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October 22, 2021
Disabilities services professionals want to get the word out about the various ways students may be affected by long COVID. A new workbook offers practical tips for those helping these students navigate college while coping with the lingering effects of the virus.

October 22, 2021
A new report outlines the challenges Black borrowers face with income-driven repayment plans, while another offers a solution -- all while the Department of Education is considering new possibilities for the plans.

October 22, 2021
Having a professor, adviser or other mentor can greatly help in navigating college and launching a career, but many students aren’t seeking out such relationships.

October 22, 2021
New research shows that gerrymandering dilutes the impact of student voters on large campuses -- especially at HBCUs. Voting rights groups are working to combat the practice.

October 22, 2021
Government will be authorized to investigate and obstruct “hostile information campaigns.”

October 21, 2021
Institutions across the U.S. face a shortage of dining hall workers. Can Grubhub, Panda Express and spatula-wielding professors fill the gap?

October 21, 2021
The University of Pittsburgh’s new union for professors on and off the tenure track is the biggest new faculty union in a decade.

October 21, 2021
Author discusses his advice for colleges in navigating the evolving landscape of digital learning and his change of heart on MOOCs.

October 21, 2021
Elizabeth Ann (Betsy) Beaulieu, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of New Haven, in Connecticut, has been selected as vice president of academic affairs at Mitchell College, also in Connecticut. Brock Blomberg, president of Ursinus College, in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as president of the California Institute of Integral Studies.

October 20, 2021
In an interview, President Marcheta P. Evans discusses why the 153-year-old minority-serving private college needs a philanthropic partner. Experts say it’s a risky strategy -- but it just might work.

October 20, 2021
Ithaka S+R releases study on the annual conference in the pandemic era and announces new cohort to plan for meetings of the future.

October 20, 2021
Tuition-free community college is presumed to be on the chopping block in President Biden’s Build Back Better Act, but there are still ways that lawmakers can lower the cost of the program without scrapping it completely.

October 20, 2021
Albertus Magnus College is starting a B.A./B.S. in interdisciplinary studies. Franciscan University of Steubenville is starting a B.S. in mechanical engineering. Limestone University is starting a bachelor of science in nursing.

October 19, 2021
A canceled lecture divides MIT and prompts a review, even as the talk finds new life at Princeton University.

October 19, 2021
A new law requires California state universities and community colleges to provide students with free menstrual products. But some campus groups have been supplying them for years.

October 19, 2021
The college built an online program with grand ambitions and 11 degree offerings without relying on an online program manager.

October 19, 2021
Alumni free speech groups from a handful of institutions establish an alliance to protect freedom of expression, ensure viewpoint diversity and combat “cancel culture” across academe.

October 18, 2021
New study looks back to find that faculty diversity took a hit in terms of tenure-track hires during and after the Great Recession. Study also looks ahead to warn that the same thing could happen during and after COVID-19.

October 18, 2021
Graduate enrollments grew in fall 2020 despite big drops in incoming international students. Gains among part-time and underrepresented minority students helped fuel the increase.

October 18, 2021
Community college leaders celebrated new legislation allowing their institutions to offer more four-year degrees. The measure is also a win for the national community college baccalaureate movement.

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