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September 22, 2021
In light of virtual internship and alternative career exploration experiences that occurred (or did not) during COVID, what supports do students now expect and need?

September 22, 2021
Agnes Scott College is starting a master of arts in clinical mental health counseling and a master of science in health sciences and in health communications. New York University is starting an M.S. in health law and strategy.

September 21, 2021
Among colleges mandating COVID vaccines, many are reporting steady progress toward compliance with the requirements, even as their approaches to stragglers differ.

September 21, 2021
Jill Biden, the first lady, returned to the classroom this fall as a community college professor. Community college leaders see the move as emblematic of a new national moment for their institutions. 

September 21, 2021
Some military historians want their professional organization to cancel a spring conference in Texas because of the state’s abortion ban, and they object to how the organization has handled the issue so far.  

September 21, 2021
The student handbook now excludes “gender” and “gender identity” from its antidiscrimination policy. “Cross-dressing” on campus and “same-sex sexual behavior” are banned as well.

September 21, 2021
Future plans and career preparation approaches have shifted for students during the pandemic. How have they turned to college supports for help?

September 20, 2021
In a chaotic year, 32 percent had filled classes by May 1, campus closures hurt recruitment efforts, minority students top recruitment targets and admissions officers like test-optional admissions.

September 20, 2021
Following criticism that its policy on extensions for early-career scientists disproportionately impacted women, whose careers have already been unevenly affected by COVID-19, the National Institutes of Health changes course.  

September 20, 2021
New digital and telehealth options make it easier for students living off campus -- even in a different state -- to access their institution’s mental health resources.

September 20, 2021
Advocates and stakeholders are concerned that proposed new investments in community colleges are too focused on traditional higher education, leaving little for job-based learning.

September 17, 2021
As more colleges mandate COVID-19 vaccines, the issue of whether and to what degree to police requests for religious exemptions comes to the fore.

September 17, 2021
New study finds that increasing gender representation in graduate course syllabi affects male and female students’ perceived likelihood of succeeding in the course in surprising ways. The study has implications for academic role models and student success, too.

September 17, 2021
Though it’s a challenge to design an equitable tuition-free college program, Democratic policy makers have crafted a proposal that is a good start in resolving the complications.

September 17, 2021
Global survey finds that although academics believe they met their objectives, students received a “lower-quality” education.

September 17, 2021
Tracey Abell, chief operating officer at the American College of Healthcare Sciences, has been promoted to president there. Lesley Brown, provost and vice president, academic, at Mount Royal University, in Alberta, has been chosen as president of Yukon University, also in Canada.

September 16, 2021
Two new studies examine which degree programs at which institutions offer graduates the best chance of recouping their costs and repaying their loans.

September 16, 2021
Number of students studying exclusively or partially online ballooned in fall 2020, especially among undergraduates and at public universities.

September 16, 2021
The long-awaited board vote follows a months-long legal fight and significant pushback from Mills alumnae groups.

September 16, 2021
Starting Off Frostburg State University is starting a campaign to raise $25 million. So far, the campaign has raised $16 million. University of Alabama has started a campaign to raise $1.5 billion; $940 million has already been raised. Finishing Up

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