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October 4, 2021
Professors within the University System of Georgia say the Board of Regents' policy proposals seek to centralize power and end, not update, tenure.

October 4, 2021
The University of Northern Iowa removed a professor from in-person teaching because he required masks in his close-quarters lab. He says he's not budging, and he's asking for other professors to join him.

October 4, 2021
Chancellor Bryan Reece was reinstated by the Contra Costa Community College Governing Board. He was put on administrative leave amid a tumultuous year for the district.

October 4, 2021
Anna Maria College Karin Ciance, nursing Melissa Martiros, music Marc Tumeinski, theology Duke University Fadi A. Bardawil, Asian and Middle Eastern studies Susanna Caviglia, art, art history and visual studies James Chappel, history Anna Cieslak, finance Lawrence David, molecular genetics and microbiology Emily Derbyshire, chemistry Ofer Eldar, law, economics and finance Tarek Elgindi, mathematics Jordan Etkin, business administration

October 1, 2021
Private equity and venture capital performed especially well in fiscal year 2021, causing the largest university endowments to swell.

October 1, 2021
While Democrats agreed with the Biden administration’s proposed approach to closed-college loan discharge reform during a hearing, Republicans were interested in pursuing other solutions.

October 1, 2021
To guard against COVID-19, many campuses are creating virtual, hybrid or outdoor programs for visiting families and alumni.

October 1, 2021
Lawmakers hear testimony from players, coaches and administrators as they consider establishing federal rules to govern college athletics.

October 1, 2021
Leading journal in robotics retracts six papers from Chinese academics after concluding the process had been subverted.

September 30, 2021
John Eastman, legal architect of “Stop the Steal,” and Claremont Institute pull out of political science meeting after their panels were moved online. The group threatens legal action, but many political scientists say Eastman has no place among them.

September 30, 2021
A new memo from the National Labor Relations Board’s top attorney classifies college athletes as employees with the right to unionize.

September 30, 2021
College rejects demands that the controversial bioethicist be denied a forum.

September 30, 2021
A bill introduced by two Democratic representatives would make it easier for institutions to be held liable for sexual misconduct that occurs on their campuses.

September 29, 2021
Kutztown University didn’t grant any remote teaching requests this term, not even to an immunosuppressed professor with a new heart. The case raises more questions about “blanket” accommodation bans. 

September 29, 2021
The Schuler Education Foundation plans to give $500 million to up to 25 liberal arts colleges -- including Bates, Carleton and Union -- to expand access for underserved students.

September 29, 2021
Battered by enrollment declines and lost academic momentum among low-income students, colleges across the country are ramping up their off-campus outreach efforts in the wake of the pandemic.

September 29, 2021
Board of Regents says the state’s public universities have not indicated any plans to change their COVID protocols in response to the ruling.

September 29, 2021
Aaron Baute, vice president of business, logistics and supply chain at Ivy Tech Community College, in Indiana, has been named chancellor of its Lafayette campus. Alberto Jose Cardelle, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Fitchburg State University, in Massachusetts, has been appointed president of the State University of New York at Oneonta.

September 28, 2021
Professors in Iowa and Georgia are acting on their own to require masks in their classrooms.  

September 28, 2021
If they want to cash in on the Democrats’ free community college plan, some states will need to increase funding for higher education by more than 40 percent.

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