Colleges: a Statistical Profile
CHART: A Surge in Political Discussions
Related article: Freshmen's Views: Politics, Admissions, and Marijuana


FROM THE JANUARY 23, 2009, ISSUE:

TABLE: Fund-Raising Targets
TABLE: How Do Athletics Endowments Measure Up?
TABLE: Fund Raising for Athletics in 6 Major Conferences
Related article: For Athletics, a Billion-Dollar Goal Lines

TABLE & GRAPHIC: Changing Career Goals for Graduate Students
Related article: Grad Students Think Twice About Jobs in Academe

TABLES: 2 Federal Grant Programs See Some Growth in Their Second Year
TABLE: Institutions With the Most Academic Competitiveness Grant Recipients, 2007-8
TABLE: Institutions With the Most Smart Grant Recipients, 2007-8
Related article: New Grants Have More Takers, but Still Fall Short of Goals


FROM THE JANUARY 16, 2009, ISSUE:

MAP: One-Year Changes in State Appropriations for Higher Education
GRAPHIC: Reversal of a Trend in State Support
TABLE: State Appropriations: How the States Rank
Related article: Colleges See Slowest Growth in State Aid in 5 Years


FROM THE JANUARY 9, 2009, ISSUE:

DATA: Responses to the Downturn: A Survey of Colleges
Related article: Colleges Protect Workers and Cut Elsewhere


FROM THE DECEMBER 19, 2008, ISSUE:

DATA: In Players' Own Words
Related article: For College Athletes, Recruiting Is a Fair (but Flawed) Game

DATA: Then and Now: Growth of Federal Spending on Higher Education Under President Bush
Related article: Bush's Legacy in Higher Education: a Matter of Debate


FROM THE DECEMBER 12, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: U. of Kansas Costs: Then and Now
MAP: How the Kansas Campus has Changed in 20 Years
Related article: 20 Years Later: How One Flagship Has Changed

TABLE: The Cost of Caring for the Uninsured
Related article: Teaching Hospitals Warily Await Details of Obama's Health-Care Plan

TABLE: How the States Performed
Related article: U.S. Falling Behind on Education and Lacks Data, Report Card Finds


FROM THE DECEMBER 5, 2008, ISSUE:

DATABASE: Stipend data on 111 institutions
GRAPHIC: Teaching Assistants in English
GRAPHIC: Health Insurance
GRAPHIC: Who Pays the Most ... and the Least, 2008-9
Related article: Graduate Students' Pay and Benefits Vary Widely, Survey Shows


FROM THE NOVEMBER 28, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: A Mixed Message on Enrollments
TABLE: How the Economic Downturn Is Affecting Colleges: a Sampling
Related article: Rising Enrollments Buoy Some Colleges, Burden Others


FROM THE NOVEMBER 21, 2008, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: Who Gets Aid at 2-Year Colleges
Related article: Community-College Students Need Better Financial Advising, Survey Finds

TABLE: Global Competition for Foreign Students
Related article: As World Economies Struggle, Competition Heats Up for Students From Abroad

DATA: Foreign Students at U.S. Institutions, 2007-8

DATA: Bond-Rating Update

DATABASE: Compensation of presidents at public institutions.
DATABASE: Compensation of presidents at private institutions.
Related article: As Economy Sours, Presidential Pay Draws Increased Scrutiny


FROM THE NOVEMBER 14, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Variation Between and Within Institutions in Student-Engagement Benchmarks
TABLE: Difference Between Online and Classroom Students' Activities and Perceptions
TABLE: Students' Approaches to Writing Assignments
Related article: Does It Matter Where You Go to College?


FROM THE NOVEMBER 7, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Annual Percentage Increases in Average Tuition and Fees, Faculty Salaries, and Consumer Price Index, 1976-77 to 2002-3
GRAPHIC: Percentage Change in Inflation-Adjusted Salaries in 5 Professions, 1986 to 2005
Related article: College Too Pricey? Don't Blame Faculty Pay

TEXT: Budget Cutting
Related article: State Budgets Are Likely to Squeeze 2-Year Colleges

TEXT: How Ohio State U. Rates Doctoral Programs
Related article: Ohio State Gets Jump on Doctoral Evaluations

DATABASE: Tuition and fees at more than 3,100 colleges and universities
TABLES: What Colleges Have Charged Students, and How They Paid for It<
Related article: Student Aid Is Up, but the Rise in College Costs Outpaces Family Incomes


FROM THE OCTOBER 31, 2008, ISSUE:

CHRONICLE POLL DATA: College Students and the Presidential Election
Related article: Poll: Students Less Engaged Than Thought

TABLE: Where Do Colleges' Emissions Come From?
TABLE: Greenhouse Gases on 2 Campuses
Related article: Assessing Emissions Levels in Higher Education

MAP: Where Budget Trouble Is Brewing
Related article: Booming States Lure Academics From Those With Financial Woes


FROM THE OCTOBER 24, 2008, ISSUE:

DATA: Campaign Donations From College Employees
GRAPHIC: Candidates and the Pocketbooks of Academe
Related article: Donors From Academe Favor Obama by a Wide Margin

TABLE: Sport by Sport Graduation Rates
Related article: Athletes' Graduation Rates Are Highest Ever, NCAA Data Show

TABLE: Top Producers of Fulbright Awards for U.S. Students by Type of Institution, 2008-9
TABLE: Countries Sending Most Fulbright Scholars to U.S., 2008-9
TABLE: Countries Sending Most Fulbright Students to U.S., 2008-9
Related article: Fulbright Emphasizes Diversity Among Its Fellows


FROM THE OCTOBER 17, 2008, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: Riskier Debt
Related article: Credit Squeeze Exposes Weaknesses in Investments


FROM THE OCTOBER 10, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Gender Gap: A Look at Back Students' Educational Performance
Related article: Colleges Seek Key to Success of Black Men in Classroom


FROM THE OCTOBER 3, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Increased Burden on Students
TABLE: Price vs. Cost
GRAPHIC: Up and Up and...
Related article: The $375-Billion Question: Why Does College Cost So Much?


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 26, 2008, ISSUE:

DATA: Tables showing the race and ethnicity of students at more than 1,400 colleges
Related article: Whatever Happened to All Those Plans to Hire More Minority Professors?


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 19, 2008, ISSUE:

DATA: Adrian College by the Numbers
Related article: Athletics Raises a College From the Ground Up

TEXT: Survey Spots Textbooks Pirates
Related article: Downloading Pirated Textbooks Becomes Commonplace on Campuses


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 5, 2008, ISSUE:

SORTABLE TABLE: Growth in Academic Support for Athletes
TABLE: Athlete Tutoring Costs Soar
Related article: Spending Plenty So Athletes Can Make the Grade

TABLE: The Rise of Grades at Florida State
Related article: Just Say 'A': Grade Inflation Undergoes Reality Check


FROM THE AUGUST 29, 2008, ISSUE:

THE ALMANAC

The Chronicle's 2008-9 Almanac of Higher Education is now online. It includes national and state-by-state data on colleges and universities and their students, faculty and staff members, and finances. Highlights:

Data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis of news and trends affecting higher education in each of the nation's six regions:

National data on college enrollment trends, faculty salaries, enrollments, test scores, degrees awarded, tuition and fees, spending on research and development, student aid, and more.


FROM THE AUGUST 8, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Annual Sales Of Restasis (in Millions)
Related article: A Raw Deal, in a Researcher's Eyes


FROM THE AUGUST 1, 2008, ISSUE:

DATABASE: Sports Spending & Gender Equity: A searchable database with information on more than 1,000 institutions
TABLE: Top Spenders in Sports Recruiting
TABLE: Biggest Jumps in Recruitment Spending
TABLE: Which Power Conference Spends the Most?
TABLE: How Women Fare in Athletics Recruiting
Related article: Have Money, Will Travel: the Quest for Top Athletes


FROM THE JULY 25, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Who Enrolls the Most Students With GI Bill Benefits
TABLE: Where Service Members and Veterans Go to College
Related article: Cost, Convenience Drive Veterans' College Choices


FROM THE JULY 18, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLES: 2008 Great Colleges to Work For
Related article: A Midlife Crisis Hits College Campuses

TABLE: Uga Through the Ages
Related article: A Dog's Life ... and Death

SORTABLE TABLE: The fund-raising boom in public research institutions
TABLE: Institutions With the Largest Percentage Increases in Fund Raisers
Related article: The Hardest Sell in Fund Raising: Attracting Talent


FROM THE JULY 4, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Big Bucks for Bands
Related article: Sound Advice for Colleges

FROM THE JUNE 27, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: State Support for Student Aid, 2006-7
Related article: Some State Loan Agencies Say They May Stay on the Sidelines This Year


FROM THE JUNE 20, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLES: State Agencies Are Among Top Lenders in Federal Student-Aid Program
Related article: Some State Loan Agencies Say They May Stay on the Sidelines This Year


FROM THE JUNE 13, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLES: Managing Retirement: a Low Priority; When Professors Might Retire; Selected Benefits for Retired Professors; and Which Incentives Appeal to Professors
Related article: Colleges Explore New Ways to Manage Retirements

GRAPHIC: Growth in Federal and Private Student Loans
Related article: Rising Tuition and Clever Marketing Drive Growth of Private Loans


FROM THE JUNE 6, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Proportion of Bachelor's Degrees Earned by Women in Selected Fields, 1995-96 and 2005-6
Related article: Higher Education Is in Flux as Demographics Change, a Federal Report Shows


FROM THE MAY 30, 2008, ISSUE:

CHART: Course Web Sites and Student Success
Related article: Colleges Mine Data to Predict Dropouts

CHART: College-Savings Plans See Soaring Growth
Related article: Advocates of College-Savings Plans Hope to Cash In on Credit Crunch


FROM THE MAY 16, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Teams That Failed to Make the Grade
Related article: NCAA Penalizes Fewer Teams Than Expected


FROM THE MAY 9, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Many Athletes, Few Scholarships
Related article: For Coaches, a Race With No Finish Line

TABLE: 2 Colleges, by the Numbers
Related article: In Turbulent Times, 2 Small Colleges Brace for the Worst

TABLE: How Florida Tracks Students in a Vast Database
Related article: Huge Databases Offer a Research Gold Mine — and Privacy Worries

TABLE: More Seats For High SAT Scorers
Related article: Researchers Accuse Selective Colleges of Giving Admissions Tests Too Much Weight


FROM THE MAY 2, 2008, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: What Admissions Officials Think
DATA: The Chronicle Survey of Undergraduate Admissions Officers
Related articles: all of the articles from the special issue on Admissions & Student Aid

TABLE: Historians Rate Bush's Presidency
Related article: Going Down in History

GRAPHIC: Planning for College: What Parents Say
Related article: Survey Finds Mismatch in Student Achievement and Parents' College Expectations

TABLE: Enrolling Needy Students: How the Wealthiest Colleges Rate
Related article: Top Colleges Admit Fewer Low-Income Students

TABLES: Facing Long Odds and A Success Story in Florida
Related article: Improving Black Graduation Rates Is Mainly a Matter of Will, Report Says


FROM THE APRIL 25, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLES: Professors and Pills
Related article: Some Professors Pop Pills for an Intellectual Edge


FROM THE APRIL 18, 2008, ISSUE:

DATABASE: Faculty salaries at more than 1,300 institutions

DATA: What Professors Earn
Related article: Wisconsin's Flagship Is Raided for Scholars

TABLE Where Professors Earn the Most
Related article: Gap Persists Between Faculty Salaries at Public and Private Institutions


FROM THE APRIL 4, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLES AND GRAPHICS: Selected Data From the Poll
TABLE: Detailed Results From the Poll by Gender, Education Level, and Party Affiliation
Related article: Americans Split on Government Control of Tuition

TABLE: Regional Differences in Views of Politics in the Classroom
Related article: The Public View of Politics in the Classroom

TABLE: Estimated Net Cost of Attendance by Family Income at Selected Institutions
Related article: The Changing Face of Student Aid


FROM THE MARCH 28, 2008, ISSUE:

DATABASES: View two searchable databases of academic earmarks, from 1990 to 2003 and from 2008
TABLE: Institutions receiving non-shared earmarks, ranked by total dollar amount
ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS: Click here for additional tables and graphics
Related article: Colleges' Earmarks Grow, Amid Criticism

GRAPHIC: Projections of Graduates of Public High Schools, by Racial and Ethnic Group
MAP: Projected Change in Numbers of High-School Graduates by State, 2004-5 to 2021-22
TABLE: Projections of High-School Graduates by State, Selected Years
Related article: Student Pool Is Expected to Dip and Diversify

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS: Median Salaries of Midlevel Administrative Workers by Job Category and Type of Institution, 2007-8
Related article: Median Pay Increase for Colleges' Midlevel Workers Beats Inflation


FROM THE MARCH 14, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Average Faculty Salaries by Field and Rank at 4-Year Colleges and Universities, 2007-8
Related article: Law, Business, and Engineering Professors Are Found to Be Highest-Paid

CHART: Income-Based Disparities In College Participation
Related article: Bankers Pick Small-College Leader to Serve Up Blunt Message With Lunch


FROM THE FEBRUARY 29, 2008, ISSUE:

GRAPHICS: Trends in Giving to Higher Education
TABLE: Top Fund-Raising Institutions, 2006-7
TABLE: Giving by Type of Institution, 2006-7
Related article: Private Donations to Colleges Rise for 4th Consecutive Year

GRAPHIC: The Chronicle Index of For-Profit Higher Education

TABLE: Median Salaries of College Administrators by Job Category and Type of Institution, 2007-8
Related article: Administrators' Pay Rises 4%, Beating Inflation for 11th Consecutive Year

TABLE: How State Spending Might Slow Under the House Bill
Related article: Disputed Plan Would Let Congress Weigh In on State Budgets for Colleges


FROM THE FEBRUARY 15, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Budget Highlights
TABLE: Bush's Fiscal 2009 Budget Plan for Higher Education and Science
Related article: President Bush: A Friend of Higher Education After All?

TABLE: A Matter of Degrees: Democrats on Super Tuesday
Related article: The Student Vote: Turnout by the Young Continued to Surpass Previous Levels on Super Tuesday

TABLE: Percentages of Youth Votes
Related article: A Diverse California Campus Embraces the Primary

TABLE: Percentages of Youth Votes
Related article: In New York, Adult Students Say Real-Life Struggles Define Their Politics

TABLE: Percentages of Youth Votes
Related article: In Missouri, Faith and Factions Sway the Student Vote

TABLE: Percentages of Youth Votes
Related article: In Georgia, Excitement Rises Over the Choice of Candidates

TABLE: Characteristics of Senior College Administrators by Type of Institution, 2007
TABLE: Characteristics of Senior College Administrators, by Type of Position, 2007
Related article: Pipeline to Presidencies Carries Lots of Women, Few Members of Minority Groups


FROM THE FEBRUARY 8, 2008, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: Charitable Giving to Higher Education Is Harmed by Recessions
Related article: Colleges Prepare for Fiscal Downturn

TABLE: How a Federal 'Watch List' Would Look in Massachusetts
Related article: Congress's Cost Cure May Have Side Effects


FROM THE FEBRUARY 1, 2008, ISSUE:

DATABASE: 785 college and university endowments
GRAPHICS: Performance Of College Endowments
Related article: Endowments Savor Big Gains but Lower Their Sights

MAP: Voter-Registration Deadlines in 'Super Tuesday' States
Related article: For Many Students, Electoral Enthusiasm Runs Up Against Barriers to Voting

DATA: Views of this year's freshmen at 4-year colleges
GRAPHIC: Some Students Want More Help From Parents
Related article: Surveys of Students Challenge 'Helicopter Parent' Stereotypes


FROM THE JANUARY 25, 2008, ISSUE:

TABLE: Too Much Sports?
Related article: Athletes' Hours Renew Debate Over College Sports

TABLE: How the Economics Association
Related article: When Economists Play the Market

TABLE: A Growing Affinity for Alumni
Related article: Alumni Credit Cards Offer Rewards to Stem Decline in Use


FROM THE JANUARY 18, 2008, ISSUE:

MAP: One-Year Changes in State Appropriations for Higher Education
GRAPH: State Appropriations: Trends State Support
TABLE: State Appropriations: How The States Rank
Related article: State Appropriations for Higher Education See Biggest Jump in Decades


FROM THE JANUARY 11, 2008, ISSUE:

CHART: Enrollment Growth at Colleges Affected by Katrina
Related article: New Orleans Colleges Slog Toward Recovery From Katrina


FROM THE DECEMBER 21, 2007, ISSUE:

LIST: The Leaders Among Campus Employees
LIST: Colleges Whose Employees Donate the Most
TABLE: Top Donors From Colleges Favor Democrats
Related article: In Donations From Academe, Obama Ranks Highest by Far


FROM THE DECEMBER 14, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Career Advancement and the Gold Watch

TABLE: Junior Faculty Job Satisfaction
Related article: Survey Reveals Best Places for Junior Faculty to Work

TABLE: Campus Impact On Climate
TABLE: Power Without Guilt
Related article: Colleges Strain to Reach Climate-Friendly Future

TABLE: Licensing Revenue and Patent Activity, 2006 Fiscal Year
Related article: 3 More Universities Join $10-Million Club in Annual Revenue From Licensing Inventions


FROM THE DECEMBER 7, 2007, ISSUE:

CHARTS: NIH Peer Review: A System Under Pressure
Related article: NIH Casts Critical Eye on How It Gives Grants

GRAPHIC: Trends in Doctorates Awarded to U.S. Citizens Who Are Members of Minority Groups
TABLE: Characteristics of Recipients of Earned Doctorates, 2006
Related article: Proportion of U.S. Doctorates Earned by Minority Students Grew in 2006, Report Says


FROM THE NOVEMBER 30, 2007, ISSUE:

LIST: Surveying the Human Terrain
Related article: Anthropologists in a War Zone: Scholars Debate Their Role


FROM THE NOVEMBER 23, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during October 2007


FROM THE NOVEMBER 16, 2007, ISSUE:

DATABASE: Compensation of presidents at 182 public institutions, 653 private colleges, 114 specialized institutions, and 32 major higher-education associations
Related article: Presidential Pay Is Increasing Fastest At the Largest Institutions

DATABASE: The leading institutions in 24 disciplines as ranked by the index
Related article: Faculty-Productivity Index Offers Surprises

TABLE: Job Satisfaction
Related article: Professors' Job Satisfaction Is Higher Than Other Workers'

TABLE: Lawyers Pay a Price For Serving The Public
Related article: Forgiving Loans of Those in Public Service Grows Popular, but Programs Are Unproven

TABLE: Key Findings About Experiences of New Students at Community Colleges
Related article: Some Community-College Students Fall Through the Cracks in Their First Month

TABLES: Top Countries of Origin of Foreign Students in the United States, 2006-7
Related article: Number of Foreign Students Bounces Back to Near-Record High

TABLE: Global Competition For Foreign Students
Related article: Worldwide Competition for International Students Heats Up

TABLE: Top 2005-6 Destinations for U.S. Students
Related article: Study-Abroad Numbers Continue to Climb, Trips Are Shorter, Report Says


FROM THE NOVEMBER 9, 2007, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: The Chronicle Index of For-Profit Higher Education

TABLE: Students Who Participate in 'High Impact' Learning Report More Satisfaction
TABLE: More Students Participate in 'High Impact' Experiences When Faculty Members Value Them
Related article: Helicopter Parents Help Students, Survey Finds

TABLE: Gaps in Graduation Rates
Related article: Graduation Rates of Athletes Outpace Students at Large


FROM THE NOVEMBER 2, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Investment Returns and Spending Rates at The Biggest Endowments
TABLE: Average Annual Investment Returns and Spending Rates
TABLE: A Portrait of 2 Endowments
TABLE: An Amassing of Wealth
Related article: Pressure Builds on Wealthy Colleges to Spend More of Their Assets

TABLE: Average College Costs, 2007-8
DATABASE: Tuition and Fees, 2007-8
Related article: Student Aid Is Up, but College Costs Have Risen Faster, Surveys Find


FROM THE OCTOBER 26, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLES: Top Producers of Fulbright Awards for U.S. Students by Type of Institution, 2007-8
Countries Sending Most Fulbright Students to U.S., 2007-8
Countries Sending Most Fulbright Scholars to U.S., 2007-8

Related article: New Fulbright Grant Brings Scientists to U.S.


FROM THE OCTOBER 19, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: 5 States That May Soon Be Affirmative-Action Battlegrounds
Related article: 5 More States May Curtail Affirmative Action

TABLE: The Political Orientation of American Professors
Related article: Few Conservatives but Many Centrists Teach in Academe

TABLE: Combining Forces in New York
Related article: 2 New York City Institutions Vote to Merge


FROM THE OCTOBER 5, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Top Institutions in Federal Research-and-Development Expenditures, 2006
Related article: Federal Spending on Research Trailed Inflation in 2006

TABLE: Fund Raising for Athletics in 6 Major Conferences
Related article: Growth in Sports Gifts May Mean Fewer Academic Donations


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 28, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Athletics Infractions on the Rise
Related article: NCAA Says Infractions Cases Will Reach Record High This Year

TABLE: Growing Enrollments of International Students
Related article: How Much English Is Too Much?

DATABASE: Race and ethnicity of faculty members at 1,300 colleges, with the totatl percentage of minority professors at each campus


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 21, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Age of Scientists With Major NIH Grants
GRAPHIC: Initial Employment of Physics Ph.D.'s, 1979-2004
Related article: The Real Science Crisis: Bleak Prospects for Young Researchers


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 14, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during August 2007

TABLE: Part-Timers Struggle to Finish

TABLE: Rapid Growth
Related article: Saudi Arabia Puts Its Billions Behind Western-Style Higher Education


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 7, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Subsidies to Lenders Increase
Related article: Lenders Pulled $3.5-Billion Through a Loophole

GRAPHIC: Reputational Survey Shrinks
Related article: The 'U.S. News' Rankings Roll On

GRAPHIC: Behind the Screens: On-Campus and Off-Campus File Sharing
Related article: The First Close Look at Colleges' Digital Pirates

TABLE: The Matchup
Related article: Ah, the Pageantry ... and the Blowout


FROM THE AUGUST 31, 2007, ISSUE:

THE ALMANAC

The Chronicle's 2007-8 Almanac of Higher Education is now online. It includes national and state-by-state data on colleges and universities and their students, faculty and staff members, and finances. Highlights:

Profiles and data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

National data on college enrollment trends, faculty salaries, enrollments, test scores, degrees awarded, tuition and fees, spending on research and development, student aid, and more.


FROM THE AUGUST 17, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: A College's Transformation
Related article: A Calculated Gamble Pays Off

TABLE: A New Source of Foreign Students in Australia
Related article: Middle Eastern Students Shut Out of the U.S. Turn to Australia and New Zealand

GRAPHIC: The Chronicle Index of For-Profit Higher Education


FROM THE AUGUST 10, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Biggest Anonymous Donations to Higher Education This Year
Related article: What's in a Name? Lately, Not Much


FROM THE AUGUST 3, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Ward Churchill by the Numbers
Related article: Colo. Regents Vote to Fire Ward Churchill

TABLE: A Sampling of Private-Equity Deals Since January 2006
Related article: Private-Equity Juggernaut Rolls Through Higher Education


FROM THE JULY 27, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: The Path to a Ph.D: Completion by Field
Related article: In Humanities, 10 Years May Not Be Enough to Get a Ph.D.

FROM THE JULY 13, 2007, ISSUE:

LIST: Rand Grant Universities
Related article: Advocates of Objectivism Make New Inroads

TABLE: State Support For Student Aid, 2005-6
Related article: Inflation Eats Into Recent Growth in State Spending on Student Aid


FROM THE JULY 6, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: School-And-College Team Gets Results
Related article: In California, an Unusual Partnership Expands the College Track

TEXT BOX: Success With Female Donors
Related article: Courting Female Donors


FROM THE JUNE 29, 2007, ISSUE:

GRAPH: 2 Measures of Internet Trouble
Related article: Can the Internet Be Saved?

TABLE: Leaders in Providing Athletics Opportunities for Women
TABLE: Institutions That Fall Short
TABLE: How Women Fare in the Top Athletics Departments
Related article: Title IX Enforcement Called 'Deeply Troubling'


FROM THE JUNE 22, 2007, ISSUE:

GRAPH: More Recruits, More Money
TABLE: Who are the Teachers?
TABLE: The Teach For America Pipeline
Related article: Elite Company


FROM THE JUNE 15, 2007, ISSUE:

LIST: Key Provisions of the Student Debt Relief Act
Related article: Congress Considers Linking Student-Loan Terms to Income

CHART: Where the Concussions Are
Related article: The Science of Hard Knocks


FROM THE JUNE 8, 2007, ISSUE:

CHART: Yesterday's Students vs. Today's

CHART: Learning For the Long Term
Related article: You Will be Tested on This

TABLE: Where Tribal Colleges are Located
Related article: Tribal Colleges Reach Beyond the Tribe

LIST: Bosnia's Universities
Related article: Nationalist Politics Block Reforms at Bosnia's Universities


FROM THE JUNE 1, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Chief Financial Officers' Pay on the Rise
Related article: College CFO's Outpace Other Leaders in Pay Raises

CHART: Fitness for medical school
CHART: Race, ethnicity, and undergraduate grades
Related article: What Color Is an A?


FROM THE MAY 25, 2007, ISSUE:

DATABASE: U.S. News Rankings Through the Years
TABLE: The fall of public universities
INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS:
How to win the game
Institutional snapshots of 17 years of U.S. News rankings
Related article: Playing the Rankings Game

TABLE: The formula
Related article: Rankings Methodology Hurts Public Institutions


FROM THE MAY 11, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Where College Trustees Differ: Public vs. Private Colleges
Related article: Trustees: More Willing Than Ready

TABLE: Where College Presidents and Trustees Differ
TABLE: Where College Trustees Differ: Men vs. Women
Related article: For Trustees, Faith in College Presidents Lies at the Heart of Good Relationships

GRAPHIC: The Chronicle Survey of Trustees of 4-Year Colleges

GRAPHIC: The Chronicle Index of For-Profit Higher Education

TABLE: Teams facing penalties
Related article: NCAA Ruling on Preparatory Schools Could Send More Athletes to Junior Colleges


FROM THE MAY 4, 2007, ISSUE:

GRAPH: More Women's Teams, but More Male Coaches
Related article: Where Have All the Women Gone?


FROM THE APRIL 27, 2007, ISSUE:

GRAPH: Total enrollments in key foreign languages
Related article: A Failure to Communicate

GRAPH: Number of students who enroll only online
Related article: Distance Education Goes Public


FROM THE APRIL 20, 2007, ISSUE:

DATABASE: AAUP faculty salary survey
TABLE: What professors earn
TABLE: Where professors earn the most
Related article: For the First Time in 3 Years, Faculty Salaries Beat Inflation

GRAPHIC: Biofuels by the numbers
MAP: Where will the U.S. grow its biofuels?
Related article: The Big Deals in Biofuels


FROM THE APRIL 13, 2007, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: How It Works
Related article: From Embryo to Treatment, a Long Path for Stem Cells

TABLE: Tuition Breaks for Illegal Immigrants
Related article: State Legislatures Debate Tuition for Illegal Immigrants

BIO: Freeman A. Hrabowski III
LIST: Long-Serving College Presidents
Related article: 'Still Young Enough to Be Hungry'

GRAPH: By The Numbers
Related article: Mapping the Misunderstood Population of Adult Students

TABLE: Here Are Five High-Profile Institutions Named on at Least One of the Lists, And What They Do to Combat Piracy
Related article: Students Take Cinematic License


FROM THE APRIL 6, 2007, ISSUE:

GRAPHS: For black doctoral students, an education in debt
Related article: Trapped by Education


FROM THE MARCH 30, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Median Salaries of Midlevel College Administrative Workers by Job Category and Type of Institution, 2006-7
Related article: Midlevel Administrators See Median Pay Increase of 3.8%


FROM THE MARCH 23, 2007, ISSUE:

GRAPH: The growing demand for kidneys
TABLE: Some parts for sale
TABLE: Rewards for risk
Related article: The True Price of a Human Organ

TABLE: Student success at low-income-serving historically black colleges
Related article: A Historically Black College Takes a Hands-on Approach to Student Success

TABLE: Student success at public colleges that serve low-income students
Related article: In California, a Public Research University Succeeds Because Its Low-Income Students Do

TABLE: How NAIA and NCAA Compare
Related article: A Small Athletics Association Tries to Revamp Its Image


FROM THE MARCH 16, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Average faculty salaries by field and rank at 4-year colleges and universities, 2006-7
Related article: Salaries Rise 3.8 Percent for Professors

TABLE: Government oversight lessens for college workplaces
TABLE: How The Chronicle analyzed OSHA data
Related article: Accidents Rise on Campuses as Inspections Decline


FROM THE MARCH 9, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: A Guide to Presidential Libraries
Related article: When History Becomes Legacy

GRAPH: Higher education mines Wyoming's boom
Related article: Prospecting for Intellectual Gold

CHART: Updated compensation of public-college presidents, 2006-7
CHART:The highest-paid leaders of public universities, 2006-7
Related article: An Update on the 2006-7 Pay of Presidents at Public Institutions


FROM THE MARCH 2, 2007, ISSUE:

CHART: Annual percentage changes in giving to Higher Education
CHART: Where the money came from and how it was spent
TABLE: Giving by type and institution, 2005-6
TABLE: Top fund-raising institutions, 2005-6
Related article: Donations Increase for 3rd Year in a Row

TABLE: Licensing revenue and patent activity, 2005 fiscal year
Related article: Universities Report More Licensing Income but Fewer Start-Ups in 2005

TABLE: Median salaries of college administrators by job category and type of institution, 2006-7
Related article: Administrators' Pay Rises 4%, Beating Inflation for the 10th Consecutive Year

GRAPH: Computer usage by first-year students
TABLE: Apple is still gaining steam
Related article: Death of the Desktop

GRAPHIC: A week in India with Cornell U.
Related article: Cornell Courts a Subcontinent


FROM THE FEBRUARY 16, 2007, ISSUE:

TEXT: Changes in temperature, seas level and northern hemisphere snow cover
TABLE: The once and future climate
Related article: Scorched Earth

TABLE: Bush's Fiscal 2008 Budget for higher education and science
Related article: Bush's 2008 Budget: 'Robbing Peter to Pay Pell'

TABLE: NIH research grants
GRAPHIC: NIH and NSF budgets
Related article: Bush Research Budget Again Focuses on Physical Sciences

DATA: A profile of college presidents, 1986 and 2006
Related article: Presidents: Same Look, Different Decade

TABLE: Institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during January 2007


FROM THE FEBRUARY 9, 2007, ISSUE:

TEXT: Nevada's state of strife
Related article: Shooting From the Hip in Nevada

TABLE: Top institutions in federal research-and-development expenditures, 2005
Related article: Industry Support for Academic Research Rebounds in 2005, After 3-Year Slump

TIMELINE: Some notable moments in recorded life
Related article: On The Record, All the Time

GRAPHIC: The Chronicle Index of For-Profit Higher Education

TABLE: 2006 Freshman Merit Scholars


FROM THE FEBRUARY 2, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: Colleges with the most-satisfied young professors
Related article: Survey Identifies Colleges That Know How to Keep Junior Faculty Members Happy

TEXT: The 5 elements
Related article: Reading for Profit

TEXT: How 2 big gift ideas were hatched
Related article: What's the Big Idea?


FROM THE JANUARY 26, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLES: Performance of college endowments

DATABASE: College and university endowments
Related article: Endowments Celebrate a Streak

CHART: Women study, men play
CHART: Number of bachelor's degrees conferred, by gender and ethnicity, 1990-91 to 2003-4
TABLE: Undergraduates by age, ethnicity, and gender, 2003-4
Related article: The New Gender Divide

DATA: 2006-7 Freshman Survey
Related article: Freshmen Increasingly Talk Politics, Worry About Money, Survey Finds


FROM THE JANUARY 19, 2007, ISSUE:

TABLE: The 2005 legacy students at 3 colleges
Related article: When Legacies Are a College's Lifeblood


FROM THE JANUARY 12, 2007, ISSUE:

DATABASE: The 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index
TABLE: Difference of opinion
TABLE: Top departments in 104 fields, as ranked by the 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index
TABLE: Top research universities in the 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index
TABLE: The top ten institutions in six aggregated fields, as ranked by the 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index
Related article: A New Standard for Measuring Doctoral Programs

CHART: Where will the doctors come from?
Related article: A Growth Spurt for Medical Schools


FROM THE JANUARY 5, 2007, ISSUE:

MAP: Budget outlook is stable in most states
TABLE: Are Democrats better for higher education?
Related article: As Democrats Take Over More States, College Leaders Grow Optimistic

CHARTS: Doubts about distance education
Related article: Employers Often Distrust Online Degrees

CHARTS: Does athletics participation affect college students' academic pursuits?
Related article: Athletes Question Effectiveness of NCAA Rule


FROM THE DECEMBER 15, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: State appropriations for higher education, 2006-7
TABLE: State appropriations: how the states rank
MAP: One-year changes in state appropriations for higher education
Related article: State Funds for Colleges Continue to Rebound

GRAPHIC: Trends in faculty status
TABLE: How many are outside the tenure system?
Related article: Tracking the Invisible Faculty

LIST: The new e-book readers
Related article: Even With Improved Screens, e-Book Devices Not Ready for College


FROM THE DECEMBER 8, 2006, ISSUE:

AUDIO: Listen to an excerpt from a conversation between Michael Bérubé and David Horowitz.
Related article: Breaking Bread: Horowitz vs. Bérubé

TIMELINE: A trip through modern research on hallucinogens
Related article: Researchers Explore New Visions for Hallucinogens

LIST: Colleges cited for nuclear-safety slips
LIST: Reactors converted to avoid the use of weapons-grade uranium
Related article: Campus Nuclear Reactors Draw Scrutiny

LIST: Some withdrawn pledges: lots of flash, little cash
Related article: When Good Gifts Go Bad

TEXT: How to use Skype
Related article: Professors and Students Ask Colleges Not to Hang Up on Skype

SLIDESHOW: A coach's secrets
Related article: A Coach's Secrets


FROM THE DECEMBER 1, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: Characteristics of recipients of earned doctorates, 2005
Related article: Driven by Foreign Students, Doctoral Degrees Are Up 2.9% in 2005

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: How colleges use Web-search results to attract students
Related article: Marketing, the For-Profit Way

GRAPHIC: Student engagement at community colleges, 2006
Related article: 2-Year-College Students Rarely Use Advisers, Survey Shows


FROM THE NOVEMBER 24, 2006, ISSUE:

DATABASE: Compensation of presidents at 183 public institutions, 670 private colleges, 114 specialized institutions, and 33 major higher-education associations
Related article: The Million-Dollar President, Soon to Be Commonplace?

TABLES & GRAPHICS: Pay brackets of public-university presidents; the highest-paid leaders of public universities; private-university presidents with top annual compensation, 2004-5; what private-college presidents earn; and top 10: public-university presidents by pay categories, 2006-7
Related article: The Bottom Line for College Presidents: Money Matters

TABLE & LIST: Leaders in total annual compensation at private colleges, 2004-5; Leaders in total annual compensation at private, special-focus institutions
Related article: High Pay Makes Headlines

GRAPHICS: Private-university presidents in top pay brackets, 2005; trends in the median compensation of private-college presidents
Related article: The University of California's Leader Responds to Media Scrutiny on Pay

TABLE: By the numbers: how higher education has changed In 40 years
Related article: A 40-Year Chronicle of Higher Education

TABLE: Campus chief executives choose their favorite pies
Related article: The Old College Pie


FROM THE NOVEMBER 17, 2006, ISSUE:

LIST: Results of state referenda related to higher education
Related article: State Spending Limits Are Defeated, but Debate May Not Be Over

GRAPHIC: The Chronicle Index of For-Profit Higher Education

LIST: Electronic voting on the rise
Related article: Hoping to Avoid Election-Day Glitches, One County Calls in the Computer Scientists

TABLE: What college students do
Related article: Underrepresented Students Benefit Most From 'Engagement'

TABLES: Foreign enrollments; countries with the most students in the U.S., 2005-6; U.S. colleges with the most international students, 2005-6; global competition; foreign students in the U.S.: A snapshot of Fall 2006
Related article: Enrollment of Foreign Students Holds Steady

TABLE: Top 2004-5 destinations for U.S. students
Related article: Number of U.S. Students Abroad Rose 8% in 2004, Report Says


FROM THE NOVEMBER 10, 2006, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: Picturing historical data
Related article: With Digital Maps, Historians Chart a New Way Into the Past


FROM THE NOVEMBER 3, 2006, ISSUE:

GRAPHICS: Gender of full-time faculty members by tenure status and type of institution; gender of faculty members by employment status and type of institution; gender of full professors, by type of institution; among full-time faculty members, women's average salary as a percent of men's, by rank and type of institution
Related article: AAUP Report Blames Colleges for Gender Inequity Among Professors

MAP & TABLE: Educational disparities among counties; rural and urban communities often fall behind in education
Related article: The Geographic Have-Nots: Urban Centers and Rural Regions

MAP: The outcomes of governors' races in several states could play a significant role in the direction of their higher-education policies.

DATABASE: Tuition and fees are more than 3,200 colleges
Related article: Public Colleges See Slower Rise in Fees: 6.3% in a Year


FROM THE OCTOBER 27, 2006, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: How viral genes become part of our DNA
Related article: The Fossil Virus Within Us

LIST: What remains of medical training in New Orleans, post-Katrina
Related article: The Battle of New Orleans's Medical Students

LIST & TEXT: How to be a Wikipedian and grading Wikipedia
Related article: Can Wikipedia Ever Make the Grade?


FROM THE OCTOBER 20, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: Higher-education appropriations in states that will vote on spending caps
Related article: Oregon Colleges Prepare for Spending Cap

TABLES: Top producers of Fulbright awards for U.S. students, by type of institution, 2006-7 and countries that sent the most Fulbright students to the U.S., 2006-7
Related article: Fulbright Steps Up Language Training


FROM THE OCTOBER 13, 2006, ISSUE:

TIMELINE: Iran: A Century of Tumult
Related article: A Collision of Prose and Politics

TABLE: The science of recruiting
Related article: The Power and Peril of Admissions Data

TABLE: Women lost in the pipeline
Related article: A Steep Hill to Climb

TABLE: Institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during September 2006


FROM THE OCTOBER 6, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: How Rio Salado's faculty-adjunct ratio stacks up
Related article: The Few, the Proud, the Professors

GRAPHIC: Less hope for private institutions
Related article: It's Hard to Compete With Free

TABLE: Teams' graduation rates rise
Related article: As Graduation Rates Rise, So Do Fears of Academic Shortcuts


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 29, 2006, ISSUE:

GRAPHICS & TABLE: Data show trends in the number of doctorates received by women and minorities
Related articles: A special supplement on diversity in academic careers

BIOGRAPHY: Robert C. Khayat, chancellor of the U. of Mississippi
GRAPHICS: The transformation of Ole Miss
Related article: Ole Miss Embraces Its Painful Past to Move Forward

TIMELINE: Security breaches and their aftermath
Related article: 'More Holes Than a Pound of Swiss Cheese'

TEXT: Facts about Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Related article: An Unwelcome Visitor in the Locker Room


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 22, 2006, ISSUE:

TIMELINE: Progress of a Congressional committee's investigations of nonprofit groups
Related article: Congress Broadens an Investigation of College Sports

GRAPHIC: How private student loans are growing
Related article: As the Volume of Private Loans Soars, Students Feel the Pinch

LIST: What they're reading on college campuses


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 15, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLES: How the states performed, and how the U.S stacks up internationally
Related article: Report Card on Colleges Finds U.S. Is Slipping

FACTS: A snapshot of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, and stem-cell research: a vexing issue for states
Related article: A Tight Grip on Tech Transfer

LIST: How a blog helped sink a college presidency
Related article: Attack of the Blog

LIST: Statistics about American Indians' enrollment at postsecondary institutions
Related article: Colleges Reach Out to American Indians

TABLE: Institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during August 2006


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 8, 2006, ISSUE:

CHART: Temperature vs. year
Related article: Climate Science on Trial

TABLE: Science education for economic competitiveness
Related article: Bills to Train More Scientists Go Down to the Wire

TABLE: The growing gap in private giving at public colleges
Related article: In the Same State, Yet Worlds Apart

TABLE: 2006 SAT scores
Related article: SAT Scores See Largest Dip in 31 Years


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 1, 2006, ISSUE:

LIST: Looming retirements at 3 institutions
Related article: Boomers' Retirement May Create Talent Squeeze


FROM THE AUGUST 25, 2006, ISSUE:

THE ALMANAC

The Chronicle's 2006-7 Almanac of Higher Education is now online. It includes national and state-by-state data on colleges and universities and their students, faculty and staff members, and finances. Highlights:

Profiles and data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

National data on college enrollment trends, faculty salaries, enrollments, test scores, degrees awarded, tuition and fees, spending on research and development, student aid, and more.


FROM THE AUGUST 11, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: A few of the biggest spenders during the 2005-6 legislative session
Related article: Disputes Over Regulating For-Profit Colleges Come to a Head in California

CHARTS: The Chronicle Index of For-Profit Higher Education

TABLE: Institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during July 2006.


FROM THE AUGUST 4, 2006, ISSUE:

MAP: States that have introduced or passed laws that offer veterans reduced or free tuition at public colleges
Related article: States Expand Tuition Benefits for Veterans


FROM THE JULY 28, 2006, ISSUE:

MAP: States with term limits, states with term limits that are not yet in effect, and states that have repealed term limits
Related article: The Problem With Term Limits

TABLE: How women fare in the top athletics departments
TABLE: Leaders in providing athletics opportunities for women
TABLE: Institutions that fall short
DATABASE: Gender-equity information about 1,978 institutions from the NCAA and the NAIA, as well as other four-year institutions and community colleges
Related article: Crying Foul Over Postseason Opportunities


FROM THE JULY 21, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: Tenure rates for men and women at 10 research universities
Related article: Just Half of Professors Earn Tenure in 7 Years, Penn State Study Finds

MAP: States eligible to receive special grants
TABLE: Research fund share for states that entered the program from 1980 to 2000
Related article: The Stubborn Geographic Gap in Research

TABLE: Participation in several charitable endeavors in Africa
Related article: Can Technology Save the Developing World?


FROM THE JULY 14, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLES: Top 5 college lenders of 2005 and new college lenders
Related article: Colleges Find a Way to Keep Profiting From Loans

TEXT: Bond-Rating Update


FROM THE JULY 7, 2006, ISSUE:

CHART: Military spending on tuition assistance
LIST: Institutions with contracts for overseas military education
CHART: Who makes the most from the army
Related article: The Military Market

TABLE: Leaders in bringing athletes back
Related article: A Classroom Comeback


FROM THE JUNE 23, 2006, ISSUE:

MAP: Most states expect revenue above budget this fiscal year
Related article: States Are Flush With Cash, but Colleges Face Competition for the Money

LIST: Presidents under fire in 2006
Related article: Crisis of Confidence


FROM THE JUNE 16, 2006, ISSUE:

CHARTS: Are professors paid the right amount?
Tenure, academic freedom, and the public
Perceptions of academe
Putting bias in perspective
Confidence and prestige gaps
Related article: Poll Finds the Public Opposes Government Interference in Academe

LIST: Universities that participate in the controversial study of a blood substitute, PolyHeme
Related article: Artificial-Blood Study Has Critics Seeing Red

LIST: The broad network of SUNY campuses
Related article: A New Leader Navigates SUNY's Stormy Seas

LIST: SUNY at Stony Brook: facts and figures
Related article: Feisty President at SUNY Stonybrook Has Led a Makeover of 'Mudville'

TEXT: Bond-Rating Update


FROM THE JUNE 9, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: A Squeeze on Working-Class Students
Related article: Working-Class Students Feel the Pinch

TABLE: 2-Year colleges that collect data on themselves
Related article: A Mirror on 2-Year Colleges

TABLE: What students look for in picking a college
Related article: Facilities Play a Key Role in Students' Enrollment Decisions, Study Finds


FROM THE MAY 26, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: NASA science spending
Related article: Rough Flight Path for NASA Science

CHART: Smaller classes in New Orleans
Related article: Tulane U. Sets the Pace for Recovery

CHART: Median pay of college lawyers, 2005-6
Related article: Survey Finds Top-Paid Higher-Education Lawyers Are at Private Colleges and Research Universities

CHART: Colleges' policies toward pregnant athletes
Related article: What Athletes Can Expect When They're Expecting


FROM THE MAY 19, 2006, ISSUE:

CHARTS: The Chronicle Index of For-Profit Higher Education

CHART: The ballooning of China's higher-education system
Related article: The Long Road Ahead for China's Universities

CHART: Recent allegations of academic fraud in China
Related article: Plagued by Plagiarism


FROM THE MAY 12, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: Enrolling Needy Students: How the Wealthiest Colleges Perform
TEXT: Colleges that succeed in attracting needy students
Related article: Elite Colleges Lag in Serving the Needy

CHART: Student-aid snapshot: U. of Virginia
Related article: Well-Heeled U. of Virginia Tries to Balance Access With Prestige

TABLE: Student-Aid Snapshot: Smith College
Related article: At Smith College, a Mission to Serve the Underserved

TABLE: A national pool of high-achieving, low-income applicants
Related article: A Matchmaker for Elite Colleges

TABLE: Top Institutions in Federal Research-and-Development Expenditures, 2004
Related article: Industry Support for Academic Research Falls, but Federal Aid Rises

TABLE: How the NCAA's Mascot Ruling Has Affected 19 Colleges
Related article: Mascot Dispute Escalates


FROM THE MAY 5, 2006, ISSUE:

CHART: Proportion of women getting doctorates in the sciences from liberal-arts colleges and research universities
Related article: A Hothouse for Female Scientists

CHART: Differences in revenue and spending
Related article: Why For-Profit Colleges Are Like Health Clubs


FROM THE APRIL 28, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: Professors' salaries adjusted to account for high costs of living
TABLE: Where Professors Earn the Most
TABLE: Average salaries for full-time faculty members, 2005-6
TABLE: Average faculty salaries for men and women by rank, 2005-6
CHARTS: Annual percentage changes in salaries of full-time faculty members
CHART: Faculty pay and the cost of living
Related article: Where the Living Is Easy

CHART: How Kentucky compares with the 20th-ranked institution
Related article: Big Dreams  in the Bluegrass State

MULTIMEDIA: Spectrograms that illustrate the sounds of an elephant in the Central African Republic and the flagpole at Hillside
Related article: The Sounds of Science

DATABASE: View The Chronicle's database of new campus architecture, or submit information on your institution
Related article: New Campus Architecture: a Sampling


FROM THE APRIL 21, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: The University of California system again received more patents than any other university
Related article: California System Leads in Patents Granted to Universities for 12th Year in a Row

TEXT: How to keep your documents anonymous
Related article: Microsoft Word's Hidden Tags Reveal Once-Anonymous Peer Reviewers

TEXT: How Duke U.'s president plans to respond to "angers, fears, resentments, and suspicions"provoked by the alleged rape of a black woman by white lacrosse players
Related article: Duke Incident Raises Issues About Culture of the Campus


FROM THE APRIL 14, 2006, ISSUE:

TEXT: The mission of the proposed National Accreditation Foundation
Related article: Federal Panel Floats Plan to Overhaul Accreditation

TEXT: Bond-Rating Update

TABLE: Numbers that affect college acceptance rates and waiting list sizes
Related article: Welcome to Admissions Limbo


FROM THE APRIL 7, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: How the gap is growing
Related article: The Rich-Poor Gap Widens for Colleges and Students

CHARTS: A tale of 2 colleges
CHART: Endowment growth at Grinnell College
Related article: In Iowa, 2 Colleges Separated by 150 Miles and $1.37-Billion

CHART: The value of ecosystems in selected countries
Related article: Putting a Price Tag on the Planet

TABLE: Measuring the value of college
Related article: Panel to Give Colleges 'Gentle Shove' Toward Testing


FROM THE MARCH 31, 2006, ISSUE:

MAP: Carving the student-loan pie
CHART: Top 10 holders of federal student loans, 2005
Related article: Sallie Mae Moves to Buy State Agencies, Scaring Critics

LIST: Major private gifts to higher education since 1967
Related article: Columbia Gets a $200-Million Donation, and So Does NYU

CHART: Spring Break Risks and Regrets, 2006


FROM THE MARCH 24, 2006, ISSUE:

CHART: Fluctuations of private donations to Case Western Reserve University after 2002
Related article: Financial Failures Lead to Resignationof Case Western's President

CHART: Locations of Al-Quds University's campuses
Related article: A West Bank University Builds Partnerships With Israeli Institutions


FROM THE MARCH 17, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: Median Salaries of Midlevel Administrative Workers
Related article: Median Salaries of Midlevel Administrative Workers by Job Category and Type of Institution, 2005-6

TIMELINE: The Solomon Amendment from Congress to the Supreme Court
Related article: High Court Rejects Arguments Against the Solomon Amendment

CHART: Bond-Rating Update


FROM THE MARCH 10, 2006, ISSUE:

CHART: Writing a new script
Related article: A New Way to Grade

CHART: Views of teachers and professors on students' preparation for college
CHART: Comparison of expectations and actual student effort
CHART: Impact of high-stakes testing on high-school teachers' classroom practices
TABLE: Academic requirements in a typical class
CHART: Faculty members' views on high schools and their own institution
CHART: Expectations for students' homework
Related article: A Perception Gap Over Students' Preparation

TABLE: Average faculty salaries by field and rank at 4-year colleges and universities, 2005-6
Related article: Faculty Salaries Rise by 3.4%; Law Professors Still Earn the Most

MAP: How Louisiana higher education is structured
Related article: Finding Promise in Pain

TABLE: The 99 teams that were penalized
Related article: NCAA Rescinds Scholarships at 65 Colleges


FROM THE MARCH 3, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: How colleges are classified under the new system
TABLE: Institutions in Research Categories, New and Old
TABLE: Carnegie Classification of Arts-and-Sciences Colleges, New and Old
Related article: College Classifications Get an Overhaul

CHART: Percentage of students who own a computer — or computers — by year
Related article: For Many Students, One Computer Is Not Enough


FROM THE FEBRUARY 24, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLE: Giving by type of institution, 2004-5
TABLE: Top fund raisers, 2004-5
CHART: Trends in giving to higher education
Related article: Private Giving to Colleges Is Up, but Fewer Alumni Make Donations

TABLE: Median Salaries of College Administrators by Job Category and Type of Institution, 2005-6
Related article: Administrators' Pay Rises 3.5%, Beating Inflation for the 9th Consecutive Year

GRAPHIC: The cost of social change
Related article: Putting Fraternities in Their Place


FROM THE FEBRUARY 17, 2006, ISSUE:

TABLES: The 2007 budget at a glance
CHART: Money for student aid and science and technology
Related article: Bush's Fiscal 2007 Budget Plan for Higher Education and Science

CHARTS: NSF budget growth and NIH research grants
Related article: Bush Budget Generous to Physical Sciences but Gives Biomedical Research a Flat Line

CHARTS: Purdue and Indiana: money from private and government sources
Related article: A Hoosier Makeover


FROM THE FEBRUARY 10, 2006, ISSUE:

MAP: Defense department-sponsored university labs
Related article: Navy Lab Plan at U. of Hawaii Gets Broadside From Critics

CHART: The 10 surveyed community colleges that raised the most private donations
Related article: Community Colleges Struggle When It Comes to Soliciting Private Donations

LIST: Bond-Rating Update


FROM THE FEBRUARY 3, 2006, ISSUE:

CHART: The sharp increase in enrollment of the online-education program at Bellevue University
Related article: Rule Change May Spark Online Boom for Colleges

CHARTS: The Chronicle Index of For-Profit Higher Education

DATA: Facts & figures from the 2005-6 freshman survey
Related article: Freshman Survey: More Students Plan to Lend a Hand


FROM THE JANUARY 27, 2006, ISSUE:

DATABASE: The value of endowments at 746 institutions
CHART: Performance of college endowments
Related article: College Endowments Post 'Respectable' Returns for 2005

CHART: Historians' job market: supply and demand
TABLE: Where the jobs are in history
Related article: History Job Market Is Hot — for Now

CHART: Trends in average tuition and fees at public four-year institutions
Related article: A Losing Strategy?

TABLE: The student-loan industry's top 5 contributors to Rep. John A. Boehner
Related article: The Congressman and Sallie Mae

CHART: 2005 Freshman Merit Scholars

CHART: Record graduation rates
Related article: Graduation Rates Remain at Record High


FROM THE JANUARY 20, 2006, ISSUE:

CHART: New Orleans homecoming: How Many Came Back
Related article: Students Return to Campuses That Are Forever Changed CHART: Part-timers level out, but tenure loses ground
Related article: Growth in Part-Timers Slowed in Past Decade, Education Department Finds

CHART: Growth in adult education
Related article: On the Fast Track


FROM THE JANUARY 13, 2006, ISSUE:

CHART: How Career Education Corporation's stock has fared in the Chronicle For-Profit Higher Education Index
TABLE: Legal and regulatory issues and investigations involving four of the for-profit higher education industry's biggest companies
Related article: Promises and Profits

MAP: One-year changes in state appropriations to higher education
TABLE: State appropriations for higher education, 2005-6
Related article: State Spending on Colleges Bounces Back

LIST: Bond-rating update

CHART: The shrinking proportion of women in computer and information sciences
Related article: Wanted: Female Computer-Science Students


FROM THE JANUARY 6, 2006, ISSUE:

LISTS: Higher-education provisions of the deficit-reduction bill and some of the sources from which the savings in the bill would come.
Related article: Congress Cuts $12.7-Billion From Student-Loan Programs

TABLES: Fiscal 2006 appropriations for the National Institutes of Health and the Education Department.
Related article: Congress Adopts Austere Budget for Research and Student Aid

LIST: Comparison of the Graduation Success Rate vs. the Federal rate.
Related article: Under New Formula, Graduation Rates Rise

LIST: What's in and what's out for colleges in 2006.
Related article: Outlook 2006: A Year of Treading Water?

CHART: Fewer credit-rating changes for colleges in 2005.
Related article: Debt: More Borrowing Expected for Classrooms

CHART: A slowdown in federal spending on academic research.
Related article: Federal Spending: Academe Faces First Real Cuts in 2 Decades

TABLE: Security Tops Technology Worries.
Related article: Technology: Safeguarding Networks Is Priority No. 1

CHART: How the Price of College Has Risen.
Related article: Tuition: Some Increases Slow Down, but Concerns Linger

TABLE: Billion-Dollar Campaigns.
Related article: Fund Raising: Private Support Will Remain Strong

CHART: State Higher-Education Aid Surges.
Related article: State Appropriations: Still More Money Needed


FROM THE DECEMBER 16, 2005, ISSUE:

TIMELINE: Critical twists and turns in literary theory
Related article: The Fragmentation of Literary Theory

TEXT: How one college would respond to a flu pandemic
Related article: Facing Down the Flu

MAP: States that require disclosure of computer-security breaches if personal data may have been exposed
Related article: When Databases Leak

LIST: Colleges with bowl-bound football teams, their Academic Progress Rates, and their graduation rates
Related article: 23 Bowl Teams Fail to Meet NCAA's Academic Standards

MAP: The location of Banda Aceh
Related article: Post-Tsunami Aid Fails to Reach Universities in Banda Aceh

LIST: Bond-rating update

LIST: What they're reading on college campuses


FROM THE DECEMBER 9, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Characteristics of Recipients of Earned Doctorates, 2004
Related article: Doctoral Degrees Rose 3.4% in 2004, Survey Finds

TABLE: 3 Approaches to Accreditation Law
Related article: Congress Stops Giving Heartburn to Accreditors

TABLE: A Change in Enrollment
Related article: Retooling After the Storm


FROM THE NOVEMBER 25, 2005, ISSUE:

CHART: Projected graduates of public high schools by racial and ethnic group, 2005 through 2015


Related article: How Will the Future Shake Out?

CHART: Growth in private student loans could outstrip a key federal program


Related article: The Future of Student Aid

CHART: Share of university research provided by industry


Related article: Research Inc.

MAP: Population shifts, 2005-2015


Related article: title

CHART: Enrollment figures for Mississippi's three historically black institutions for the fall of 2004


Related article: Alcorn State Meets Nonblack Enrollment Goal Under Desegregation Settlement

TABLE: Cost of hurricanes' physical damage, by institution


Related article: Colleges Say Hurricanes Dealt Them $1.4-Billion in Physical Damage

FROM THE NOVEMBER 18, 2005, ISSUE:

DATABASE: Salaries and benefits for private-college presidents at 589 institutions and public-college presidents at 139 institutions.
Related articles: Special Supplement: Executive Compensation

TABLES, CHARTS: Foreign-student enrollment falling
Related articles: Special Supplement: Executive Compensation

TABLE: Results of State Referenda Related to Higher Education

LIST: Bond-Rating Update


FROM THE NOVEMBER 11, 2005, ISSUE:

CHARTS & TABLES: The Chronicle Index of For-Profit Higher Education

CHART: The effect of a baby on a postdoc's career

LIST: One female postdoctoral researcher's list of the pros and cons of having a baby now versus putting it off for a few years

TEXT: What researchers learned about the "swirl pattern," a term that describes the trend of students' taking classes at multiple colleges


FROM THE NOVEMBER 4, 2005, ISSUE:

DATA: Tables and charts on the background, experience, institutions, demographics, and viewpoints of college presidents

TABLE: Top producers of Fulbright awards for American students, by type of institution, 2005-6

TABLE: Countries sending the most Fulbright students to the U.S., 2005-6


FROM THE OCTOBER 28, 2005, ISSUE:

DATABASE: Tuition and fees at more than 3,100 colleges and universities since 1999-2000, searchable by state, year, Carnegie classification, and institution type

TABLE: Average college costs, 2005-6

LIST: Aubrey de Grey's seven-step plan to "cure" aging

DATA: How key proposals in the Higher Education Act would affect Ohio colleges

TABLE: Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act: Major changes proposed in the House and Senate bills

CHART: A 2005 survey of compensation and benefits found that fund-raising professionals in education earn less than the average for all people in that field

CHART: Most fund-raising professionals have been at their institutions five years or less, but their salaries did not necessarily increase the longer they stayed there

TABLE: What community-college presidents earn

TABLE: Views and characteristics of community-college professors

MAP: Countries with medical schools primarily attended by foreign students


FROM THE OCTOBER 21, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: What they're reading on college campuses

LIST: State referenda related to higher education

CHART, TABLE, & LIST: A chart on rising costs at Bates college; a table on where three colleges get their money and how they spend it per student; and a list of 10 ideas for controlling college costs

LISTS: How several institutions are curbing rising health-care costs, and a survey of higher-education institutions shows a snapshot of health-care coverage


FROM THE OCTOBER 14, 2005, ISSUE:

CHART: The number of foreign students at Australian universities has grown steadily over the past decade

TABLE: A list of the journals with the highest impact factors reveals one of the measurement's quirks


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 23, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Projections of College Enrollment, Degrees Conferred, and High-School Graduates, 2004 to 2014


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 16, 2005, ISSUE:

CHARTS: Results of the Higher Education Research Institute's surveys of full-time faculty members about their jobs, compared with 1989.


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 9, 2005, ISSUE:

MAP: In Need of Aid
Related article: States Rethink Popular Aid Plans

CHART: Enrollments at Private Colleges
Related article: Is Less More at Small Colleges?


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 2, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Congressional earmarks for higher education in the transportation bill
Related article: Colleges Find Road to Riches in Transit Bill

CHART & TABLES: Yale's endowment, then and now
Related article: How Small Colleges Can Get Yale-Like Returns


FROM THE AUGUST 26, 2005, ISSUE:

THE ALMANAC

The Chronicle's 2005-6 Almanac of Higher Education is now online. It includes national and state-by-state data on colleges and universities and their students, faculty and staff members, and finances. Highlights:

Profiles and data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

National data on college enrollment trends, faculty salaries, enrollments, test scores, degrees awarded, tuition and fees, spending on research and development, student aid, and more.


FROM THE AUGUST 12, 2005, ISSUE:

CHARTS & TABLES: The Chronicle Index of For-Profit Higher Education

MAP: College Assistance for Foster Children
Related article: Helping Foster Children Feel at Home in College

CHART: Results of a survey of 2,316 professors
Related article: Professors Give Mixed Reviews of Internet's Educational Impact


FROM THE AUGUST 5, 2005, ISSUE:

DATABASE: Endowment investment returns and market values, plus operating budgets, for 210 nonprofit organizations surveyed by The Chronicle.
Related article: Special Supplement: Endowments

CHART: Where Nathan Cummings Foundation's endowment is invested
TABLE: Nathan Cummings Foundation's endowment at a glance
Related article: A Focus on Corporate Responsibility

CHART: Annual investment returns for Vanderbilt U.'s endowment
CHART: Where Vanderbilt U.'s endowment is invested
CHART: Where Vanderbilt U.'s endowment goes
Related article: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage

CHART: Where Oregon Food Bank's money is invested
CHART: Oregon Food Bank's endowment at a glance
Related article: The Logic of Building an Endowment

TABLE: Cortland College Foundation's endowment at a glance
CHART: Where Cortland College Foundation's endowment is invested
Related article: A College Gets a Late Start on Fund Raising

CHARTS & TABLES: Little change in overhead rates for federal research grants
Related article: The Ghosts of Stanford


FROM THE JULY 29, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Top 100 institutions as ranked by the National Science Foundation's "Survey of Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges."
Related article: Top Institutions in Federal Research-and-Development Expenditures, 2003

LIST: Some key provisions in last week's Higher Education Act legislation
Related article: Huge Education Bill Moves Closer to Passage in U.S. House

LIST: Public colleges' foundations under scrutiny
Related article: The Risks of Sunshine


FROM THE JULY 22, 2005, ISSUE:

MAP: Port-au-Prince and Fondwa Haiti
Related article: In Rural Haiti, High Hopes on a Shoestring Budget


FROM THE JULY 15, 2005, ISSUE:

CHART: Variations in the Northern Hemisphere's surface temperature for the past 1,000 years
Related article: Demand for Their Data on Climate Chills Scientists


FROM THE JULY 8, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLES: Lists of the largest universities that remain in the direct-loan program, and of those that have left, by loan volume
Related article: Direct Lending in Distress

TABLE: Summary of the arguments for direct lending and for guaranteed loans
Related article: Lenders Mislead in Battle Over Cost of Direct Lending, Budget Experts Say


FROM THE JULY 1, 2005, ISSUE:

FACT FILE & TABLES: Our gender equity database, which includes statistics on spending and participation trends at more than 1,900 institutions; how women fare in the top athletics departments; colleges with the highest representation of female athletes relative to female students; institutions with the smallest proportion of female athletes, relative to female students; 145 colleges have met Title IX's standard for awarding athletics scholarships to women.
Related article: Gender Quotas? Not in College Sports

CHART: Expansion of the University of Florida general counsel's office, by year
Related article: The Lawyer Is In

TABLE: Compositions of governing boards of public and private colleges in 2004
Related article: Surveys Find Governing Boards Are Older and Slightly More Diverse


FROM THE JUNE 24, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Estimated distribution of giving in 2004 and percentage change over 2003
Related article: Americans Donated $248.5-Billion to Charity in 2004, a 2.3% Rise

TABLES: Crimes by numbers in 2002 and 2003, and percentage changes
Crime by type of institution in 2002 and 2003
Related article: For the 12th Straight Year, Arrests for Alcohol Rise on College Campuses


FROM THE JUNE 17, 2005, ISSUE:

LIST: Phrases and expressions bequeathed to English by the King James Bible
Related article: For Bible Editors, No Day of Rest

MAP: The Distribution of Georgia's Republican and Democratic Voters
Related article: How to Look Good in Red


FROM THE JUNE 10, 2005, ISSUE:

MAP: Beirut, Lebanon
Related article: American University of Beirut Rebuilds Its Identity

LIST: The 10 best college-sports books ever
More recommended sports books

Related article: College-Sports Books Go Varsity

LIST: Academics with apt names
Related article: They Are What They Teach


FROM THE JUNE 3, 2005, ISSUE:

CHARTS: The current and future status of loan consolidation
Related article: Refinancing Frenzy Hits Student Loans

CHARTS: Changes to the proportion of tenured and tenure-track faculty members over age 50 in the University of North Carolina system
Related article: Advancing in Age

TABLES: Profile of Transylvania University's investments, returns, portfolio, and endowment growth
Related article: Bucking the Trend

LIST: Five major libraries that have agreed to allow Google to scan their books
Related article: One College Librarian Worries About 'Atomizing' Books ... While Another Cheers the Project On

LIST: Institutions asked to explain why their nicknames were not offensive
Related article: Pride or Prejudice

TABLES: NCAA Academic Progress Rates, by sport;
How top teams fared;
Colleges whose entire Division I athletics programs fell short;
Related article: Revised Academic Progress Rates

MAP: Kerala, India's southwesternmost state
Related article: Higher Education Proves No Match for India's Booming Economy


FROM THE MAY 27, 2005, ISSUE:

TEXT: Recommendations from the two committees focusing on increasing the recruitment and retention of women at Harvard University.
Related article: Harvard Committees Suggest Steps to Help Women

TABLE & MAP: Rates of HIV infection and of circumcision in Africa, by country.
Related article: Battle Over the Knife

TABLES: Some examples of NSF awards that seek to improve the quality of mathematics instruction, and how the federal government has been spending more money for Education Department programs in mathematics and science.
Related article: Juggling the Numbers

TABLE: State funds for student aid, 2003-4.
Related article: States Increase Spending on Student Aid by Smallest Amount in 6 Years, Survey Finds

TEXT: The timeline that Hamline U. established for its presidential search, and interview tips for candidates who have landed interviews in a college-presidential search.
Related article: The Matchmaker: When Colleges Need Presidents, They Turn to Consultants Like Bill Funk

TABLE: The rise and fall in the number of students majoring in computer science.
Related article: Student Interest in Computer Science Plummets


FROM THE MAY 20, 2005, ISSUE:

FACT FILE: Showing the holdings of research libraries in the U.S. and Canada, 2003-4.

TABLES: Staff changes that affected the Philosophical Gourmet Report, and the report's top 10 philosophy departments in 2004.
Related article: Deep Thought, Quantified

TABLE: The price for natural gas from March 2001 to March 2005.
Related article: Rising Fuel Prices Worry Colleges

TABLE: Supercomputers of yesterday and today.
Related article: Budget Cuts at NSF May Signal a Crisis in Computing

TABLE: Showing an institution that had its bond rating upgraded during April 2005.


FROM THE MAY 13, 2005, ISSUE:

TEXT: The pros and cons of tenure for presidents.
Related article: A Presidential Perk That Rankles Professors

LIST: Actions taken in April by the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I Board of Directors.
Related article: NCAA Panel Votes for 12 Football Games and Urges Colleges to Ignore New Gender-Equity Guidelines


FROM THE MAY 6, 2005, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education.
(Requires Flash 7, available free here.)

TABLE: Incidents of hacker incursions or computer thefts at colleges and universities in the past six months.
Related article: Why Can't Colleges Hold On to Their Data?

BIOGRAPHY & TEXT: A biography including some facts about David Horowitz, and text describing the network of organizations with which he is involved.
Related article: What Makes David Run

LIST: The differences between the current system for tracking the educational progress of every college student, and a new system the U.S. Education Department wants to use.
Related article: Plan to Track Students Steps Into Political Quicksand

TEXT: How three institutions handled situations in which their presidents came under fire from faculty members or students.
Related article: The Trustees' Tipping Point


FROM THE APRIL 29, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Breaches in biosafety approvals at major research universities.
Related article: Biosafety Committees Come Under Scrutiny

TEXT: A sampling of law schools that sponsor clinics that give students hands-on experience in the child-welfare system.
Related article: Student Guardians


FROM THE APRIL 22, 2005, ISSUE:

DATABASE, TABLES, & CHART: A searchable database of six years of average faculty salaries arranged by academic rank at more than 1,400 colleges, universities, and multicampus systems; tables show where professors earn the most money, average salaries for full-time faculty, comparisons of average faculty salaries for men and women, annual percentage changes in salaries of full-time faculty members; and a chart shows annual growth of faculty salaries and of the cost of living.
Related article: Faculty Salaries Rose 2.8%, but Failed to Keep Pace With Inflation for the First Time in 8 Years

TABLE: How students in the top 10 percent of their high school classes compare with other students on the University of Texas at Austin campus.
Related article: Class-Rank Plan Faces Trouble in Texas

TABLE: How students' changing interests have affected the undergraduate enrollment at DeVry University.
Related article: An Exception to the For-Profit Rule

TABLE: Who graded the SAT essays.
Related article: And on the 11th Day, the Readers Rested

TABLE: Findings from a survey of freshmen's views on religion and spirituality.
Related article: Most Freshmen Say Religion Guides Them

MAP: Education City's placement in the Persian Gulf.
Related article: In Qatar's 'Education City,' U.S. Colleges Build Atop a Gusher

LIST: Developed nations ranked by affordability and accessibility.
Related article: 15-Nation Study Finds Cheap Tuition Does Not Always Increase Access


FROM THE APRIL 15, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Average faculty salaries by field at four-year institutions, 2004-5.
Related article: Faculty Salaries Increased at Faster Clip This Year, Survey Indicates

TABLE: How community colleges are looking for ways to stabilize their state-funding formulas so they don't have to increase tuition.
Related article: Community Colleges Seek Their Share

MAP: The University of Puerto Rico System.
Related article: At the U. of Puerto Rico, Ambitions Meet Ambiguity

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during March 2005.


FROM THE APRIL 8, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: How the budget for the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership program has fluctuated over the last decade.
Related article: A Low-Profile Student-Aid Program Is on the Chopping Block Again

TABLES: Problems with the athletics pipeline and the proportion of coaches who are white, compared with the number of athletes who are white.
Related article: Faces in a Mostly White, Male Crowd


FROM THE APRIL 1, 2005, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE TIMELINE & TABLES: View an interactive map and a history of the development of the University of California at Merced campus; a table showing facts about the campus; and a table showing the founding year, acreage, and enrollment of University of California campuses.
Related article: The Hard Birth of a Research University

TABLE: Alternative approaches to refinancing student loans.
Related article: Combatants Alter Tactics in Fight Over Student-Loan Consolidation

TABLE: Table: Universities that received the most U.S. patents in 2004 and 2003.


FROM THE MARCH 25, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Median salaries of midlevel administrative workers by job category, 2004-5.

TABLE: Showing programs that build the national-security work force.
Related article: Cloak and Classroom

TABLE: Showing how grants for the study of microbes that could be used as weapons by terrorists has skyrocketed, while grants for basic research in microbiology have fallen.
Related article: Scientists Question Buildup in Biodefense Spending

TABLE: Showing how Trinity College changed from 1975 to 2004 in order to stay afloat.
Related article: True to Their Roots

TABLE: Showing graduation rates and academic progress rates for NCAA Division I men's basketball teams.
Related article: 'You Pass, You Play'


FROM THE MARCH 18, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Countries that had bird flu outbreaks only among animals, and those with outbreaks among humans.
Related article: Taking Aim at Bird Flu

TIMELINE: Timeline: 14 months of crisis at the U. of Colorado.
Related article: Under Fire on 2 Fronts, U. of Colorado Chief Resigns

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during February 2005.


FROM THE MARCH 11, 2005, ISSUE:

MAP & TABLE: Showing which states have programs to provide scholarships or tuition assistance to students who agree to enter certain high-demand fields; and showing how most tuition-for-work programs focus on teaching and health care.
Related article: Meeting Employers' Needs

TABLES: Showing trends in giving to higher education; gifts to higher education, 2003-4; and top fund raisers, 2003-4
Related article: Counting Gifts: New Rules Irk Fund Raisers


FROM THE MARCH 4, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing median salaries of college administrators by job category and type of institution, 2004-5.
Related article: Administrators' Pay Rises 3.3%, Beating Inflation

TABLE & TEXT: A state-by-state list of projected changes in Pell Grants and recipients, 2005-6; and text describing how a change in the federal-aid formula affects students in one state.
Related article: Change in Pell-Grant Formula Is Likely to Drive Up Loans and Work Hours

TABLE: Showing how top administrators' salaries at the Stevens Institute of Technology have risen sharply in the past five years, even as the value of its endowment has declined.
Related article: Uneven Stevens

TABLE: Showing a list of colleges that have failed to meet a proposed NCAA's standard that would require colleges to have a certain number of attendees at football games to remain in Division I-A.
Related article: The Cost of Empty Seats


FROM THE FEBRUARY 25, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing how universities have expanded their child-care centers or built new ones as demand from faculty members has grown.
Related article: Keeping Kids Close

TABLE: Showing 2004 freshman Merit Scholars.

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded during January 2005.


FROM THE FEBRUARY 18, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLES: Showing President Bush's fiscal-2006 budget plan for higher education and science.
Related article: Bush Budget Takes Aim at Student Aid and Research


FROM THE FEBRUARY 11, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLES: Comparing Bunker Hill Community College and Los Angeles City College, and a summary of foreign-student enrollment at community colleges in 2003-4.
Related article: Community Colleges Go Globe-Trotting

TABLE: Comparing test scores, minority enrollment, and other statistics on law schools in Massachusetts.
Related article: Making a Case

TABLE: Showing recent price changes in construction materials.
Related article: Caught in a Steel Trap

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education.
(Requires Flash 7, available free here.)


FROM THE FEBRUARY 4, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLES: Showing a statistical profile of this year's freshmen at 4-year colleges.
Related article: More Students Plan to Work to Help Pay for College

TEXT & TABLE: Showing the best-paid chiefs of higher-education groups, 2003, and showing the highest-paid leaders and employees at 33 higher-education associations.
Related article: College Groups' Chiefs Well Paid for 'Pretty Plum' Jobs

MAP: Showing how stem-cell research is growing in the states.
Related article: Hoping to Avoid Brain Drain, States Push to Finance Stem-Cell Research

TABLE: Showing the actions regional accrediting bodies have taken in the past three months.


FROM THE JANUARY 28, 2005, ISSUE:

DATABASE & TABLES: View a database showing 741 college and university endowments for the 1999-2004 fiscal years, and tables showing performance of college endowments.
Related article: Endowments See Big Surge, Averaging a 15% Gain

TABLES: Showing colleges with students sued by the RIAA, and colleges with legal download services.
Related article: Is There a Pattern to the Music Industry's File-Sharing Lawsuits?

TEXT: Showing key elements of Texas A&M University's effort to enroll more minority students without considering race in admissions decisions.
Related article: A New Route to Racial Diversity


FROM THE JANUARY 21, 2005, ISSUE:

GRAPHICS: Showing a computer simulation of the Indian Ocean two hours after the earthquake that caused the tsunami in Southeast Asia.
Related article: In Tsunami's Wake, Scientists Sift for Clues and Discoveries

GRAPHICS: Showing details of Oberlin's health-care plan.
Related article: Colleges and their employees struggle over the growing costs of coverage

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded during December 2004.


FROM THE JANUARY 14, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing how minority enrollment has changed since the University of Michigan affirmative-action cases.
Related article: Michigan: Who Really Won?

FLOW CHART: Showing two ways of driving inventions to market.
Related article: To Market, to Market


FROM THE JANUARY 7, 2005, ISSUE:

TABLES & GRAPHIC: Tables showing the ups and downs of colleges' creditworthiness; how computer security topped the list of college's concerns; how education companies prosper as federal grants and loans increase; a graphic showing how college costs have risen; and more, in The Chronicle's special report, "Outlook 2005."
Related article: A Year of Recovery

TABLE: Showing the characteristics of people who earned doctorates in 2003, and the top sources of undergraduate degrees for doctorates.
Related article: Number of Doctorates Edges Up Slightly

TABLE: Showing earmarks for the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education.
Related article: Pork Crowds Out the Competition


FROM THE DECEMBER 17, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing the results of a survey on information-technology security practices in academe.
Related article: Colleges Face Rising Costs for Computer Security

TABLES & MAP: Showing state appropriations for higher education, 2004-5; how the states rank in state appropriations; and one-year changes in state appropriations for higher education.
Related article: State Spending on Higher Education Up Slightly, a Reversal From Previous Year

LIST: Showing how the plagiarism of one Harvard professor became a federal issue.
Related article: Plague of Plagiarism: Judge or Judge Not?

MAP: Showing waste-management penalties at colleges.
Related article: Colleges May Get a Break on Hazardous-Waste Rules

BIOGRAPHY: Showing Joe Paterno's career at Penn State.
Related article: A President's Toughest Call

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded during November 2004.


FROM THE DECEMBER 10, 2004, ISSUE:

MAP: Showing attributes of open-format research buildings.
Related article: Space Odyssey

MAP: Showing where illegal immigrants have been granted in-state tuition.
Related article: Illegal Immigrants Rarely Use Hard-Won Tuition Break

TABLE: Showing changes to the University of Virginia's endowment from 1974 to 2003.
Related article: Risky Business Redux

TABLE: Showing the number of wins and losses compared with graduation rates at the top 25 men's basketball programs.


FROM THE DECEMBER 3, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLES: Showing the status of women in academe.
Related article: Where the Elite Teach, It's Still a Man's World

MAP: Showing rain-forest civilizations.
Related article: Earth Movers

TABLES: Showing fiscal-2005 appropriations for the Education Department and the National Institutes of Health.
Related article: Congress Gives Lean Increases for Student Aid and Research


FROM THE NOVEMBER 26, 2004, ISSUE:

MAP: Showing how states collect student data.
Related article: Proposed Change in How Federal Government Collects Student Data Raises Privacy Concerns

TABLES: Showing some of the regional collaborations between communities and universities to help establish their regions as biotech corridors, and showing potentially patentable discoveries by the Ohio Valley Affiliates for Life Sciences.
Related article: In the Life Sciences, a Sprouting Competition

TABLE: Showing key findings from the National Survey of Student Engagement.
Related article: Students Study Less Than Expected, Survey Finds

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during October 2004.


FROM THE NOVEMBER 19, 2004, ISSUE:

DATABASE: View The Chronicle's searchable database of compensation for chief executives at 131 public and 591 private colleges.
Related article: It's Lucrative at the Top

FACT FILE: Showing data on foreign students in the United States and U.S. students abroad, including international enrollments at American institutions, those students' countries of origin, top destinations for U.S. students, and more.
Related article: Enrollment of Foreign Students Drops in U.S.


FROM THE NOVEMBER 12, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing how state referenda related to higher education fared in nine states.

LIST: Showing scientists' strategies to harness the immune system to fight cancer.
Related article: Teaching the Body to Kill Cancer

SURVEY: Showing how not to use technology in the classroom.
Related article: When Good Technology Means Bad Teaching

TABLE: Showing how ending affirmative action in law-school admissions would affect the numbers of black law students and lawyers
Related article: Does Affirmative Action Hurt Black Law Students?


FROM THE NOVEMBER 5, 2004, ISSUE:

DATABASE & TABLES: View a database of NCAA graduation rates, and tables showing how higher standards are contributing to increased graduation rates for most scholarship athletes, and listing institutions with the biggest disparities in athletes' graduation rates.
Related article: Graduation Rates Rise for Athletes

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education.
(Requires Flash 5, available free here.)

TABLES: Showing how one college lends money directly to its students, and listing the top five college lenders in 2002-3.
Related article: Cashing In on Student Loans

TABLE: Showing how TIAA-CREF funds perform.
Related article: A Pension Giant's Extreme Makeover

LIST: Describing steps to take after hackers attack.
Related article: When Hackers Attack

GRAPHIC: Showing the annual fall and rise of medical-school applications, 1994-2004.
Related article: For Second Year in a Row, Medical Schools See Rise in Applications; Minority Students Make Big Gains

TABLE: Showing grades given by the Black Coaches Association to colleges, reflecting how well they opened their searches to members of minority groups.
Related article: 'Report Card' Grades Colleges on Hiring Minority Candidates as Football Coaches


FROM THE OCTOBER 29, 2004, ISSUE:

DATABASE & TABLES: Search tuition and fees at more than 3,000 colleges in our 2004-5 tuition database, or view these tables showing: average college costs, 2004-5; the largest increases in tuition at four-year public colleges, 2004-5; and the most expensive colleges, 2004-5.
Related article: Public Colleges See a 10% Rise in Tuition for 2004-5

TABLES & GRAPHIC: Showing Division I Conference Commissioners' pay, 2002-3; revenues reported by athletics conferences for the 2002-3 fiscal year; and how much of its revenue the NCAA distributes to its Division I conferences.
Related article: Big Money in College Sports Flows to the Few

TABLES: Showing a sampling of community-college capital campaigns; federal grants to community colleges for 2003; and how much community-college presidents make.
Related article: The Search for New Means of Support

GRAPHIC: Showing how the presidential-appointment process for academics is taking longer.
Related article: Hurdles in the Presidential-Appointment Process Often Discourage Academics From Accepting Jobs in Washington

LIST: Describing state referenda related to higher education.
Related article: Colleges Face Fewer State Ballot Measures This Year Than in the Past

GRAPHIC: Showing the percentage of institutions reporting budget reductions for academic computing since last year.
Related article: Fewer Colleges Cut Information-Technology Budgets This Year, Survey Finds

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE OCTOBER 22, 2004, ISSUE:

DATABASE, CHART, & TABLE: View a database showing federal lobbying expenditures by academe for 2003, searchable by institution name and lobbying firm; a chart showing how academic lobbying has more than doubled since 1998; and a table showing what several public colleges spent on lobbying in 2003 and what they got in 2004.
Related article: Lobbying to Bring Home the Bacon

TABLE: The Guinea-Pig Pay Scale
Related article: This Is Your Brain on Research

BIOGRAPHY: Derrida: Signs of His Life
Related article: Derrida, a Pioneer of Literary Theory, Dies

TIMELINE: A timeline of John W. Shumaker's two troubled years.
Related article: A Fallen President Breaks His Silence

TEXT: Three approaches to fighting music piracy
Related article: Downloading to a Lawful Beat

TABLE: Top Producers of Fulbright Awards for Students
Related article: Fulbright Branches Out


FROM THE OCTOBER 15, 2004, ISSUE:

SURVEY DATA: A database offers information from 83 leading research universities on the stipends and benefits they provided to teaching and research assistants in six representative departments in 2003-4; a table gives an overview of the average stipends for selected fields; charts show comparisons of graduate-student stipends in three fields, the proportion of colleges that provide health insurance, and average stipends for teaching assistants in English.
Related article: The Stipend Gap

LIST: Nobel winners in their respective categories.
Related article: Nobel Winners Are Announced in Sciences, Medicine, and Literature

LIST: States where voters pick university boards
Related article: State Regents: Should They Be Elected or Appointed?

LIST: The higher education views of gubernatorial candidates in 11 states.
Related article: Governors' Races Focus on College Affordability

CHART: The Academic performance at Bates College.
Related article: Bates Calls Its SAT-Optional Policy a Boon

LIST: Summaries of 131 new rules considered this year for Division I of the NCAA.
Related article: NCAA Debates a Longer Football Season and More Money for Women's Sports


FROM THE OCTOBER 8, 2004, ISSUE:

TEXT: Describing recent investigations and lawsuits against colleges and companies in the for-profit higher-education industry.
Related article: U. of Phoenix Uses Pressure in Recruiting, Report Says

TEST: A word-completion test that shows how scholars detect thoughts of death.
Related article: On Death and Voting

MAP: Showing the sites of recent earthquakes in California.
Related article: The Missing Quake

TEXT: Showing the proposed plan to reorganize Arizona colleges.
Related article: Plan Sparks Fierce Debate on Reorganizing Arizona Higher Education

GRAPHIC & TABLES: A bar graph shows how foreign-student enrollments in the United States have stagnated in recent years as they have grown in other countries; a table compares the old and new State Department visa systems; and a table compares the average costs of M.B.A. programs in four countries.
Related articles: Wanted: Foreign Students; Fixing the Visa Quagmire; and No Longer Dreaming of America


FROM THE OCTOBER 1, 2004, ISSUE:

LIST, GRAPHIC, & SURVEY: A list showing some of the universities doing stem-cell research; a graphic showing the two major kinds of human stem cells under study; and a survey showing public views on stem-cell research.
Related articles: Stem-Cell Research Moves Forward and In California and in the Presidential Race, Stem Cells Take a Prominent Role

MAP: Showing the proposed expansion of Columbia University
Related article: As It Seeks More Room, Columbia Treads Carefully


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 24, 2004, ISSUE:

MAP: Showing the extent of the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez.
Related article: 15 Years After the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, Researchers Debate Its Lingering Effects With $100-Million on the Line

TABLE: Showing a 'report card' rating the affordability of colleges in the 50 states.
Related article: 'Report Card' Gives Colleges an F for Affordability

TEXT: Showing some reality television shows that have used students, professors, and colleges as settings.
Related article: Reality Bites -- or Does It?

LIST: Showing institutions with a stake in the controversial software merger between Oracal and PeopleSoft.
Related article: Oracle vs. PeopleSoft: the Saga Continues

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 17, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing how the presidential candidates compare on key college issues.
Related articles: Where They Stand on Higher Education: John Kerry and George W. Bush

GRAPHIC: Comparing how federal funds for basic research have increased during recent presidents' administrations.
Related article: From Microscopes to Mars: Where Bush and Kerry Stand on Science

GRAPHIC: Showing how well colleges are complying with a law that requires them to provide students with voter-registration materials.
Related article: Many Colleges Fall Short on Registering Student Voters

GRAPHIC: Showing how online remedial instruction helped increase the pass rates for courses at Baltimore City Community College.
Related article: Big Trouble in Charm City

GRAPHIC: Showing the amount of money college students plan to spend on back-to-school merchandise this year.

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during August 2004.


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 10, 2004, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: Showing the potential uses of nanotechnology.
Related article: The Dark Side of Small

TABLE: Showing some of the largest tuition increases at public colleges for 2004-5.
Related article: Public Colleges Raise Tuition Sharply, but Not as Much as in Recent Years

LIST & GRAPHIC: Showing institutions that have received ownership stakes in nanotechnology companies, and how nanotechnology patents and patent applications are on the rise.
Related article: Big Bucks for Tiny Technology

TIMELINE: Showing the number of companies that make software to help colleges manage their finances is shrinking.
Related article: Next Up for Open Source: Financial Systems

GRAPHIC: Showing SAT and ACT scores by gender.
Related article: ACT and SAT Scores Remain Stable in 2004

TABLE: Showing U.S. College athletes who won Olympic medals.


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 3, 2004, ISSUE:

LIST: Explaining reasons to worry about and hope against nuclear proliferation in the Middle East.
Related article: A Bomb in Every Backyard

MAP: Showing some of the institutions affected by security restrictions on border crossings from Mexico.
Related article: Border Studies

CHART: Showing different countries' national commitments to science.
Related article: Europe Strives to Keep Its Scientists at Home

TABLE: Showing actions that regional accrediting bodies have taken in the past three months.

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE AUGUST 27, 2004, ISSUE:

THE ALMANAC

The Chronicle's 2004-5 Almanac of Higher Education is now online. It includes national and state-by-state data on colleges and universities and their students, faculty and staff members, and finances. Highlights:

Profiles and data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

National data on college enrollment trends, faculty salaries, enrollments, test scores, degrees awarded, tuition and fees, spending on research and development, student aid, and more.


FROM THE AUGUST 13, 2004, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing the racial and ethnic makeup of the nation's full-time professors.
Related article: Opening the Door to a Doctorate

TABLE: Showing college students and 2003-4 college graduates who will represent the United States at the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in Athens.
Related article: Turning Pro: It's Not Just for Basketball Players Anymore

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during July 2004.


FROM THE AUGUST 6, 2004, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education.
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TABLE: Top institutions in federal research-and-development expenditures, 2001 and 2002


FROM THE JULY 30, 2004, ISSUE:

DATABASE, GRAPHIC, & TABLES: View an exclusive Chronicle database that shows the campaign donations that members of the education committee of the U.S. House of Representatives received in 2003-4 from for-profit colleges, loan-consolidation companies, and the student-loan industry. Also see a graphic showing how the money flowed to and from the coffers of two congressmen; a table showing the Democrats and Republicans who received the most campaign contributions; and tables showing the top five campaign contributors among the loan industry and among for-profit colleges.
Related article: Selling Out Higher-Education Policy?

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE JULY 23, 2004, ISSUE:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Three modern attempts to explain déjà vu.
Related article: The Tease of Memory

BIOGRAPHY: Biographical information about Marshall E. (Mark) Drummond.
Related article: A More Visible Leader for California's Community Colleges

BIOGRAPHY & TIMELINE: Biographical information about Evan S. Dobelle and a timeline of the steps toward his exit from the University of Hawaii System presidency.
Related article: Wipeout in Hawaii

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: A list of universities that built free course-management software and that will test it.
Related article: Universities Offer Homegrown Course Software

TABLE: Statistics for the top South Korean research universities in 2003.
Related article: Asia's New High-Tech Tiger


FROM THE JULY 16, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing three universities' settlements with the federal government over allegations that they had misrepresented the amount of time scientists spent on federally-sponsored research.
Related article: Accounting for Researchers' Time

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during June 2004.


FROM THE JULY 9, 2004, ISSUE:

GRAPH: Showing the numbers behind projected shortages of scientists.
Related article: Is There a Science Crisis? Maybe Not

MAP: Showing states exempting public agencies from public-records laws.
Related article: Keeping Searches Secret

MAP: Showing how National LambdaRail is connected across the country by high-speed fiber-optic lines.
Related article: The Next Information Superhighway


FROM THE JULY 2, 2004, ISSUE:

MAP & TABLES: Showing how colleges in many states face increasing demand for space in their undergraduate classes, and showing the capacity crunch at Virginia's George Mason University.
Related article: No Room in the Class

TABLE & GRAPH: Showing how wealthy colleges invest heavily in private-equity and venture-capital funds, but college endowments still invest a small percentage of their overall assets in them.
Related article: Some Venture Capitalists Shun Public Universities' Money


FROM THE JUNE 25, 2004, ISSUE:

MULTIMEDIA & MAP: View an interactive graphic showing the cozy connections between the operators of unaccredited colleges, and a map showing how the diploma-mill company called the University Degree Program operated in at least five countries.
Related article: Inside the Multimillion-Dollar World of Diploma Mills

GRAPHIC & TABLE: View a map showing universities that received grants from the National Institutes of Health to build laboratories for the study of dangerous microbes, and a table explaining what a biosafety lab does.
Related article: Residents Fight Boston U.'s 'BioSafety' Laboratory

TABLE: Showing how charitable giving increased 2.8 percent from 2002-3, but donations to education decreased.
Related article: Charitable Giving Rose in 2003, but Gifts to Education Foundered

TABLE: Showing MIT professors' concerns about the online archive DSpace.
Related article: Papers Wanted: Online Archives Run by Universities Struggle to Attract Material


FROM THE JUNE 18, 2004, ISSUE:

DATABASE: View a database on gender equity, including statistics on spending and participation trends at more than 1,900 institutions, searchable by state, association, or athletic conference.
Related article: Small Colleges Lag on Sports Opportunities for Women

TABLE: Showing what is happening to the tenure process at Ivy League institutions.
Related article: Hello ... I Must Be Going

GRAPHIC: Showing the rise in the prison population.
Related article: When Scholars Get a Look Inside America's Secretive Prisons, They Find Chaos

MAP: Showing planned development on the Duke U. campus.
Related article: Durham and Goliath

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during May 2004.

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.

FROM THE JUNE 11, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing challenges that have prevented five states from adopting ideas to transform their higher-education systems.
Related article: A Public Vision for Public Colleges

LETTERS: From eight higher-education organizations to Rep. John A. Boehner and Rep. Howard P. (Buck) McKeon regarding the College Access and Opportunity Act.
Related article: College Groups Displeased With Higher-Education Legislation

TABLE: Showing the unresolved issues in the University of Georgia's plan to sever ties to its foundation.
Related article: U. of Georgia Vies for Control of Its Money and Its Name


FROM THE JUNE 4, 2004, ISSUE:

DATA ON STUDENT AID: View a database showing how the proposed formula for student-aid programs would affect colleges; a list of institutions that would gain or lose the most under the proposed formula; a list showing the potential impact in each state; and a map showing a snapshot of states that would gain or lose under the proposed changes.
Related article: Top Public Universities Said to Lose in Aid Plan


FROM THE MAY 28, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing state funds for student aid, 2002-3.
Related article: States Continued to Increase Spending on Student Aid in 2002-3, Survey Finds

GRAPHICS: Showing the status of the U. of Arkansas's capital campaign, a breakdown, of how a $300-million donation to the university will be used, and a sampling of the criteria it uses to measure its performance.
Related article: It's $300-Million, but Don't Call It a Gift

TABLES: Showing crimes on college campuses, 2002, including statistics on hate crimes, arrests, sex offenses, manslaughter, robberies, burglaries, assaults, and motor-vehicle thefts.
Related article: Alcohol Arrests on Campuses Increased Again in 2002

GRAPHIC: Showing the top countries of origin of foreigners entering Japan on student visas
Related article: In Japan, Protection or Prejudice?


FROM THE MAY 21, 2004, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: Showing how microscopic viruses destroy bacterial cells.
Related article: Viruses to the Rescue: Scientists Experiment With Using Viral Strains in the Fight Against Deadly Bacteria

GRAPHICS: Showing Hungarian-language universities in Romania and Slovakia, and universities in Kosovo and Macedonia.
Related article: In Central Europe, Changing Attitudes

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE MAY 14, 2004, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education.
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GRAPHIC: Showing how millions of American jobs are projected to be sent offshore or outsourced by 2015.
Related article: Everyone's Keen on Outsourcing -- At Least At Business Schools

TIMELINE & MAP: A timeline shows the court cases that led to college desegregation; a map shows states in which the federal government is still monitoring plans to eliminate segregation at public colleges.
Related article: Segregation's Legacy Still Troubles Campuses

CHART: Showing how government money bolsters for-profit colleges' balance sheets.
Related article: For-Profit Colleges Face New Scrutiny

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during April 2004.


FROM THE MAY 7, 2004, ISSUE:

CHARTS & TABLES: Showing attitudes about higher education and views on higher education.
Related article: U.S. Public's Confidence in Colleges Remains High

FACT FILE: Showing average faculty salaries by field at 4-year institutions.
Related article: Faculty Salaries Up Only Slightly, Survey Finds

CHART: Showing key proposals for changing the Higher Education Act.
Related article: House Panel Calls for Major Changes in Student-Loan Programs

MAP: Showing the Ray and Maria Stata Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Related article: MIT Splices Whimsy Into Its Architectural DNA


FROM THE APRIL 30, 2004, ISSUE:

FACT FILE: Showing the holdings of research libraries in the U.S. and Canada, 2002-3.

TABLE: Showing how the number of boys vastly outnumber girls in countries where sex-selective abortions have become more common.
Related article: A Dangerous Surplus of Sons?

MAP: Showing how a plan announced by the University of Maine System last month would reorganize the state's seven public universities into four.
Related article: Maine Reorganization Plan Bedeviled by Lack of Details

GRAPHIC: Showing how community-college enrollment has exploded, as states' per-student spending has declined.
Related article: Community Colleges at a Crossroads

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during March 2004.


FROM THE APRIL 23, 2004, ISSUE:

FACT FILE: A searchable database shows average faculty pay at more than 1,400 American institutions from 1999-2004.
Related article: Faculty Salaries Rise 2.1%, the Lowest Increase in 30 Years

GRAPHIC: Showing how academe has remained a largely married world, often making single faculty members feel like outsiders.
Related article: Singular Mistreatment: Unmarried Professors Are Outsiders In the Ozzie and Harriet World of Academe

GRAPHIC: Showing how supporters of the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program are calling for an increase in federal support to compensate for rising tuition costs.
Related article: Popular Tuition Program in Trouble

GRAPHICS: Showing how NCAA Academic Standards have changed, and how new penalties would work.
Related article: NCAA Weighs New Penalties for Academic Laggards

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE APRIL 16, 2004, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: Showing the numbers of research professors at Duke University.
Related article: For These Professors, 'Practice' Is Perfect

CHART: Showing the spending on mental health at the National Institute of Mental Health, 1998-2003.
Related article: In Mental Health, a Question of Balance

CHART: Showing how family income affects college success.
Related article: Noted Higher-Education Researcher Urges Admissions Preferences for the Poor

TABLE: Showing how the University of Florida has reduced file sharing.
Related article: U. of Florida Tackles Piracy Problem by Blocking Most Online File Trading, But Students and Privacy Advocates Cry Foul

GRAPHIC: Showing the legacy of apartheid.
Related article: 10 Years After the End of Apartheid, South Africa's Plan to Merge Colleges and Increase Opportunities For Black Students Faces Tough Challenges


FROM THE APRIL 9, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing the 103 colleges and universities enrolling the largest numbers of freshman Merit Scholars named in 2003


FROM THE APRIL 2, 2004, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing graduation rates and student mobility.
Related article: Graduation Rates Called a Poor Measure of Colleges

MAP: Showing public 4-year colleges in New Jersey.
Related article: Cultivating Colleges in New Jersey

TABLE: Showing median salaries of midlevel college administrators by type of institution, 2003-4


FROM THE MARCH 26, 2004, ISSUE:

MAP: Showing how President Bush wants to spend $33-million to reward financially needy students in 14 states.
Related article: Bush Proposes Larger Pell Grants, but With a Catch

TIMELINE: Showing a chronology of the football-recruiting scandal at the University of Colorado.
Related article: Colorado President Takes Charge of Response to Football-Recruiting Scandal

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE MARCH 19, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLES: Showing how many colleges have opened their minority programs to nonminority students, and showing a list of colleges and public agencies whose minority-student programs are under investigation.
Related article: Not Just for Minority Students Anymore

TABLE: Showing a list of job-training programs to which President Bush proposed budget cuts.
Related article: Community Colleges Expect Loss in Job-Training Funds Despite Bush's Promises

TABLES & CHARTS: Showing gifts to higher education for 2002-3, top fund raisers for 2002-3, and trends in giving.
Related article: Giving to Colleges Reaches a Plateau

TABLE: Showing the median salaries of college administrators by type of institution for 2003-4.

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during February 2004.

TABLE: Showing the costs at four universities to fix problems caused by an Internet worm.
Related article: Colleges Brace for the Next Worm


FROM THE MARCH 12, 2004, ISSUE:

CHARTS: Showing how antiterrorism programs may discourage prospective foreign students from applying to American institutions.
Related article: Security at Home Creates Insecurity Abroad

MULTIMEDIA: An animation showing gold nuclei colliding
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Related article: Smashing Gold: Physicists Reach Back Toward the Big Bang to Study How Matter Is Built


FROM THE MARCH 5, 2004, ISSUE:

LIST: Showing prominent scientists and educators who signed a statement saying that the Bush administration has manipulated or ignored research findings that have been at odds with White House goals.
Related article: How Sound Is Bush's "Sound Science"?

TIMELINE: Showing the events at Drake University that led a local U.S. attorney to subpoena records of a student group and issue a gag order.
Related article: The Drake Affair: A University Tries to Sort Out Why the Federal Government Subpoenaed Student Records After an Antiwar Conference

TIMELINE: Showing the troubled tenure of Henry A. Zimon at Albright College.
Related article: 4 Years After a Scandal, a President Steps Down

TABLE: Showing institutions with the most patents awarded in 2003.


FROM THE FEBRUARY 27, 2004, ISSUE:

TIMELINE: Showing key moments in drug research on ecstasy.
Related article: Ecstasy Agonistes: A Retracted Study on a Controversial Substance Raises Questions About the Reliability of Government-Sponsored Research on Drugs

GRAPHIC: Showing the rising cost of Pell Grants.
Related article: Playing With the Pell Grant

MAP: Showing how the Abilene high-speed computer network's new servers have increased the network's capacity fourfold.
Related article: Upgrade Quadruples the Speed of Internet2's Network


FROM THE FEBRUARY 20, 2004, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE FEBRUARY 13, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLES AND CHARTS: Showing President Bush's Fiscal-2005 budget plan for higher education and science, including the budget at a glance, details on allocations to government agencies, proposed spending for student aid and science and technology, and a chart showing maximum Pell Grants by fiscal year.
Related article: In His 2005 Budget, Bush Proposes Few Increases in Student Aid

TABLE AND CHART: Showing President Bush's Fiscal-2005 proposal for National Institutes of Health research grants and National Science Foundation budget growth.
Related article: Bush Budget Offers Small Increases for Science, and Some Cuts

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education.
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TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during January 2004.


FROM THE FEBRUARY 6, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLE AND CHARTS: Showing the top 10 recipients of NIH funds, growth in new awards, and how doubling the money for NIH affected colleges
Related article: What the NIH Bought With Double the Money

TABLE AND CHART: Showing the number of new high-school graduates and projections of high-school graduates in selected years.
Related article: In Baby Boomlet, Number of New High-School Graduates Is Projected to Rise


FROM THE JANUARY 30, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLES: Showing fiscal-2004 appropriations for the education department and for the National Institutes of Health
Related article: Congress, Finally Finishing 2004 Budget, Keeps Pell Grants Level and Gives 3.7% More to NIH

TABLES AND CHARTS: Showing a statistical profile of this year's freshmen at 4-year colleges.
Related article: Students' Political Awareness Hits Highest Level in a Decade


FROM THE JANUARY 23, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing proportions of female faculty members in science and mathematics.
Related article: Women Underrepresented in Sciences at Top Research Universities, Study Finds

CHART: Showing campus campaign contributions in 2003.
Related article: How the Democratic Candidates View Academe


FROM THE JANUARY 16, 2004, ISSUE:

TABLES & MAP: Showing state appropriations for higher education, 2003-4, how the states rank in state appropriations, and one-year changes in state appropriations.
Related article: State Spending on Colleges Drops for the First Time in 11 Years

CHART: Showing the percentage of foreign recipients of American Ph.D.'s in science and engineering who remained in the United States two years after graduation.
Related article: Fewer Foreigners Go Home After Earning U.S. Doctorates

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during December 2003.


FROM THE JANUARY 9, 2004, ISSUE:

FACT FILE: Showing the 2004 outlook for higher education in the 50 state legislatures.
Related article: States See the Beginning of an Economic Upturn


FROM THE DECEMBER 19, 2003, ISSUE:

CHARTS & GRAPHS:
Financial Outlook 2004
»  Balance-sheet trends at colleges in 2004
»  Changes in colleges' bond ratings
»  The slowing growth in state aid to colleges
»  A leveling of federal funds for academic research
»  How soaring health-insurance costs are outpacing employees' pay gains
»  How network-security spending has remained unscathed by budget cuts
»  Enrollment growth at for-profit colleges
»  How average Tuition and fees at colleges have increased by more than 40 percent.

Related article: The Big Squeeze: Colleges Are Caught Between Falling Revenue from Many Sources and Rising Costs for Services

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during November 2003.


FROM THE DECEMBER 12, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLE & CHART: A table showing characteristics of recipients of earned doctorates, 2002, and a chart showing how the number of American men receiving doctorates has fallen by nearly 15 percent in the past five years.
Related article: American Women Surpass Men in Earning Doctorates

TIMELINE: Showing the life and times of Clark Kerr.
Related article: Clark Kerr, 'One of the Giants,' Dies

GRAPHIC: Showing the new campus center for the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Related article: A Minimalist Campus Goes Tubular


FROM THE DECEMBER 5, 2003, ISSUE:

GRAPHIC: Showing how women's chances for tenure are greatly reduced if they have children.
Related article: How Babies Alter Careers for Academics

TABLE: Showing how student-loan guarantees work.
Related article: Loan Guarantors May Ask Students to Pay More


FROM THE NOVEMBER 28, 2003, ISSUE:

MULTIMEDIA: Showing data on Hispanics in the United States.
Related article: Academe's Hispanic Future

TABLE: Showing private dollars for public-university leaders.
Related article: Georgia Battle Pits Board Against Board

TABLE: Showing some of the the best performers in the 2003 Community College Survey of Student Engagement.
Related article: How Community Colleges Measure Up

CHART: Showing the changing landscape of Division I-A Football.
Related article: Presidents See Progress in Opening Up Big-Money Bowls to More Colleges


FROM THE NOVEMBER 21, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLES: Showing U.S. colleges with the highest proportion of undergraduates who study abroad, and with the largest numbers of students studying abroad, by type of institution.
Related article: Report Urges Federal Effort to Triple Number of Students Studying Abroad

TABLE: Showing top destinations for U.S. students studying abroad in 2001-2.
Related article: China Sees Rapid Growth in American Students Studying Abroad

TABLES: Showing how the HOPE Scholarship program will be forced to dip into its reserves within three years, and showing the results of a poll of what Georgia residents think of the program.
Related article: Hope Wanes for Georgia's Merit-Based Scholarships

MAP: Showing how George Washington University's campus has spread.
Related article: Turf Wars: How Does a University Grow When Its Neighbors Say 'No'?

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during October 2003.

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE NOVEMBER 14, 2003, ISSUE:

DATABASE: The Chronicle's annual survey of salaries and benefits for private college presidents, 1998-2002
Related article: Closing In on $1-Million

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education.
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CHART: Showing key findings from the National Survey of Student Engagement
Related article: Student 'Engagement' in Learning Varies Significantly by Major, Survey Finds

TIMELINE: Showing the history of Boston U.'s presidential debacle
Related article: How Not to Choose a President


FROM THE NOVEMBER 7, 2003, ISSUE:

FACT FILE: Showing data on foreign students in the United States, including international enrollments at American institutions, those students' home countries, states with the most foreign students, and the slowdown of foreign-student enrollment in U.S. institutions.
Related article: Foreign-Student Enrollment Stagnates

GRAPHIC: Showing how high-school students' skills are out of sync with college standards.
Related article: States' Tests for High-School Students Are Out of Sync With College Standards, Report Says

MAP: Showing the ups and downs in the numbers of high-school graduates.
Related article: A New Campus Sign: No Vacancy


FROM THE OCTOBER 31, 2003, ISSUE:

DATABASE: Showing tuition and fees at more than 2,800 colleges from 1999-2004, searchable by state, institution type, and Carnegie classification.
Related article: Public-College Tuition Rise Is Largest in 3 Decades

TABLE: Showing how matching-grant programs are falling short.
Related article: Breaking a Promise

LIST: Showing ballot initiatives in Maine related to higher education.
Related article: Maine Voters Will Decide Whether to Give Colleges Money for Repairs and Equipment

TABLES: Showing a timeline of how a research project became a corporate conflict, and information about Atrazine.
Related article: The Price of Research

TABLE: Showing how budget cuts affected campus computing this year.
Related article: Wireless Networking Makes Strong Inroads on Campuses, Survey Shows


FROM THE OCTOBER 24, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing one law practice's recommendations on how colleges should respond to the Supreme Court's latest rulings on affirmative action in admissions.
Related article: Affirmative Action Remains a Minefield, Mostly Unmapped

TABLE: Showing how a bill introduced by Rep. Howard P. (Buck) McKeon would punish colleges for raising their prices too high.
Related article: Republican Introduces Bill to Penalize Colleges for Tuition Increases

TABLE & TIMELINE: Showing the marketing lessons learned at the University of Maryland, and milestones in marketing at the university.
Related article: Romancing the Brand


FROM THE OCTOBER 17, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing number of students enrolled in Nevada colleges, and the state's cost per full-time-equivalent student.
Related article: Nevada Wonders If a New State College Is Worth the Cost

TIMELINE: Showing how proponents of expanding legal protections for databases have had difficulty advancing their position in Washington.
Related article: Colleges' Database Dilemma

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during September 2003.


FROM THE OCTOBER 10, 2003, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE QUIZ: Showing how some questions on the SAT test may be racially biased. (Requires Flash 5, available free here.)
Related article: Researchers Charge Racial Bias on the SAT

GRAPHIC: Showing the technological and economic obstaces of hydrogen cars.
Related article: Running on Fumes

CHART: Showing how budget cuts are causing California's public colleges to scale back enrollment growth.
Related article: California's Budget Woes Lead Colleges to Limit Access

TABLE: Showing the three consortia to which the Southwest Missouri State University's libraries belong.
Related article: Libraries' Consortium Conundrum


FROM THE OCTOBER 3, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing 6 universities that are hiring.
Related article: Where the Jobs Are: Despite the Economic Downturn, A Few Colleges Have Found Ways To Significantly Increase Their Faculty Hiring


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 26, 2003, ISSUE:

DATABASE: The Chronicle's annual report on academic pork, including a database of earmarks, searchable by institution, agency, and state.
Related article: Academic Pork Barrel Tops $2-Billion for the First Time

TABLE: Showing how journalism graduates are faring in the job market.

TABLE: Showing estimated 2003-4 tuition for in-state, full-time students at community colleges.
Related article: Tuition Is Up 11.5% at Community Colleges, Survey Finds; State Budget Cuts Are Blamed

TABLE: Showing the difficult adjustments to college for students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Related article: Paying Attention to Students Who Can't


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 19, 2003, ISSUE:

GRAPHICS: Showing how students have picked up a greater share of the cost of education as tuition has gone up; distribution of annual family income; and how a proposed plan to create a tuition surcharge for the well-off could affect U. of California students' families.
Related article: Same Classroom, Different Price: Colleges Debate Ways to Vary Tuition Among Students and Increase Revenue

CHART: Showing medical malpractice-insurance costs in three states.
Related article: The Malpractice Menace


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 12, 2003, ISSUE:

DATABASE & CHART: A searchable database of NCAA graduation rates, and a chart showing how racial diversity has declined as graduation rates have risen.
Related article: Athletes' Graduation Rates Set a Record

CHART: Showing the drop in the numbers of private two-year colleges.
Related article: Where Have All the Private 2-Year Colleges Gone?

GRAPHICS: A map showing mixed prospects for prepaid-tuition plans and a chart showing how more families are using state plans to save money for tuition costs.
Related article: Prepaid-Tuition Plans Feel the Pinch

TABLE: Showing top Web sites used for research.
Related article: An Online Library Struggles to Survive

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.

TABLE: Showing how college students increasingly see the importance of having a college degree.

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during August 2003.


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 5, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing enrollment for Berkeley College and top priorities for for-profit colleges.
Related article: For-Profit Colleges Want a Little Respect

TABLE: Showing degree offerings from some for-profit colleges.
Related article: Companies' Graduate Programs Challenge Colleges of Education

GRAPHIC: Showing how revenues and expenditures for the athletics departments at the U. of Colorado, Colorado State U., and the U. of Idaho.
Related article: In Football, the Have-Nots Clash With the Haves

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE AUGUST 15, 2003, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education.
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GRAPHICS: Showing how the government allocates money from its College Work-Study, Perkins Loans, and Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants to for-profit, public two-year, and public and private four-year institutions.
Related article: Unfair Advantage? Elite Private Colleges Say They Will Fight to Protect Federal Aid That Other Institutions Want for Needy Students

TABLE: Showing how dwindling state appropriations have forced many public colleges to make double-digit percentage increases in tuition and fees for 2003-4.
Related article: Students Face Another Year of Big Tuition Increases in Many States

TABLE: Showing how a coed and an all-women's college follow very different models for their athletics programs.
Related article: Athletics' Little Sisters: Women's Colleges Face Pressure to Score Higher, But Fear Compromising Their Ideals

MAP: Showing areas in which evidence of grape fermentation before 3000 BC has been found.
Related article: Whence Wine? Blending Chemistry and Archaeology, a Researcher Tracks the Origins of Grape Fermentation

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during July 2003.


FROM THE AUGUST 8, 2003, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing financial aid given to students at community colleges who work full-time.
Related article: Too Much Work?

MAP: Showing states that have cut spending on higher education for 2003-4.
Related article: State Lawmakers Again Cut Higher-Education Spending

CHART: Showing distance-education enrollment at American colleges.
Related article: A Survey Documents Growth in Distance Education in Late 1990s


FROM THE AUGUST 1, 2003, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing colleges that have drastically cut tuition.
Related article: Slashing Prices Draws a Crowd

CHART: Showing state aid to private colleges.
Related article: Private Colleges Face Cuts in Public Dollars

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE JULY 25, 2003, ISSUE:

FACT FILE: A searchable database, graphs, and charts showing statistics for colleges' sports programs for men and women.
Related article: Colleges Make Slight Progress Toward Gender Equity in Sports


FROM THE JULY 18, 2003, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing how the proportion of women getting Ph.D.'s in mathematics is growing slowly, as is the number of minority women among them.
Related article: Strength in Numbers

TABLES: Showing the opposing views on loan limits, other recommendations public colleges want Congress to consider as it reviews the Higher Education Act, and a profile of Northwest Missouri State University and the University of Kansas.
Related article: Public Colleges Are at Odds Over Raising Limits on Student Loans

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during June 2003.


FROM THE JULY 11, 2003, ISSUE:

TIMELINE: Showing the history of the Higher Education Act.
Related article: Bush's Next Target?

CHART: Showing how the number -- and cost -- of awards from Florida's Bright Futures Scholarship Program has increased in the past five years.
Related article: Big Troubles Loom for Florida's Public Colleges

CHART: Showing the proportion of alumni at Gallaudet University who donate to the institution annually.
Related article: The Sign Language of Fund Raising


FROM THE JULY 4, 2003, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing how physicians are ill-prepared to care for the growing percentage of the population older than 65.
Related article: Physician, Heal the Elderly

TABLE & TIMELINE: Showing how the Supreme Court ruled in the Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger cases, which challenged affirmative action in college admissions. A timeline shows the history of the cases in the courts.
Related article: Affirmative Action Survives, and So Does the Debate

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE JUNE 27, 2003, ISSUE:

CHARTS: Showing how over the past five years, the prices of college textbooks have increased more than those for all books.
Related article: Selling Out: a Textbook Example

TABLES: Showing how money from the federal Health Professions program is helping train medical professionals to deliver care in underserved areas.
Related article: Getting Doctors Into Poor Communities


FROM THE JUNE 20, 2003, ISSUE:

MAP: Showing the spread of West Nile virus in the United States.
Related article: A Plague With Wings

CHART: Showing how minority enrollment could drop as community colleges are forced to cut class sections and increase tuition in the wake of state budget cuts.
Related article: The 'Silent Killer' of Minority Enrollments


FROM THE JUNE 13, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing proposals to change the USA Patriot Act.
Related article: Antiterrorism Law Under Debate Again: 3 Proposals In Congress Would Ease Some Burdens on Colleges

CHART: Showing how tuition and fees at the University of Texas at Austin have risen under the control of the Texas Legislature.
Related article: Texas Legislature Gives Public Colleges the Power to Set Tuition

TABLE: Showing how Drexel University has adapted a Congressional act that attempts to restore the credibility of capital markets and investors' confidence in them.
Related article: Doing the Right Thing: Drexel U. Adopts Provisions of a Tough New Corporate Financial-Reporting Law, But Skeptics Warn Colleges Against Moving Too Fast

CHARTS: Showing how enrollments are climbing in online education, and 6 techniques for increasing online enrollment.
Related article: How to Succeed in Distance Education

TIMELINE: Showing the trials of the University of El Salvador.
Related article: A Phoenix in El Salvador: The Country's Only Public University Rebuilds After Civil War and an Earthquake

TABLE: Showing how the number of security cameras on campuses has increased since 2000.
Related article: Smile! You're on Campus Camera: Colleges Debate Increased Use of Surveillance Devices

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during May 2003.


FROM THE JUNE 6, 2003, ISSUE:

CHARTS: Showing the career status of people who earned their Ph.D.'s at the University of Washington from 1989 to 1999.
Related article: The Path to a Ph.D. -- and Beyond: How a Group of Historians Has Fared, 10 Years After Graduation

TIMELINE & TABLE: Showing the history of a Web log (or blog) started by a law professor, and some academic blogs to note.
Related article: Scholars Who Blog: The Soapbox of the Digital Age Draws a Crowd of Academics

TABLES: Showing the college enrollments of black, Hispanic, and Asian Americans, and American Indians.
Related article: The Stakes for Minority Groups in the Supreme Court's Review of Affirmative Action

GRAPHICS: Showing student views on politics.
Related article: Courting 'Campus Kids': Survey Suggests Students Could Be Key Swing Group in 2004 Elections

CHART & TABLE: Showing how the rapid expansion of women's sports has slowed substantially in Division I over the past few years, and a list of Division I institutions that have dropped sports since 2000.
Related article: Cutting the Field: As Colleges Eliminate Teams, the Lessons Athletes Learn Are Losing Out to Commercial Interests

MAP: Showing Cyprus.
Related article: Cyprus Seeks to Escape a Bitter Past


FROM THE MAY 30, 2003, ISSUE:

CHARTS: Showing how the salaries of faculty members at professional schools differ from those of professors in the liberal arts.
Related article: The Great Divide: Concerns Grow Over Pay Gaps Between Professional-School Professors and Everyone Else

FACT FILE: Showing average faculty salaries by field at 4-year institutions, 2002-3.

FACT FILE: Showing the holdings of university research libraries in the U.S. and Canada, 2001-2.

CHARTS: Showing budget cuts at three institutions.
Related article: Unequal Impact: Community Colleges Face Disproportionate Cuts in State Budgets

CHARTS: Showing minority enrollment at for-profit colleges.
Related article: For-Profit Colleges See Rising Minority Enrollments

MAP: Showing the locations of institutions in the Atlantic Coast and Big East Conferences.
Related article: Conference Soap Opera Is Driven by Cash, but Cachet Matters, Too


FROM THE MAY 23, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing how people in higher education tend to favor Democrats when making political campaign contributions.

GRAPHIC: Showing how a global system of ocean currents shuttles heat around the planet by moving warm tropical water toward the Arctic.
Related article: Hot Air and Cold Fear: Scientists Debate Whether Global Warming Can Cause a Big Chill

TABLE: Showing the quantitative measurements two law professors created to show the performance ratings of federal appellate judges.
Related article: Jousting with Gavels: Legal Scholars Suggest That a 'tournament Of Judges' Might Help Fill the Next Supreme Court Vacancy

TABLE: Showing the process by which the National Science Foundation picks major facilities or equipment projects to receive federal funds.
Related article: Waiting Game at the NSF

MAP: Showing states with lotteries that pay for college scholarships.
Related article: States Once Again Look to Lotteries for Scholarship Dollars

TIMELINE: Showing the road to financial disaster in a construction project gone awry at the University of Idaho.
Related article: Derailed Ambition: A Construction Project Leads to Financial Disaster for U. of Idaho and Its Private Foundation

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE MAY 16, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLE: Listing top institutions in federal research-and-development expenditures, 2000 and 2001.

TABLE: Showing some of the incentives colleges are offering fund raisers.
Related article: Embracing Performance Pay

TABLES: Showing a timeline of the development of Internet2, 5 ways to use it, 5 ways to improve it, and who's connected to it.
Related article: Internet2 at a Crossroads

TABLES: Showing crimes on 4,711 campuses, 4-year campuses with the most arrests in 2001, and the scope of campus crime.
Related article: Drug and Alcohol Arrests Increased on Campuses in 2001

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during April 2003.


FROM THE MAY 9, 2003, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education.
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TABLE: Listing books with advice on teaching big college courses.
Related article: Big, but Not Bad: The Best Teaching Doesn't Always Happen Around a Seminar Table

TABLE: Showing economic-impact studies by colleges to show that they bolster their state economies and should therefore be spared from budget cuts.
Related article: Public Colleges Try to Show Their Value to States, but Not Everyone Is Convinced

TABLE: Showing how six student newspapers present their content online.
Related article: Web Sites Give Student Newspapers Journalistic and Economic Challenges

GRAPHIC: Showing the results of a poll by the National Collegiate Athletic Association asking its 426 Division III members whether they should remain in one division.
Related article: Division III Stays the Course, for Now


FROM THE MAY 2, 2003, ISSUE:

CHARTS: Showing attitudes about higher education and views on higher education.
Related article: The Chronicle Survey of Public Opinion on Higher Education

TABLE: Showing a list of colleges that would have been penalized two years ago if a current proposal to sanction colleges that increase their tuition and fees by twice the rate of inflation or higher had been in place.
Related article: High Stakes on Tuition

GRAPHIC: Showing how the pace of increases in employee health-care costs has risen sharply since the late 1990s.
Related article: More Colleges Turn to 'Self Insurance' to Deal With Rising Health-Care Costs

GRAPHIC: Showing state support for student aid.
Related article: States Increased Spending on Student Aid in 2001-2, Survey Finds

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE APRIL 25, 2003, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing how the number of graduate business degrees conferred has climbed 43 percent in the last decade, while degrees in law and medicine each increased less than 2 percent.
Related article: The New M.B.A.: Business-School Professors Shift Programs to Emphasize Relevance and Flexibility

GRAPHIC: Illustrating how the partners in various types of couples influence each other's moods during difficult conversations.
Related article: Every Unhappy Family Has Its Own Bilinear Influence Function

TABLE: Showing countries, companies, and nonprofit organizations that are building genetic databases.
Related article: Banking on DNA: Estonia's Genetic Database Promises Medical Advances -- Maybe

TABLE: Showing the protections researchers are encouraged to use against dangerous microbes.
Related article: World's Most Dangerous Germs, Coming to a Campus Near You?

GRAPHIC: Showing the Internal Revenue Service's recent ruling that distinguishes between corporate sponsorships and advertisements of nonprofit organizations.
Related article: Some Colleges Add Ads to Their Web Sites

MAP: Showing the locations of Iraq's universities.
Related article: Preparing to Rebuild Iraq's Universities


FROM THE APRIL 18, 2003, ISSUE:

SEARCHABLE DATABASE: Showing average faculty salaries at more than 1,400 American institutions for the 2002-3 academic year.
Related article: The Gap That Won't Go Away: Women Continue to Lag Behind Men In Pay; The Reasons May Have Little to Do With Gender Bias

MAP: Showing how the Massachusetts governor has proposed reorganizing the state's higher-education system in order to save $150-million.
Related article: Reform Plan or 'Corporate Takeover'?

TABLE: Showing how at many colleges, fewer classes are scheduled on Friday than on other weekdays.
Related article: Reclaiming Friday: Several Colleges Try to Bring Academic Life Back to the Last Weekday

TABLE: Showing the National Collegiate Athletic Association's proposed academic guidelines for athletes and teams.
Related article: Grades and Money: NCAA Considers New Rules That Would Tie Sports Participation to Academic Performance

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during March 2003.


FROM THE APRIL 11, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing median salaries of college administrators.
Related article: Administrators' Salaries Rose at Slower Pace in 2002-3 Than in Prior Year, Survey Finds

CHART: Showing the enrollment and budget of Polytechnic University.
Related article: From Rags to Rags

CHART: Showing trends in information-technology spending.
Related article: Colleges Expect to Increase Spending on Information Technology by 5%


FROM THE APRIL 4, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing the 102 colleges and universities enrolling the largest numbers of freshman Merit Scholars.

TABLE: Showing a timeline of actions initiated by the three organizations leading the battle against race-conscious college admissions.
Related article: Behind the Fight Over Race-Conscious Admissions

CHART: Showing how the weakened economy in the Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area has hurt fund raising at many colleges.
Related article: Belt-Tightening by the Bay

CHART: Showing the types of "tablets," a recent innovation in computer technology on which a user can wrtie and draw on a letter-sized computer with an electronic stylus.
Related article: Tablets Sneak Up on Laptops


FROM THE MARCH 28, 2003, ISSUE:

MAP: Showing how several state legislatures are considering bills that would ban the cloning of human cells for medical research.
Related article: Cloning Debate Moves to the States

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE MARCH 21, 2003, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE CHART: Showing one professor's road map to the Web (Requires Flash 5, available free here.)
Related article: New Allies in the Fight Against Research by Googling

CHART: Showing how the 10-percent plan in Texas has made little progress in increasing racial diversity.
Related article: 'Percent Plans' Don't Add Up

CHART: Showing whether a class-rank plan would work in Michigan.
Related article: In Michigan and Many Other States, 'Percent Plans' Could Undermine Diversity

CHARTS & TABLES: Showing year-to-year changes in giving, gifts to higher education by type of institution, and top fund raisers for 2001-2.
Related article: Donations to Colleges Decline for the First Time Since 1988


FROM THE MARCH 14, 2003, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE CHART: Showing a sampling of college and university projects to build their own long-distance computer networks. (Requires Flash 5, available free here.)
Related article: Lighting Up 'Dark Fiber': Collapse of Telecommunications Companies Gives Colleges Rare, Cheap Opportunity to Own Networks

CHART: Showing how the 1997 overhaul of Kentucky's higher-education system is affecting student performance.
Related article: Revamping of Kentucky College System Faces a 'Make-or-Break Moment'

TABLE: Showing highlights of Gear Up and TRIO, two federal programs to help disadvantaged students.
Related article: Programs for Disadvantaged Students Feud Over Their Futures

CHART: Showing performance-enhancing substances banned by the NCAA.
Related article: Deadly Fuel: As Supplements and Steroids Tempt and Endanger More Athletes, What Are Colleges Doing?

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during February 2003.


FROM THE MARCH 7, 2003, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE CHART: Showing examples of good and bad classroom design at universities. (Requires Flash 5, available free here.)
Related article: Take My Chair (Please): Experts Say Students Learn More If They Are Comfortable, But Few Colleges Listen

DOCUMENT: Listing the recommendations on Title IX from the federal commission studying gender equity in athletics. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free)
Related article: Cheers and Condemnation Greet Report on Gender Equity


FROM THE FEBRUARY 28, 2003, ISSUE:

CHARTS: Showing how in the past two decades, state legislators have given a smaller share of taxpayer dollars to public colleges, and how three university systems have responded to decreasing state support.
Related article: The Disappearing State in Public Higher Education

TABLES: Showing fiscal-2003 appropriations for the Education Department and the National Institutes of Health.
Related article: Congress Finishes 2003 Budget at Last, Giving Raises for Pell Grants and NIH

GRAPHIC: Showing how three college fund-raising campaigns are faring.
Related article: Struggling Against the Tide

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE FEBRUARY 21, 2003, ISSUE:

CHARTS: Showing trends in postdoctoral-research appointments.
Related article: Postdocs Look to NIH for Rx on Career Woes

CHART: Showing Japan's shrinking pool of college students.
Related article: The Big Shrink


FROM THE FEBRUARY 14, 2003, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education.
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TABLES AND CHARTS: Showing details of the Bush budget proposal for higher education and science.
Related article: Another Tight Year for Student Aid

LIST: Detailing the university research projects that were on board the space shuttle Columbia when it was destroyed this month.
Related article: Shuttle Science Called Into Question Once More

CHART: Showing how the Department of Education's consideration of possible changes to the Title IX "proportionality" test would affect the University of Missouri at Columbia.
Related article: Getting Ready for the Next Round: Proposals on Title IX Intensify the Debate Over Gender Equity

CHART: Showing the number of old computers that are recycled at the University of Oregon and nationally.
Related article: Old Computers Never Die -- They Just Cost Colleges Money in New Ways

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during January 2003.


FROM THE FEBRUARY 7, 2003, ISSUE:

MAP: Showing deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.
Related article: Paving to Save the Rain Forest

CHART: Showing the economic growth in the Austin, Tex., metropolitan area between 1990 and 2000, after Sematech decided to relocate its headquarters there.
Related article: If You Build It, They Will Come: How SUNY-Albany Shocked The Research World and Reaped a Bonanza Worth $850-Million (and Counting)

TABLE & CHART: Showing the growing number of colleges whose credit and bond ratings have been downgraded.
Related article: Junk-Bond Colleges: Declining Fiscal Ratings Reflect the Struggles Many Small Colleges Face


FROM THE JANUARY 31, 2003, ISSUE:

CHARTS AND TABLES: View an annual survey of freshmen at four-year colleges that has found a rising political awareness and a shift to the right on certain political issues. A special report features data on the students' race, religion, high-school background, parents, college life, expected majors, opinions, and attitudes.
Related article: Freshmen Show Rising Political Awareness and Changing Social Views

TABLES: Showing the top five most likely occupational choices of high-achieving, graduating seniors in arts and sciences at 34 colleges and universities in the spring of 1996, and percentages of those seniors who expect to have careers in academe.
Related article: The Unintended Consequences of Affirmative Action


FROM THE JANUARY 24, 2003, ISSUE:

DATABASE: View 2001-2 data on 654 college and university endowments, searchable by state. The information includes the market value of the endowments and their percent change over the one-year period.
Related article: Another Downer of a Year for College Endowments

TABLE: Showing proposals from college groups on limiting how much students can borrow from the federal student-loan program.
Related article: How Much Is Too Much? College Groups Are at Odds Over Raising the Limits on Federal Student Loans

CHART: Showing pension money in the stock market.


FROM THE JANUARY 17, 2003, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Showing how Earth has been getting less squashed as the planet recovers from the last ice age and regains its shape. (Requires Flash 5, available free here.)
Related article: Earth's Expanding Waistline: Why Is the Planet Throwing Its Weight Around?

CHARTS & TABLES: Showing how the United Auto Workers has become a major force in unionizing higher education.
Related article: United Auto (or Is That Academe?) Workers

CHART: Showing the goals of Texas' Closing the Gaps plan, which aims to increase minority enrollments at colleges.
Related article: Texas Falls Behind in Plan to Enroll More Minority Students

TABLES: Showing how Division I college athletes tend to choose easier majors than other students, and showing what athletes are studying.
Related article: Jock Majors: Many Colleges Allow Football Players to Take the Easy Way Out

TIMELINE: Showing California State University's long road to a new computer system.
Related article: Giant Cal State Computing Project Leaves Professors and Students Asking, Why?


FROM THE JANUARY 10, 2003, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing how the prestigious Rhodes scholarships have been joined by two other rich, elite international-fellowship programs.
Related article: Picking the World's Future Leaders: 3 Elite Fellowship Programs Struggle to Transform the Intellectual Legacy of a British Imperialist

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during December 2002

CHARTS: Showing pension money in the stock market and faculty pay and the cost of living


FROM THE JANUARY 3, 2003, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing how several public universitites are waging aggressive campaigns to become top-flight research institutions.
Related article: The Wannabes: More Public Universities Are Striving to Squeeze Into the Top Tier

TABLE: Showing the outlook for higher education in the 50 state legislatures.
Related article: Another Bleak Budget Year


FROM THE DECEMBER 13, 2002, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Showing conflicting court rulings on affirmative action. (Requires Flash 5, available free here.)
Related article: A Supreme Court Showdown

CHART, TABLES: Showing 2002-3 state appropriations for higher education.
Related article: State Spending on Colleges Increases at Lowest Rate in a Decade

CHARTS & TABLE: Showing college presidents' demographics and the increasing number of presidents being hired from outside academe
Related article: Casting a Wider Net: Colleges Are More Likely to Find Presidents Outside Academe; Most Chiefs Are Still White Men

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during November 2002


FROM THE DECEMBER 6, 2002, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing how federal spending on the National Endowment for the Humanities has inched upward slowly in recent years.
Related article: A New Emphasis for the Humanities Endowment

CHARTS & TABLE: Showing the study habits of college freshmen and six ways for colleges to foster better study habits.
Related article: Homework? What Homework?

TABLE: Showing how most members of the Ivy League and the New England Small College Athletic Conference have strong sports programs, as well as academic prowess.
Related article: How Much Sports Is Too Much?


FROM THE NOVEMBER 29, 2002, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: An illustration of the athletics buildings and the expenses and revenues of sports teams at Ohio State University. (Requires Flash 5, available free here.)
Related article: How Gears Turn at a Sports Factory: Running Ohio State's $79-Million Athletics Program Is a Major Endeavor, With Huge Payoffs and Costs

CHART: Showing how the interest rates for a charitable annuity for an individual would change under a plan recommended by the American Council on Gift Annuities.
Related article: The Right Time for Gift Annuities?

TABLE: Showing the acceptance rate at 4-year institutions
Related article: The Changing Environment for College Admissions

CHARTS: Showing pension money in the stock market and faculty pay and the cost of living


FROM THE NOVEMBER 22, 2002, ISSUE:

DATABASE: A searchable database with information on the salaries and benefits for the leaders of 595 private colleges
Related article: The Growing $500,000 Club

TABLES, CHARTS, AND MULTIMEDIA: A complete list of countries that send foreign students to the United States, with the most recent numbers for each, and tables of American colleges that have had the most foreign students.
Related article: Boom Times for Border Crossing

TABLE: Showing the effects of the U. of California's new admissions process
Related article: U. of California Admissions Changes Retain Academic Quality, Faculty Review Says

TABLE: Showing the characteristics of recipients of earned doctorates in 2001
Related article: Number of U.S. Doctorates Awarded Falls, but Women Gain in Share of Total


FROM THE NOVEMBER 15, 2002, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing the outcome of state referendums related to higher education
Related article: Voters Approve Florida Governance Shift, Major Bond Measures in California and Virginia

TABLE: Showing the 36 winning gubernatorial candidates and their views on higher education
Related article: 2 Incumbent Governors Known for Backing Higher Education Lose Their Seats

TABLE: Showing institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded during October 2002


FROM THE NOVEMBER 8, 2002, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education
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CHARTS: Showing professorial priorities, including attentiveness to students, personal goals, and job satisfaction
Related article: A Kinder, Less Ambitious Professoriate

PIE CHARTS: Showing how the amount of federal student loans has doubled in the last decade
Related article: Are Federal Grants Taking a Back Seat to Student Loans?

TABLE: Showing how a state commission in Colorado is expected to recommend a new method for financing its public colleges
Related article: Colorado Eyes a Voucher System to Ease Financial Strain

TABLE & CHART: Showing how colleges are taking advantage of low interest rates to refinance bonds and take on new debt
Related article: A Time to Borrow

CHART: Showing the proportion of undergraduates who enrolled in distance-education courses in 1999-2000
Related article: Distance Education Attracts Older Women Who Have Families and Jobs, Study Finds

CHARTS: Showing pension money in the stock market and faculty pay and the cost of living


FROM THE NOVEMBER 1, 2002, ISSUE:

DATABASE: Find the highest-priced colleges in your state, or perform other custom searches using our new 2002-3 tuition database
Related article: Public-College Tuition Jumps at Highest Rate in 10 Years

TABLE: Showing state referendums related to higher education
Related article: Flip-Flop In Florida? Ballot Question Would Let Voters Ditch an Experiment In University Governance

TABLE & CHARTS: Showing enrollment growth at the University of Phoenix Online
Related article: Phoenix Rises: The University's Online Program Attracts Students, Profits, and Praise


FROM THE OCTOBER 25, 2002, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing the views on higher education of gubernatorial candidates in 36 states
Related article: Where the Candidates for Governor Stand on Higher Education

TABLE: Showing how next month's Congressional elections could affect several committees that are important to higher education
Related article: Congressional Elections Are Unlikely to Reshape Policies on Higher Education

TABLE: Showing how public institutions in many states experienced double-digit percentage increases in tuition this year
Related article: Skyrocketing Public-College Tuition Renews Calls for Better Policies


FROM THE OCTOBER 18, 2002, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing how spending on higher education in California has increased under Gov. Gray Davis
Related article: An Education Governor for Tough Times

CHART: Showing the effect of lobbying in the race for earmarks
Related article: Some Colleges Reap Little Return Lobbying for Pork Projects, Study Finds


FROM THE OCTOBER 11, 2002, ISSUE:

CHART: "Grading the States," showing the five categories in which the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education awarded letter grades to the states.
Related article: Grading the States: Group's Second 'Report Card' Finds Some Improvement Since 2000, But Still Awards Many C's

CHART: Showing the ups and downs of Boston University's endowment
Related article: Back in the Saddle at Boston University


FROM THE OCTOBER 4, 2002, ISSUE:

DATABASE: The Chronicle's annual analysis of NCAA graduation rates, including a database of the graduation rates, searchable by state, division, conference, or institution.
Related article: Athletes' Graduation Rates Hit All-Time High

CHART: Showing the rising cost of Pell Grants
Related article: $1.4-Billion Deficit Prompts Debate Over Pell Grants

CHART: Showing the gender, race, and ethnicity of students at Prince George's Community College, Fall 2001
Related article: An Elite Vision


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 27, 2002, ISSUE:

ACADEMIC PORK: The Chronicle's annual report on academic pork, including a database of earmarks, searchable by institution, agency, and state. A separate series of articles examines the five projects that received the most money from 1990 to 2002. Charts and graphs show the top recipients of pork, how the states rank in pork-barrel spending, and earmarks by agency.
Related article: Another Record Year for Academic Pork

CHART: Showing how the investment performance of New York University's endowment lagged the higher-education average
Related article: The Vindication of a Boring Strategy

CHARTS: Showing pension money in the stock market and faculty pay and the cost of living


FROM THE SEPTEMBER 20, 2002, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing how the recession is affecting the liberal arts
Related article: The Crumbling Intellectual Foundation

CHART: Showing how the default rates on student loans
Related article: Default Rate on Student Loans Increases for First Time Since 1990

CHART: Showing women in European academe
Related article: Wanted in Sweden: Female Professors



FROM THE SEPTEMBER 13, 2002, ISSUE:

CHART: Showing how much students expect the freshman year of college to differ from the senior year of high school

BOND-RATING UPDATE: A list of institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded in August 2002

CHARTS: Illustrating enrollment and endowment at the two largest seminatries in the Denver area
Related article: The Ups and Downs of Theology Enrollments



FROM THE SEPTEMBER 6, 2002, ISSUE:

FLOW CHART: Tracking Foreign Students
Related article: Colleges Expect the Worst in Preparing for New System to Track Foreign Students

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: A Revamped Financial Statement, which shows changes reflected in Michigan Tech's financial statement for the 2001 fiscal year
(Requires Flash 5, available free here.)
Related article: Public Colleges See Red but Don't Panic

CHARTS: Showing pension money in the stock market and faculty pay and the cost of living



FROM THE AUGUST 30, 2002, ISSUE:

THE ALMANAC

The Chronicle's 2002-3 Almanac of Higher Education is now online. It includes national and state-by-state data on colleges and universities and their students, faculty and staff members, and finances. Highlights:

Special report: a look at compensation for 131 chief executives of public colleges and public-college systems.

9 issues affecting higher education: a roll call of the states.

Profiles and data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

National data on college enrollment trends, faculty salaries, enrollments, test scores, degrees awarded, tuition and fees, spending on research and development, student aid, and more.



FROM THE AUGUST 16, 2002, ISSUE:

MAP: When Divorced Parents May Be Required to Pay for College
Related article: States Split on Asking Divorced Parents to Pay for Children's Tuition

BOND-RATING UPDATE: A list of institutions that had their bond ratings upgraded or downgraded in July 2002



FROM THE AUGUST 9, 2002, ISSUE:

FACT FILE: Holdings of University Research Libraries in U.S. and Canada, 2000-1

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education
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CHARTS: How the College Opportunity and Career Help Program, which assigned counselors to low-income high-school students, helped increase college enrollments
Related article: Bridging the Gap

CHART: Illustrating the second consecutive year of declines in college endowments
Related article: Fallout From Wall Street Hits Colleges Hard

CHARTS: Showing pension money in the stock market and faculty pay and the cost of living



FROM THE AUGUST 2, 2002, ISSUE:

There were no new Facts & Figures in this issue.



FROM THE JULY 26, 2002, ISSUE:

CHARTS AND GRAPHS: Showing data on the changes being considered in the "sliding scale" of test scores and high-school grades that athletes must achieve to become eligible for college sports
Related article: Who's Going to Play?



FROM THE JULY 19, 2002, ISSUE:

CHARTS AND GRAPHS: Showing data on various measures of the success of colleges in profiting from their researchers' inventions
Related article: How Colleges Get More Bang (or Less) From Technology Transfer



FROM THE JULY 12, 2002, ISSUE:

CHARTS AND GRAPHS: Showing how at Virginia Tech's College of Arts and Sciences, more female and minority scholars are being hired for tenured and tenure-track positions
Related article: Stacking the Deck for Minority Candidates?

TABLE: Showing the undergraduate grade-point averages of about 62,000 students at more than 900 colleges, 1999-2000
Related article: Reports of Grade Inflation May Be Inflated, Study Finds



FROM THE JULY 5, 2002, ISSUE:

CHARTS AND GRAPHS: Showing how state appropriations to Texas A&M University and the University of Texas are lagging
Related article: The Fall of the Flagships: Do the Best State Universities Need to Privatize to Thrive?

CHARTS: Showing that the majority of students graduating from high school this year are from families with incomes under $50,000
Related article: The Lack of Aid Keeps 170,000 From College, Report Says

CHARTS: Showing pension money in the stock market and faculty pay and the cost of living



FROM THE JUNE 28, 2002, ISSUE:

CHARTS: Showing the gender gap at community colleges
Related article: Community Colleges Start to Ask, Where Are the Men?



FROM THE JUNE 21, 2002, ISSUE:

SEARCHABLE DATABASE: The Chronicle's annual report on gender equity in college athletics, including a searchable database, charts, tables, a timeline, and a list of institutions that are in compliance with Title IX rules covering scholarship funds
Related article: Title IX at 30: In the Arena of Women's College Sports, the 1972 Law Created a Legacy of Debate

ANIMATED DIAGRAM: An interactive diagram showing how the environmental effects of a road can extend far beyond the edge of the pavement. (Requires Flash, available free from Macromedia.)
Related article: Highways' Hidden Toll: Ecologists and Engineers Push to Make Roads Less Lethal to Animals

CHARTS & GRAPHS: Showing the budget squeeze at Oberlin College as its endowment has shrunk
Related article: Well-Off and Wary: Even Small, Wealthy Private Colleges Like Oberlin Are Feeling the Economic Pinch

CHART: Showing the assumptions vs. the reality of how much tuition would rise annually in the Tennessee prepaid-tuition program
Related article: Prepaid-Tuition Plans: Popularity and Peril



FROM THE JUNE 14, 2002, ISSUE:

LIST: Colleges that have closed since 1997
Related article: Mount Senario's Final Act



FROM THE JUNE 7, 2002, ISSUE:

ANIMATED DIAGRAM: An interactive diagram showing cyclic theory. The theory rests on the idea that the universe we see is like an infinite "sheet" floating in a multidimensional space with other "sheets" that together make up the complete universe. (Requires Flash, available free from Macromedia.)
Related article: Recycling the Universe

PHOTO GALLERY: 5 photographs by Richard Steven Street. (Requires Flash, available free from Macromedia.)
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FROM THE MAY 31, 2002, ISSUE:

TABLE: Showing how honors colleges compare with the rest of the university at two institutions.
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GRAPHIC: Showing how Golden Gate University found itself facing a $6-million deficit in 1999.
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FROM THE MAY 24, 2002, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE MAP: A graphic showing how four federal-circuit courts have ruled on cases involving affirmative action in college admissions. (Requires Flash, available free from Macromedia.)
Related article: Next Stop, Supreme Court?

GRAPHICS: Getting It in Writing, pie charts and a bar chart showing the percentage of college presidents who get formal, written contracts.
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GRAPHICS: Showing Pension Money in the Stock Market and Faculty Pay and the Cost of Living.


FROM THE MAY 17, 2002, ISSUE:

TABLE: Recent Activity by TA Unions and Would-Be Unions
Related article: Union? No Thanks.

TABLE: Bond-Rating Update for April 2002


FROM THE MAY 10, 2002, ISSUE:

INTERACTIVE CHART: The Chronicle's Index of For-Profit Higher Education
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TABLE: The Pros and Cons of Paying Teachers Based on Students' Performance
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TABLE: Incentive Compensation: What Should Be Allowed?
Related article: U.S. Plans to Loosen Regulations for Colleges Receiving Federal Aid

GRAPHICS: College Tuition and Family Income and The Rising Burden of Tuition
Related article: Report Urges Disciplined Spending by States to Make College More Affordable

CHART: 2 Investment Styles: Asset Allocation and Annual Rates of Return
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RANKING: Company Issues Rankings of Top College Towns


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