Institutional administration

Philanthropies help HBCUs take their education online

United Negro College Fund and Complete College America support Black colleges’ efforts to upgrade their expertise and replicate their unique educational offerings digitally.


Biden administration withdraws proposed rule on duration of student visas


More than 99 percent of commenters opposed the rule proposed by the Trump administration, which would have required international students to reapply for visas after two- or four-year fixed terms.


Will free summer classes and scholarships bring students back to community colleges?

Desperate to slow the steep decline of entering students, community colleges are getting creative and offering scholarships, complimentary laptops and free summer courses to high school graduates who enroll.


University of Arizona acquires Ashford University

Former for-profit Ashford University, which enrolls 35,000 students, will become the new, nonprofit University of Arizona Global Campus.


Presidents give their colleges mixed grades on remote learning. How is that influencing their decisions about fall?

Presidents give their colleges and universities mixed grades on the remote learning they offered last spring. How is that influencing their decisions about reopening campuses this fall?

House Dems propose billions for states and colleges, but Republicans oppose bill

House Democrats unveil a $3 trillion proposal, including tens of billions for colleges. But Senate Republicans say, "It's not going anywhere."


Colleges worry about implications of religious freedom rule

Proposed Education Department rule has higher ed lobbyists worried about possible loss of federal grants for public colleges over barring recognition of religious groups with membership restrictions.


Sanders outflanks Warren with proposal for universal student loan debt relief

Critics of both plans say Sanders's proposal for universal debt relief amplifies existing issues with Warren's plan, which includes caps on income for beneficiaries.


Selective universities want more high-achieving community college students to transfer

Many community college students with high grade point averages aren't transferring to four-year institutions, new research finds, a fact some of the nation's most selective universities want to change.


Education Department delays disclosures under gainful employment while working to replace rule

Education Department announces a second yearlong delay of some gainful-employment disclosures as DeVos works on a do-over of the vocational education rule.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos


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