http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/icons/the-ticker-nameplate.gifBy . Leslie Cohen Berlowitz has agreed to resign as president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on July 31, after she was accused of embellishing her résumé with a spurious doctoral degree, The Boston Globe reported. In June, Ms. Berlowitz stepped aside while a law firm retained by the academy investigated allegations that she had falsely claimed to hold a doctorate from New York University on grant applications and other documents over the past decade. Read more...