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A group of Black students surround Myra Harris, a Black woman, and hold a sign reading "Welcome home Ms. Harris"
Nov 18, 2022
The Black Lives Matter protests inspired activists to demand the removal of controversial names from campus buildings. Many universities have established practices to guide them.

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November 18, 2022
The Black Lives Matter protests inspired activists to demand the removal of controversial names from campus buildings. Many universities have established practices to guide them.
November 9, 2022
Bronx Community College went without heat for more than a month. Some CUNY employees say this is one of many signs the system needs more funding for facilities maintenance and repairs.
August 18, 2022
For three weeks, Whitworth University stayed mostly mum about network and website outages, prompting speculation about ransomware and frustrating professors and students. Wednesday it acknowledged a cyberattack.
August 8, 2022
Emporia State will close its campus child care center next year. Parents are pushing back, highlighting the nationwide shortage of affordable options in higher education and beyond.
August 3, 2022
Some colleges attribute long wait lists for campus housing to heightened demand for a residential experience following two-plus years of COVID-19 disruptions.
August 2, 2022
Officials at Eastern Michigan University say a new public-private partnership is the only way to solve their student housing woes. Some worry about a slide toward privatization.
May 12, 2022
Many public universities face a costly backlog of facilities maintenance and renewal projects. The University of Nebraska is trying a new approach to finance infrastructure repairs well into the future.
April 1, 2022
Most historically Black colleges and universities can’t fix existing facilities, let alone build new ones. In a perennially underfunded sector, Howard University’s $785 million for construction stands out.
March 29, 2022
With rents higher than tuition and fees at many California colleges, a growing number of students face housing insecurity, forced to live in hotels or cars. Institutions can’t build dorms fast enough.
January 31, 2022
Florida State closes its health sciences building after a faculty report details an apparent cancer cluster, black debris falling from air vents, dangerous radon levels and more. Professors say earlier action may have saved lives.

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