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This week in higher ed

•American University President Benjamin Ladner has filed a complaint challenging AU student Ben Wetmores right to name his Web site www.benladner.com. The site is devoted to commentary and criticism about the school. (The Washington Post, 9/13/04)
•Indianas three largest public universities–Indiana, Purdue and Ball State–reported slight drops in enrollment, as did Indiana State University at Terre Haute. But state residents enrolled in record numbers in Indianas two-year colleges. (Fort Wayne News Sentinel, 9/10/04) •American University President Benjamin Ladner has filed a complaint challenging AU student Ben Wetmore's right to name his Web site www.benladner.com. The site is devoted to commentary and criticism about the school. (The Washington Post, 9/13/04)
•Indiana's three largest public universities—Indiana, Purdue and Ball State—reported slight drops in enrollment, as did Indiana State University at Terre Haute. But state residents enrolled in record numbers in Indiana's two-year colleges. (Fort Wayne News Sentinel, 9/10/04)
•Now that former alum Ken Lay has been indicted on 11 felony counts, the University of Missouri is a campus divided on whether to reject the $1.2 million in company stock Lay donated five years ago. (The Boston Globe, 9/8/04)
•A USA Today 50-state survey of 67 public flagship universities shows that most schools are increasing tuition and fees by relatively small percentages this year. The average is 9 percent this year, down from 14 percent last year. (USA Today, 9/8/04)