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December 9, 2020
A Black professor at Calvin University says colleagues discriminated against her in denying tenure. University says its processes produced “just results.”

December 9, 2020
The NSF’s new data on Ph.D.s earned in 2019 include some bright spots, including gains for underrepresented minority groups. But COVID-19 threatens to wreak havoc on soon-to-be and recent Ph.D.s for years to come, experts say.

December 9, 2020
A new Department of Education hotline for reporting free speech violations on college campuses is under fire by higher education advocates who say it is unnecessary and lacks legal authority.

December 9, 2020
Academic library survey reveals widespread budget cuts during the COVID-19 pandemic and concern about long-term financial recovery.

December 9, 2020
Kumud Acharya, interim president and research professor at the Desert Research Institute, in Nevada, has been appointed as president on a permanent basis. Ronald Berry, dean of the College of Business and Social Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has been promoted to president there.

December 8, 2020
Some students and staff at North Carolina State University are dissatisfied with officials' response to allegations that an IT staff member, who they fear had access to the personal information of students and employees, is part of a hate group.

December 8, 2020
Dr. Rochelle Walensky has written about the importance of frequent COVID testing of students and has been involved in discussions about how the pandemic has changed campus life.

December 8, 2020
A proposed free tuition scholarship for New Mexico went through several changes in the Legislature. Experts say some of the changes are good, but others leave some students behind.

December 8, 2020
A large number of recently launched degree programs fail to graduate many students. Is poor planning to blame?

December 8, 2020
Truman State University

December 7, 2020
Students at the University of Dallas proposed a club focused on racial justice. Some students and faculty members argued the club would be divisive.

December 7, 2020
University of Vermont says announced cuts to the liberal arts are happening. The faculty says otherwise. The bigger story: how universities are seizing on COVID-19 to push through long-desired curricular and staffing reforms.

December 7, 2020
House and Senate negotiators are close to a deal to simplify FAFSA forms, a major priority for Senator Lamar Alexander before he retires.

December 7, 2020
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's extension of a pause on repaying student loans for another month is welcome news for borrowers, but it could create a mess for Joe Biden.

December 4, 2020
Boulder's arts and sciences dean wants to build back the faculty post-pandemic -- one non-tenure-track instructor at a time.

December 4, 2020
Current and former college leaders who believe that athletics have strayed from a student-centered mission recommended a structural overhaul for top Division I football programs.

December 4, 2020
The for-profit college's owners are donating it to their family foundation, and it will maintain an independent governing board, per New York State law.

December 4, 2020
The education minister says “left-wing Islamism” is “wreaking havoc” in French universities.

December 4, 2020
California State University Channel Islands has started a master of science in nursing. Manhattan College is starting a minor in real estate. New Jersey Institute of Technology is starting a bachelor of science in data science.

December 3, 2020
A pricey mini campus promises students a maskless, safe spring term. Some see it as a paradise, others a prison, but experts agree that no environment is pandemic-proof.

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