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March 17, 2020
President Trump got attention for promising to waive the interest on student loans. But experts say it's unclear if borrowers will pay less. Or even if it's legal.

March 17, 2020
The presidential candidates differ on higher ed policy, including how much student debt to forgive. Also important are the different ways they're likely to wield administrative power.

March 17, 2020
What do you want to know about the outbreak and its impact on higher education? Send us your questions, and we'll try to track down answers.

March 17, 2020
Cancellation of SAT, ACT and commencements, guidance on access for blind and international students, and more disruptions across higher education from March 16.

March 16, 2020
With the coronavirus outbreak forcing colleges to close campuses and move classes online, vendors face sudden upside. But the biggest beneficiaries are likely different in the long and short terms.

March 16, 2020
Suddenly trying to teach humanities courses online? Mind your presence, ask good questions and manage expectations, experts say.

March 16, 2020
Consumer groups applaud President Trump's decision to waive interest on federal student loans but join with some lawmakers in call for more borrower relief.

March 16, 2020
The cancellation of college sports programs has left students deeply dismayed about being deprived of an important part of their college experience.

March 16, 2020
Higher education continues to scramble to deal with spread of coronavirus. Roundup of news from March 13-15.

March 13, 2020
March 13, 2020 --  Inside Higher Ed's 2020 Survey of College and University Presidents, conducted by Gallup, can be downloaded here, free. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Thursday, April 16, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Please register here. The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Presidents was made possible in part with support from Everfi, EY Parthenon, Gallup, Canvas by Instructure, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and Wiley Education Services.

March 13, 2020
For colleges that are already financially strapped, issuing room and board refunds “could be disastrous.”

March 13, 2020
The U.S. Department of Education is offering regulatory flexibility to colleges as they close campuses and move classes online. Experts discuss the new guidelines.

March 13, 2020
What will happen to college food service and custodial workers when campuses are empty? The answer is unclear for most, and layoffs aren't off the table.

March 13, 2020
Disruptions spread across higher education on Thurs., March 12. A roundup of the day's news.

March 13, 2020
Going it alone could lead to ransomware attacks.

March 12, 2020
A growing number of colleges and universities close or cancel in-person classes while others keep running as usual. Why are institutions responding differently?

March 12, 2020
Student advocates say coronavirus-related directives to move off campus threaten to reinforce existing inequalities and put disproportionate burdens on low-income and international students, among others.

March 12, 2020
An assistant professor says he was fired because he dared to talk about human population variation and got slandered as a eugenicist.

March 12, 2020
Ten Senate Republicans joined Democrats in backing a resolution opposing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's borrower-defense rule, following a similar measure passed by the House.

March 12, 2020
A federal appeals court says universities must do everything in their power to stop further harassment of students who report it, and defines what behaviors qualify.

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