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July 23, 2020
San Diego State considers a policy on revoking emeritus status when retired professors hurt the university's reputation.

July 23, 2020
As several more colleges announce plans to educate students mostly virtually this fall, a new database shows that's the way the decisions are trending nationally.

July 23, 2020
Gilda Barabino, dean of the Grove School of Engineering and the Daniel and Frances Berg Professor at the City College of New York, has been appointed president of Olin College of Engineering, in Massachusetts.

July 22, 2020
Concerns are growing among students and faculty members about plans by some colleges to keep residence halls at full capacity this fall, which goes against the recommendations of public health agencies.

July 22, 2020
Senator Lamar Alexander proposed a sweeping change that would simplify applying for federal student aid while allowing many to make no or smaller monthly student loan payments.

July 22, 2020
Universities offer free courses for the public to learn the basics of contact tracing. Hundreds of thousands of people have signed up.

July 22, 2020
Durham Technical Community College has finished a three-year campaign, topping its goal of $5 million. Major portions of the funds raised will go to efforts to promote economic development.

July 21, 2020
Colleges spent millions of dollars facilitating the pivot from face-to-face to remote instruction last spring. Administrators who oversee online learning don’t want that investment to go to waste.

July 21, 2020
Amid concerns the recession has made it harder for students to save for college, advocacy groups are calling for doubling the size of Pell Grants.

July 21, 2020
Some colleges invite a fraction of their students to live on campus this fall. But is that approach truly safer? And who gets to be on campus?

July 21, 2020
An examination of the most selective public universities in the country found that representation of students of color has seen few -- if any -- improvements since 2000.

July 21, 2020
More colleges that planned to host students on campus shift to virtual-only modes. Canisius and Carthage Colleges plan layoffs, citing budget pressures worsened by the pandemic.

July 20, 2020
Is a budget plan adopted under financial duress and threat of layoffs truly collaborative if only one side sets the terms of engagement? At Radford University, it depends on one's perspective.

July 20, 2020
Authors of a new paper on a first-year writing intervention warn that cultivating students’ sense of belonging is now more important than ever.

July 20, 2020
The Republican Senate is moving toward making it harder for students and workers to sue colleges if they contract the coronavirus.

July 20, 2020
Six athletic conferences cancel or postpone fall seasons. Hillsdale College defies state attorney general. Citing quarantine order, Ithaca College tells some out-of-staters to start classes remotely.

July 17, 2020
Facing significant financial pressure, Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education will explore combining operations at three pairs of universities.

July 17, 2020
College leaders are making good on commitments to address racial inequities at their institutions with more diverse staffing, socially relevant curricula and targeted fundraising to help students of color.

July 17, 2020
Reversal of controversial directive that would have barred continuing international students from taking their classes online leaves unresolved questions about the rules for new students.

July 17, 2020
Several more college conferences announce they won't play games this fall. Rhodes, Dickinson and Occidental Colleges reverse earlier decisions to bring some students back to campus.

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