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More institutions are suspending or cutting retirement plan contributions

Colleges and universities are increasingly suspending or trimming employee retirement plan contributions to battle budget deficits.

Who owns all that course content you're putting online?

Copyright ownership concerns abound in the rapid shift to remote instruction.

Size of state budget cuts becomes clearer

Experts had predicted states would have to cut higher education funding. The scope is becoming clearer every day.

Missouri Western cuts quarter of faculty along with programs in history and more

Missouri Western cuts 30 percent of the faculty, along with programs in history, political science, sociology, economics, music and more.

Cal State pursuing online fall

As many colleges line up to say they'll be reopening campuses, California State University is planning for most courses to be online. What makes the system different?

Academic museums see drops in earned income, fundraising

Academic museum directors know their fortunes are tied to those of their parent institutions. Some worry about the possibility that collections could be raided to raise funds.

Online proctoring is surging during COVID-19

Is the fight against cheating during remote instruction worth enlisting third-party student surveillance platforms?

Parking lot Wi-Fi is a way of life for many students

Using Wi-Fi ready college parking lots is now a way of life for students with limited or no internet access.

Professors at Ohio U say faculty cuts can't just be blamed on COVID-19

Professors at Ohio U say tenure-track faculty cuts can't simply be blamed on COVID-19, but rather long-term financial mismanagement.

Plans for fall assume professors will be willing to teach. Will they?

Faculty members concerned about health and safety want a say in the conditions under which they'll be working if they are expected to teach in person next fall.

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