Compensation for students and extra pay for junior faculty make up most of cost; Finance Ministry determined to implement Shochat reforms.
Heavy delays expected on the Tel-Aviv - Jerusalem Highway, adjacent roadways; Sides to mull Eini compromise.
University professors set Sunday deadline for settling work stoppage before semester is cancelled.
Close to 350 university students rallied near homes of Tamir, Peres in support of striking professors.
Head of university presidents' committee says the strike could be resolved 'within a few days.'
Committee of university presidents may request court injunctions for striking professors.
Fearful that the exasperated striking university lecturers will go over his head to the prime minister, Finance Minister Roni Bar-On reportedly offered them a 20 percent raise.
Talks to end strike of senior faculty, now in its fifth week, have been at a standstill for over a week.
Breakthrough appeared imminent after eductation min. agreed to senior faculty demands.
Britain's University and College Union decides boycott proposed last May would be illegal and could not be implemented.
Britain's University and College Union decides boycott of Israeli universities illegal, couldn't be implemented.
PM, in meeting on road safety, said he would cancel planned NIS 150 million reduction in road safety budget.
Poll asks 8,600 students about campus life, teaching, reading assignments.
Student leaders accept PMO compromise deal in late night meeting, classes to resume Thursday.
Decision to continue strike is the result of deadlock in talks between teachers' union and treasury.
Strike expected to last into next week in wake of violent clash between students and police at T.A. rally.
Shochat panel expected to recommend university tuition hike; Knesset committee will recommend tuition cut, and resort to legislation to implement recommendations.
Students protesting the Shochat Cmte.; the meeting was suspended until students escorted out by security.
Abraham Shochat, head of panel likely to recommend tuition hike, considering socio-economic status-based tuitions.
Law school proposes to adopt billionaire's name in exchange for a donation
Grants to total NIS 26 million for students at all institutions of higher education who served during war.
Shin Bet trying to convey the message that there is more to service than interrogations in dimly-lit rooms.