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January 6, 2021
Faculty satisfaction data reveal big gaps between how white and nonwhite professors experience campus diversity and inclusion efforts. 

January 6, 2021
Colleges and universities aren't confirming that they were hit by the massive SolarWinds cyberattack, but IT experts say the hack calls for bolstering cybersecurity for the future.

January 6, 2021
Trevor M. Bates, chief academic officer at Mercy College of Ohio, has been selected as president of Wilmington College, also in Ohio. Erika D. Beck, president of California State University, Channel Islands, has been selected as president of California State University, Northridge.

January 5, 2021
Yale's arts and sciences faculty wants the institution to seize the day on faculty hiring, but wealthy institutions continue to practice restraint -- maybe even for the long term.

January 5, 2021
Pitzer College students and incarcerated men at the California Rehabilitation Center will now earn bachelor's degrees side by side.

January 5, 2021
Michigan State will require students to live on campus for two years. Higher ed experts say it will lead to higher persistence rates. Students say it will cost them more and reduce their independence.

January 5, 2021
Brexit deal leaves Britain out of the continent's flagship student exchange program. The U.K. government announced a new program to replace it, but many people are skeptical about that plan.

January 5, 2021
Adelphi University is starting a certificate in trauma treatment. Cornell College, in Iowa, is starting a low-residency M.F.A. in creative writing.

January 4, 2021
Health association recommends twice-weekly testing for campuses that are reopening. Twin social distancing and mask policies are (cost) effective, new study says.

January 4, 2021
Some colleges opt for a month of online courses before shifting to face-to-face learning. Other colleges move back the start of the spring semester.

January 4, 2021
With donations ranging from $20 million to $50 million to colleges routinely overlooked by major philanthropists, MacKenzie Scott has set herself apart by focusing on institutions that serve students of color and those from low-income backgrounds.

January 4, 2021
A look at what happened in 2020 and what’s to come in 2021 with Inside Higher Ed’s ninth annual in-and-out list.

January 4, 2021
Miguel Cardona, education commissioner in Connecticut, is a strong defender of public schools. Biden reiterates support for free community college and all public colleges for families earning less than $125,000.

January 4, 2021
Community colleges cannot lay off faculty members and then hire adjuncts to teach their courses, the Illinois Supreme Court decided.

December 22, 2020
Miguel Cardona, education commissioner in Connecticut, is a strong defender of public schools.

December 22, 2020
Deal would also simplify FAFSA and let more prisoners get Pell Grants. And $1.3 billion in loans to Black colleges would be forgiven.

December 22, 2020
Authors withdraw controversial article concluding that working with a female mentor might hurt young scientists' careers.

December 22, 2020
Student mobility fell steeply this year as colleges dealt with other enrollment challenges.

December 22, 2020
Mitch Avila, dean of the College of Arts & Humanities at California State University Dominguez Hills, has been chosen as provost at California State University Channel Islands. Archie L. Blanson, interim president of Lone Start College's North Harris campus, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.

December 18, 2020
California State University chancellor Timothy White sought to tie his own story to those of the system and its students. That meant putting off retirement this year as the system sought stability amid the pandemic.

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