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December 18, 2020
Likely voters believe a postsecondary degree has lost some of its value since the start of the pandemic.

December 18, 2020
The U.S. system for encouraging innovative research is the envy of Europe, but it will be hard to duplicate its success.

December 18, 2020
Here are the 10 stories that attracted the most readers in 2020.

December 18, 2020
Colleges send their best wishes -- and hopes for a (much) better 2021.

December 18, 2020
Jennifer Bradley, associate vice president of academic affairs at Kirkwood Community College, in Iowa, has been promoted to vice president of academic affairs there. Susan R. Burns, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Clarke University, in Iowa, has been appointed president of the College of Mount Saint Vincent, in New York.

December 17, 2020
Community colleges saw the largest enrollment declines this fall. Matriculation by first-time freshmen also fell sharply.

December 17, 2020
Some colleges say the fall semester went better than they anticipated during the pandemic and are touting their success at keeping infection rates low.

December 17, 2020
Scholars pledge not to speak at University of Mississippi until it reinstates a colleague who publicly questioned why his chair rejected a grant, allegedly for political reasons.

December 17, 2020
A new survey suggests more colleges incorporated testing for COVID-19 as the fall semester went on. Colleges that did not cited a lack of human resources, among other challenges.

December 17, 2020
The country's highest court will consider whether NCAA rules limiting education-related financial aid to college athletes violate federal law. The anticipated ruling could have broader implications on how the NCAA defines amateurism in intercollegiate athletics.

December 16, 2020
Contact tracing isn't a new profession. But it is new for most colleges.

December 16, 2020
New national poll found students were satisfied over all with the quality of college classes this fall, with some discrepancies for those taking completely online classes. However, one-third of students considered discontinuing college during the pandemic.

December 16, 2020
Colleges in states that rely on oil revenue are struggling to hold on after the pandemic collided with an oil bust.

December 16, 2020
Boston College has not wavered, saying that it will not divest from the fossil fuel industry. A group of advocates is taking a new approach, moving its arguments off campus and into the halls of government.

December 15, 2020
Rising graduation rates mean more high schoolers receiving diplomas than previously expected as classes diversify rapidly. But by the mid-2020s, class sizes start shrinking.

December 15, 2020
Colleges will need to adjust to a shrinking, diversifying pool of traditional college-aged students in the near future. What will they need to do to be ready?

December 15, 2020
Faculty members in Connecticut state universities condemn their governing board's proposal to do away with faculty IP rights to online content, academic freedom protections, travel and research funds, and more.

December 15, 2020
A new survey of college presidents' fall semester outcomes and spring semester predictions found continuing worries about student and staff mental health and institutional finances.

December 15, 2020
Starting Off: Bethel University, in Minnesota, has started a two-year campaign to raise $150.5 million. The campaign will focus on building programs in science, engineering and health care and "continuing to develop a robust COVID-19 response." The university has already raised $115 million. Going for More:

December 14, 2020
The College of Saint Rose, University of Evansville and Marquette University are seeing massive academic cuts. Officials point to ongoing demographic trends. Faculty grieve and fight back.

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