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This week in higher ed

•The New York Times reports that colleges have extended the therapeutic culture beyond treatment for clinical depression and bipolar disorders into a wide range of services, including free massages, dogs to cuddle during exams, biofeedback workshops and therapy to help students facing their first C.
•The New York Times reports that colleges have extended the “therapeutic culture” beyond treatment for clinical depression and bipolar disorders into a wide range of services, including free massages, dogs to cuddle during exams, biofeedback workshops and therapy to help students facing their first C.

•Harvard Business School and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania have decided to limit the information they provide to ratings guides. Both have said they will no longer supply the media with e-mail addresses or other contact information for students and alumni, since they doubt the validity of the rankings and data gathered by the publishers. (Mlive.com, 4/9/04)

•Faculty members and school officials at Princeton University are considering a proposal to the school's grading system that would limit the number of As that professors could award. (AP, 4/9/04)