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January 29, 2020
More than 40 percent of trustees are now very concerned about the future of higher education, up 14 points from last year, according to a survey.

January 29, 2020
Duquesne is a religious institution and so is exempt from National Labor Relations Board rules, appeals court finds.

January 29, 2020
The Watkins College of Art will merge with Belmont University later this year, joining a growing list of tiny colleges, particularly in the arts, that struggled to go it alone.

January 28, 2020
A committee at Georgetown University law school is re-evaluating its policies on student protests after a demonstration prevented a speaker's speech. Some law students believe the move will chill free speech.

January 28, 2020
Northeastern University plants another flag out of state with a research institute in Maine's largest city. Perhaps surprisingly, Maine's colleges seem to be welcoming the move.

January 28, 2020
The state's university system aims to become first in the nation to accredit its institutions jointly instead of individually. Officials say it will help meet challenges of tighter budgets and shrinking numbers of students.

January 28, 2020
With federal Parent PLUS loans now accounting for a quarter of borrowing for undergraduates, new data reinforce concern about parents' ability to repay the loans.

January 28, 2020
Palo Alto College, in Texas, is starting an associate of applied science in viticulture and enology. St. Charles Community College has started a program in practical nursing.

January 27, 2020
Students at several U.S. universities are tested for possible cases of a novel coronavirus. Experts weigh in on how colleges can prepare for the virus.

January 27, 2020
Contingent Magazine had a lot of doubters when it debuted 12 months ago. But it's still going strong and earning a reputation as a place where historians can engage the public with the ideas that have always interested them.

January 27, 2020
At the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, academics discussed how to rethink the academy and how to separate it from the university.

January 27, 2020
Big textbook publishers and retailers are accused of squashing competition from independent college bookstores.

January 24, 2020
Two Catholic colleges, Georgetown University and Marquette University, have been helping to create apps for natural family planning.

January 24, 2020
New program uses the European model to give students training for advanced manufacturing through a hybrid model blending an apprenticeship with coursework at Salt Lake Community College.

January 24, 2020
MOOC platform Coursera is teaming up with the University of North Texas to offer an online bachelor’s degree aimed at working adults with some college credit.

January 24, 2020
Students want to learn about Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Dior.

January 24, 2020
Starting Out Goddard College is starting a campaign to raise $4 million by June 2020. Finishing Up

January 23, 2020
Texas A&M chancellor suggests that Harvard researchers have an anti-red meat agenda.

January 23, 2020
Scholar makes argument in favor of race-based research into intelligence, but experts in that subfield say it's an unnecessary plea that doesn't square with scientific realities.

January 23, 2020
President engages in "useful hyperbole" by claiming he rescued historically black colleges, but his administration has made good on some of its promise to support the sector.

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