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October 15, 2020
Saying the coronavirus accelerated an ongoing need to rightsize its faculty, college plans to eliminate 130 full-time teaching jobs.

October 15, 2020
Ed-tech start-up Engageli has raised $14.5 million to build a videoconferencing platform. Unlike Zoom, the platform has been purposefully designed with college and university faculty members and students in mind.

October 15, 2020
Survey finds gains among underrepresented minority students as well as international students. The biggest enrollment increases by field were in mathematics and computer sciences and engineering.

October 14, 2020
Experts see a sharp contrast between Trump and Biden when it comes to investments in federal research funding and respect for science itself.

October 14, 2020
Concerned that their university is portrayed as supporting Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court, faculty sign letter of opposition.

October 14, 2020
Service staff in higher education have seen drastic layoffs and furloughs. Some have argued not all of those cuts were necessary.

October 14, 2020
Miami Dade College is worrying some faculty and students with its decision to reopen.

October 14, 2020
University warns students not to expose themselves to the virus so they can profit financially. Town feels penalized by college's infection rate. Outbreaks at Washington, Monmouth and Ohio University.

October 13, 2020
City College of New York's new dean of architecture quits after 10 months, saying that structural racism and a lack of support made for a crushing workload and climate.

October 13, 2020
Librarians are quarantining print materials for several days between loans to stop the spread of COVID-19. For students who rely on the library to access textbooks, that’s a problem.

October 13, 2020
Colleges are giving out prizes, such as T-shirts, football tickets and gift cards, as incentives for students to get tested for the coronavirus or regularly screened for symptoms.

October 13, 2020
Author discusses his book on the nature of work -- and preparing for that work with education and training.

October 13, 2020
Four more colleges suspend in-person instruction, while several others expand campus classes; a custodian dies; a university where more employees than students have the virus.

October 12, 2020
There are Republican ideas to pursue, but most say they don't know what to expect -- except for more attacks on elite institutions.

October 12, 2020
Confusion and concern mount in the wake of a student's death as COVID-19 infections spread.

October 12, 2020
Research shows that student travel spreads COVID-19. Davidson College hopes a last-second break last week gave students a rest without spreading the virus.

October 12, 2020
Survey of presidents zeroes in on financial pressures. Working paper analyzes political factors in reopening decisions. Florida football coach calls for full-capacity stadium crowd. More colleges temporarily shift classes online or take other steps to reduce spread.

October 9, 2020
Missouri Valley College students with mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression want to attend classes fully online to cope with the pandemic. College officials say the students aren't eligible for such accommodations. Experts say the students are legally entitled to them. 

October 9, 2020
Female academics saw their own experiences in the vice presidential debate's gendered and racialized dynamics.

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