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March 2, 2020
The university's ambitious $6 billion fundraising campaign is among the largest by a public higher ed institution.

March 2, 2020
Senator Lamar Alexander says a bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act should pass the education committee in about a month, to give it time to get through Congress this year.

March 2, 2020
Graduate workers' union says 82 students won't get spring teaching appointments over ongoing strike.

March 2, 2020
Spread of coronavirus in California, Oregon and Washington triggers student quarantines. American Physical Society cancels annual meeting, colleges cancel more overseas programs and players' group calls for possibly holding March Madness tournament without fans.

February 28, 2020
The University of California's second annual conference on campus free speech turned into an actual exercise in free speech when student protesters unexpectedly showed up.

February 28, 2020
University of Oklahoma students want change -- in the form of a new provost -- following several racist incidents on campus. 

February 28, 2020
New report from Emsi explains how regions can use data to identify skills gaps, which vary wildly across cities and even within industries, and what that means for higher ed.

February 28, 2020
As Senate debates joining House in condemning Education Department rule on forgiving student loans, key Republicans are on the fence.

February 28, 2020
An investigation by the federal agency's Office for Civil Rights found the university failed to protect students from a serial sexual predator employed as a gynecologist at the campus health center.

February 27, 2020
New study says student evaluations of teaching are still deeply flawed measures of teaching effectiveness, even when we assume they are unbiased and reliable.

February 27, 2020
New online learning stats show growing demand for online programs across state lines and shed new light on in-state online enrollments.

February 27, 2020
Freed by new U.S. rules, the accrediting agency for California, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands will review colleges outside its region -- the first regional accreditor to make such a move.

February 27, 2020
New Jersey is trying to expand its tuition-free program from community colleges to four-year institutions. In this major exporter of students, the move could have ripple effects for colleges in nearby states.

February 27, 2020
Government wants private universities and branch campuses of international universities to open up … primarily to serve foreign students.

February 26, 2020
Syracuse cancels its Florence study abroad program, and other institutions make changes to programs in Italy, South Korea and elsewhere as coronavirus spreads globally.

February 26, 2020
Concordia College students are still angry about a white professor's use of a racial slur in a class several months ago. College administrators' seeming lack of response to the incident has not helped quell the outrage.

February 26, 2020
Tensions between congressional Democrats and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rise with a scathing letter to a House committee.

February 26, 2020
Fresno Pacific University is starting a bachelor of science in nursing. Indiana University Southeast is starting a bachelor of science in art education.

February 25, 2020
Compelled to close their campuses to limit the spread of coronavirus, U.S. universities with Chinese branches move at lightning speed to take teaching online.

February 25, 2020
Faculty at Long Island University have raised concerns about a decision to freeze new enrollments in a number of liberal arts programs.

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