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College Runners Flock to Flagstaff During COVID-19 Pandemic

Nov. 30, 6:12 a.m. College runners seeking to pursue their sport during the pandemic are flocking to Flagstaff, an Arizona city of 65,000 people, AzBigMedia/Cronkite News reported.

DeVos Education Department estimates large student loan losses, but figures aren't guaranteed to influence debate

A new estimate quotes large losses, but defenders of the system say it's functioning as designed. Will the number matter in the larger debate over debt forgiveness and federal lending policy?

Rare no-confidence vote highlights division over cuts at Guilford College

A no-confidence vote was the first in the liberal arts college's 183-year history.

Noodle, online degree enabler, buys parts of HotChalk, a former competitor

The online program management company buys assets of HotChalk, another OPM, whose biggest client, Concordia Portland, closed early this year.

Report: Stark inequity in higher ed funding

It's known that some policies help the rich get richer, while the poor get poorer. A new report shows the same pattern is affecting institutions of higher education.

Biden urged to cancel student debt

They want him to move without Congress. Will he?

How new scholarship programs saved UT Austin's Pell enrollment

The Texas flagship university is seeing an increase in low-income enrollment at a time when many higher education experts are worried that the most vulnerable students are putting their educations on hold.

Private Iowa college partners with all state's community colleges on transfer

Transfer partnerships are increasingly common as enrollment declines spur collaboration. But one private college in Iowa has taken its commitment across the state.

Who will be Biden's education secretary?

Whom will the president-elect pick for the top higher education position?

Uncertainty over Senate control and higher education

The battle for control of the Senate appears headed to two runoff elections in Georgia, with ramifications for higher education.


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