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'I wonder what role Harry Potter may have played in this.'

--John Bruss of Sewanee University (Tenn.), on the rise in Greek and Latin language studies.

'They don't need to feel defensive.'

--U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings, in reference to higher ed's reaction to the proposed accountability database, charges of high tuition prices, inaccessibility, and other points made in the report issued by the U.S. Commission on the Future of Higher Education.

'It appears to be an open secret.'

--Don Joe an attorney and activist who runs Asian-American Politics, on internet site, on the claim that qualified Asian students are being rejected by Princeton and other elite universities.
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Title Annotation:BEHIND the NEWS
Publication:University Business
Date:Dec 1, 2006
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