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March 6, 2020
Roundup of news about how higher education is coping with initial U.S. impacts of the coronavirus outbreak, and how colleges are preparing for a dizzying array of likely disruptions.

March 6, 2020
Faculty members and universities will not be evaluated based on citations.

March 5, 2020
Johns Hopkins is finally getting a universitywide tenure committee, but some worry it will hurt the process, not strengthen it.

March 5, 2020
Nursing programs emphasize infection-control strategies and adherence to protocols as new coronavirus spreads.

March 5, 2020
Trump administration proposes cutting Department of Defense program that funds social science research on topics of national security interest.

March 5, 2020
Survey looks at effect of new coronavirus on Chinese student recruitment and student travel to and from China.

March 5, 2020
Two colleges have canceled basketball games with teams on the West Coast two weeks before the tip-off of intercollegiate basketball's most profitable event, the NCAA's March Madness tournament.

March 4, 2020
A controversial fashion show at the Fashion Institute of Technology that some considered racist set off a discussion about balancing creativity and sensitivity in students' work.

March 4, 2020
Dillard University president warns potential candidates not to apply to lead Texas Southern University, saying TSU board “should be left with a pool that’s so bad, they realize they have to change.”

March 4, 2020
The Modern Language Association planned separate panels for scholars of color and their white colleagues.

March 4, 2020
University labs are joining drug companies in the dash to develop coronavirus vaccines and medications.

March 3, 2020
Citing dynamic nature of coronavirus spread, new guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells colleges to "consider" canceling foreign exchange programs and asking current participants to return to their home countries.

March 3, 2020
University of Texas at Austin accepts recommendation to fire faculty members and staff found guilty of sexual misconduct and, in some cases, make their names public.

March 3, 2020
Some students do feel political pressure from their professors, but few change their views.

March 3, 2020
Rents in urban areas are skyrocketing, and faculty and staff members at universities increasingly face long commutes and housing insecurity. San José State hopes a creative solution can help.

March 3, 2020
Charles Abasa-Nyarko, vice president for the National Curriculum Assessment Program, in Ghana, has been selected as vice president for academic affairs at Doña Ana Community College, in New Mexico. Jason Boyers, president of Cleary University, in Michigan, has been chosen as president of Rosemont College, in Pennsylvania.

March 2, 2020
The university's ambitious $6 billion fundraising campaign is among the largest by a public higher ed institution.

March 2, 2020
Senator Lamar Alexander says a bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act should pass the education committee in about a month, to give it time to get through Congress this year.

March 2, 2020
Graduate workers' union says 82 students won't get spring teaching appointments over ongoing strike.

March 2, 2020
Spread of coronavirus in California, Oregon and Washington triggers student quarantines. American Physical Society cancels annual meeting, colleges cancel more overseas programs and players' group calls for possibly holding March Madness tournament without fans.

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