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February 19, 2020
Student protesters occupying a building at Syracuse University have dug in their heels and refused to leave. University leaders responded by suspending them.

February 19, 2020
Initiative aimed at increasing Pell-eligible student enrollment at high-performing colleges is doing well. But a sudden plateau in progress shows hard choices colleges may need to make to move forward.

February 19, 2020
Merging two giant educational publishers was never going to be smooth sailing, but the process has been rockier than Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education expected.

February 19, 2020
Candidate for Democratic presidential nomination proposes limited debt cancellation, tuition-free four-year college for low-income students and doubling Pell's maximum award.

February 18, 2020
Colleges and universities generally aren't happy about the endowment tax, but many are paying less than the tens of millions of dollars reported by the country's wealthiest universities, a review finds. And even those ultrawealthy universities might end up paying substantially less.

February 18, 2020
Final Title IX rule from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to set off a fight on Capitol Hill, and one of the casualties could be reauthorizing the Higher Education Act.

February 18, 2020
Arkansas State University is mulling over partnering with a for-profit company to start the state's first vet school. Is this what the state, and its students, need?

February 18, 2020
Podcast features discussion with Bryan Alexander about his book Academia Next.

February 17, 2020
La Verne seeks to terminate a gadfly professor for allegedly threatening to "assassinate" a colleague. Is it going too far?

February 17, 2020
City University of New York joins ASU spin-off InStride in effort to tap into growing online degree market for companies that offer college tuition benefits to employees.

February 17, 2020
Louisville officials changed their minds about the free speech rights of a student who distributed anti-gay pamphlets at a LGBTQ Studies course. They have banned him from repeating his action.

February 17, 2020
The Indian government is opening up the market for fully online degrees, and U.S. companies are poised to be players.

February 17, 2020
University acts after it received a complaint.

February 14, 2020
University leaders are tight-lipped about sudden closure plans, but a few events may have been warning signs. Now, details emerge about tensions with the university's affiliated church, leaving other colleges, church members and higher education sorting through the pieces.

February 14, 2020
After a complaint that many white students were using the University of Virginia's Multicultural Student Center, the administration emphasizes that all are allowed in the space.

February 14, 2020
It doesn't end -- even with two new commentaries on a contentious, corrected 2018 article saying more women with more freedoms choose non-STEM majors.

February 14, 2020
Public universities in several states are obligated to buy furniture and other products made in state prisons, which some students call exploitative.

February 14, 2020
German research institution seeks to "nudge the process."

February 13, 2020
U.S. colleges could see a major enrollment pipeline cut off this fall if the coronavirus epidemic persists. Meanwhile, Australian universities are missing more than half their Chinese students weeks before their fall semester begins.

February 13, 2020
Almost half of federal student loans are being repaid through more generous income-driven repayment plans, new data show, with 80 percent of government subsidies now going to graduate student borrowers.

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