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August 11, 2020
Alderson Broaddus University is starting an executive master of science in information technology administration. Alma College is starting its first graduate degree: a master of fine arts degree in creative writing.

August 10, 2020
Interest in alternative online credentials spiked after people started working remotely this spring. Will the surge continue long-term?

August 10, 2020
Howard, Mount Holyoke and Princeton go online while move-ins, classes and parties begin elsewhere. The Mid-American Conference postpones its fall season and Louisville dismisses three athletes.

August 10, 2020
Executive committee of board acts after president posts photograph of himself with his pants unzipped with a woman who is not his wife.

August 10, 2020
President Trump's executive orders offer some aid but could dim prospects of a larger coronavirus bill with help for colleges.

August 7, 2020
Company that builds and maintains student housing sent letters to public universities in at least two states in May as they weighed in-person fall classes, reminding them of hundreds of millions of debt.

August 7, 2020
A 20-minute plenary talk boils over into music theory's biggest imbroglio in years. Allegations of anti-Black bias and anti-Semitism fly.

August 7, 2020
Three days after returning to campus, employees at City Colleges of Chicago said the colleges are not following their planned COVID-19 spread-prevention protocols. Worried for their safety, the union is threatening to strike.

August 7, 2020
In a tweet, the president said he might use his executive powers to provide relief.

August 7, 2020
Chapel Hill rebuffs recommendations from county health officials to at least delay bringing students back to campus. Syracuse suspends students who didn't social distance. Hopkins and UMass pull back on the fall.

August 7, 2020
Starting Off: University of Rhode Island has started a campaign to raise $250 million by 2024. Thus far $175 million has been raised. Student financial aid is a priority. Finishing Up:

August 6, 2020
Division I and college leaders are responding to pressure from players to prioritize their health during the coronavirus pandemic. Some leaders have decided that fall athletic competition isn't safe and canceled the season, while others are holding out hope they can still play this year.

August 6, 2020
Some colleges are reviewing their law enforcement and criminal justice curricula following national unrest around police brutality and racism.

August 6, 2020
Author provides "the hidden curriculum" needed to navigate the years of graduate school.

August 6, 2020
Institutions in New Jersey and Massachusetts revert to mostly virtual instruction; Purdue's president sees "zero lethal risk" to students; instructional and living alternatives crop up.

August 6, 2020
Government plan envisions "top 100 universities in the world" being given permission to operate in the country.

August 5, 2020
Two colleges -- St. Norbert College and Pacific Lutheran University -- will offer students an extra term or two without charge. The programs aim to make up for subpar on-campus experiences amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 5, 2020
Football players in the Pac-12 Conference are unconvinced by their institutions' coronavirus safety measures and are refusing to play until demands for safer health policies and racial justice are met. 

August 5, 2020
Representatives wrote Harvard, Yale and four other universities asking for records into any deals they have with foreign countries.

August 5, 2020
Mary Lee Vance answers questions about the Americans With Disabilities Act, which passed 30 years ago last week, including on progress still to be made and concerns for the COVID-19 age.

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