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September 17, 2021
As more colleges mandate COVID-19 vaccines, the issue of whether and to what degree to police requests for religious exemptions comes to the fore.

September 17, 2021
New study finds that increasing gender representation in graduate course syllabi affects male and female students’ perceived likelihood of succeeding in the course in surprising ways. The study has implications for academic role models and student success, too.

September 17, 2021
Though it’s a challenge to design an equitable tuition-free college program, Democratic policy makers have crafted a proposal that is a good start in resolving the complications.

September 17, 2021
Global survey finds that although academics believe they met their objectives, students received a “lower-quality” education.

September 17, 2021
Tracey Abell, chief operating officer at the American College of Healthcare Sciences, has been promoted to president there. Lesley Brown, provost and vice president, academic, at Mount Royal University, in Alberta, has been chosen as president of Yukon University, also in Canada.

September 16, 2021
Two new studies examine which degree programs at which institutions offer graduates the best chance of recouping their costs and repaying their loans.

September 16, 2021
Number of students studying exclusively or partially online ballooned in fall 2020, especially among undergraduates and at public universities.

September 16, 2021
The long-awaited board vote follows a months-long legal fight and significant pushback from Mills alumnae groups.

September 16, 2021
Starting Off Frostburg State University is starting a campaign to raise $25 million. So far, the campaign has raised $16 million. University of Alabama has started a campaign to raise $1.5 billion; $940 million has already been raised. Finishing Up

September 15, 2021
In the latest development in a long-running case, a federal appeals court orders Southeastern Oklahoma State University to rehire and award tenure to a professor who says she was denied tenure and fired for transitioning to a woman.

September 15, 2021
The lawsuit could have far-reaching implications for the growing online study guide industry.

September 15, 2021
College students in Texas will face stricter registration and voting rules when casting ballots on campus.

September 15, 2021
New preliminary data on fall 2020 from the U.S. Department of Education confirm declines in enrollment and retention.

September 15, 2021
Missouri Southern State University Amila Appuhamy, mathematics Lisa Beals, nursing Jacob Boswell, mathematics James Capeci, Spiva Library Jean Coltharp, mathematics Deborah Combs, accounting Ruben Galve Rivera, Spanish Amy Gates, English Katie Kilmer, biology and environmental health David Penning, biology and environmental health Stephanie Schartel-Dunn, marketing Leslie Smith, Spanish Northwestern State University, in Louisiana

September 14, 2021
Combined entity will work with thousands of colleges across administrative and academic departments.

September 14, 2021
Syracuse University offers full-throated defense for a professor targeted for her views about Sept. 11, prompting other academics to wonder why more institutions don’t defend even divisive scholars in this way.  

September 14, 2021
Survey finds big differences in colleges’ mask and vaccination policies across regions, and a majority of faculty and staff say they’re prepared to pivot to remote learning if needed.

September 14, 2021
With their industry under scrutiny, two companies publish data on student outcomes and prices of online programs at their partner colleges. But the information skirts key financial questions.

September 14, 2021
Four actions to encourage students to take for better understanding of what data are collected about them and what control they may have over the use of their private information.

September 13, 2021
Pitched the Delta curveball, some scholarly associations are turning to online meetings again while others are proceeding with plans to meet face-to-face in the coming weeks. These groups are also thinking about what annual meetings will look like in a post-pandemic world, with major implications for equity and accessibility.  

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