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June 24, 2020
A quarter of Americans say they would pursue education or training within six months if they lost their job, but most prefer nondegree training over the traditional college route.

June 24, 2020
Over 1,500 mathematicians have signed a letter urging the community to stop working with police.

June 24, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic exacerbated issues like government funding, student mental health and diversity and inclusion, according to a new report by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

June 24, 2020
A Gallup study of college graduates found that former athletes were more likely to be thriving in life after graduation, largely due to the support systems their sports team provided for them.

June 23, 2020
City University of New York suffered 38 deaths in its system during the pandemic. After experiencing the loss of so many lives, employees of the university system are now worried about losing their livelihoods.

June 23, 2020
Order suspends entry for foreign workers coming to U.S. through certain visa programs but spares a program important for international students.

June 23, 2020
John King Jr., a former education secretary, calls for debt forgiveness and doubling Pell Grants during hearing on Capitol Hill, as lawmakers worry pandemic will worsen educational disparities.

June 23, 2020
Campus labs are starting to open back up, with personnel testing social distancing protocols ahead of the fall semester.

June 23, 2020
The First Amendment is important, but it's not recommended as college officials' first response when students engage in racist and offensive speech.

June 23, 2020
Albertus Magnus College is starting a new major in game and computer arts. Diné College is introducing a certificate program for medical assistants.

June 22, 2020
Two black scholars say UVA denied them tenure after belittling their work and their contributions to their fields, erring in procedure along the way.

June 22, 2020
Thirty Louisiana State football players are in quarantine, and 23 Clemson football players test positive. Major football programs report COVID cases since voluntary workouts started June 1.

June 22, 2020
New research suggests that for a large campus dealing with COVID-19, accurate testing and limits on class size and social contact may be of critical importance.

June 22, 2020
The university will no longer recognize the union, citing the need to be "nimble and responsive" to pandemic-related financial challenges. Faculty are pushing back against the move.

June 22, 2020
States stop short of advising colleges to test all students when campuses reopen, despite concerns that approach will lead to missing those who could spread the virus to others.

June 19, 2020
Supreme Court rules that the Trump administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was "arbitrary and capricious."

June 19, 2020
College presidents and higher education groups speak out to praise Supreme Court decision keeping DACA in place. Some now call on Congress to act.

June 19, 2020
Four games set to feature historically black colleges are canceled, and positive tests spread to many major university programs as players return.

June 19, 2020
The U.S. Department of Education encouraged colleges to release emergency aid to students quickly after a federal stimulus package passed in late March. But confusion over student eligibility requirements and logistical oversights have stalled the process in many cases.

June 19, 2020
Colleges are increasingly observing June 19, the day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Interest in the holiday has recently spiked in the wake of nationwide protests against police brutality and racism.

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