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August 18, 2020
Mississippi State University is starting a minor in business administration. Roberts Wesleyan College is starting an associate of science in arts and culture. Sacred Heart University is launching a Ph.D. in social work.

August 17, 2020
Some for-profit colleges reported increased profitability and modest enrollment gains as the economy crashed in the second quarter, but it's still not clear whether the current pandemic and recession will turn around the fortunes of a sector that had been struggling.

August 17, 2020
Youngstown State faculty members say university is trying to seize all rights to their intellectual property.

August 17, 2020
UNC Chapel Hill reports fourth cluster of COVID-19 cases, Oklahoma State quarantines a sorority, Villanova warns students if they don't abide by policies they'll be sent home and more colleges flip online.

August 17, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a dramatic rise in mental health problems. Experts urge colleges to invest in mental health services, rather than slash their budgets.

August 17, 2020
Benjamin Ola. Akande, assistant vice chancellor for international affairs -- Africa and associate director of the Global Health Center at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected as president of Champlain College, in Vermont. Michael Claire, president of College of San Mateo, in California, has been chosen as chancellor of the San Mateo County Community College District, also in California.

August 14, 2020
The regulations for responding to campus sexual misconduct complaints go into effect today. Some colleges are implementing them along with their own guidelines to protect sexual assault victims.

August 14, 2020
More colleges continue to cut tuition rates in response to pressure from students and families.

August 14, 2020
Arcadia University, which has long partnered with other colleges on study abroad offerings, will share coding courses other institutions can make available to their students.

August 14, 2020
U.S. State Department designates D.C.-based office for Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes a "foreign mission" and will require reports on personnel, activities and curriculum.

August 14, 2020
Facing declining enrollment and a financial beating from the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Mexico State University system will consolidate leadership at three of its community colleges.

August 14, 2020
Nanyang Polytechnic builds a relevant, competency-based curriculum.

August 13, 2020
Without mitigation strategies, one model projected about 75 COVID-19 deaths at Georgia Tech -- highlighting the stakes as students move back to a campus putting several such strategies in place.

August 13, 2020
North Carolina public university employees hope a lawsuit will make their governing board take seriously their coronavirus concerns.

August 13, 2020
Howard graduate Kamala Harris's selection as Joe Biden's running mate is being seen as groundbreaking not only for Blacks and women, but for historically Black colleges.

August 13, 2020
Initiatives to raise awareness of open educational resources are working -- with more faculty choosing OER over traditional textbooks, survey finds. Advocates say pandemic and recession are also driving interest.

August 13, 2020
Chattanooga State Community College

August 12, 2020
Hundreds of colleges announced early this summer they would be reopening for in-person instruction this fall. As start dates near, many backtrack, citing a worsening health crisis.

August 12, 2020
Big Ten and Pac-12 Conferences call off 2020 season due to coronavirus concerns. Other Power 5 leagues seem disinclined to follow, leaving potential split in big-time football.

August 12, 2020
Students are still in favor of an in-person fall, and many workers don't feel they can access the education they want.

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