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July 2, 2020
College athletes are leading boycotts and prompting conversations about racial injustice. They're also embracing their power to initiate change at their institutions and beyond.

July 2, 2020
The result will be a "university park" concept, where students from several universities study, eat, live and work together.

July 2, 2020
Association of American Colleges and Universities report examines the establishment of 10 campus-based centers focused on racial healing and transformation.

July 2, 2020
Dartmouth reverses course on letting freshmen postpone enrollment. Spelman offers discount for remote instruction. Mount Holyoke won't play varsity sports. Some college football coaches discuss intentional, teamwide immunity.

July 2, 2020
More money for research infrastructure, post-Ph.D. visas and a new office to attract international talent are among the proposals.

July 2, 2020
Chapman University is starting an M.S. in real estate. Cornell University is starting a master of science in legal studies. Dordt University is starting a public health emphasis for biology majors and a new agriculture/biology education major.

July 1, 2020
Senate Republicans signal they will propose funding to help colleges with coronavirus testing, but Democrats propose a much broader and more expensive aid package.

July 1, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has caused more colleges and families to consider taking out tuition insurance, but it would not have helped the students who are seeking tuition refunds for the spring's forced transition to remote learning.

July 1, 2020
Researchers at Cornell University have concluded an online semester at the university will result in more COVID-19 infections than an in-person one. The university is reopening, with plans to monitor students and moderate misbehavior.

July 1, 2020
International students report higher levels of satisfaction with remote learning than their domestic peers, but they have concerns about issues of health, safety and immigration.

July 1, 2020
Feds issue statement on campus testing. University of Arizona pauses athletes' campus return. Warnings about fraternities at U of Washington. UGA sees 154 cases.

June 30, 2020
Professors across institutions increasingly wave red flags about the private and public health implications of default face-to-face instruction come fall, along with a lack of shared decision making in staffing and teaching decisions.

June 30, 2020
Williams reduces cost of attendance by 15 percent to recognize changes in the student experience and continuing uncertainty amid the pandemic. Will other, less wealthy colleges follow suit?

June 30, 2020
Spring campus closures and the shift to remote learning did not have a major negative impact on student enrollments, finds the National Student Clearinghouse. But racial gaps emerge.

June 30, 2020
A City University of New York program considered a national model for improving graduation rates of disadvantaged students is facing budget cuts. Higher ed experts worry this may be the first of many disinvestments in student success due to the recession caused by the pandemic.

June 29, 2020
Survey finds campus leaders remain most concerned about COVID-19's impact on institutional finances and on students, particularly disadvantaged ones. Confidence about the fall is mixed. And they're divided on whether to expect racial protests this fall.

June 29, 2020
Trump administration elevates skills over college degrees in federal hiring, but college groups say executive order will not lessen value of degrees.

June 29, 2020
A survey found a general lack of public knowledge about new federal regulations on campus sexual assault policies.

June 29, 2020
MIT Press and the University of California, Berkeley, are leading an effort to rapidly review research related to the pandemic and stop the spread of misinformation.

June 26, 2020
Park University is encouraging students from other institutions to transfer and study online for a year at a discounted tuition rate. Are special offers like this a good idea?

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