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July 15, 2020
The decision to abandon a directive that would have prevented international students from taking all their coursework online came in response to a lawsuit from Harvard and MIT.

July 15, 2020
Colleges are implementing social contracts or making addenda to code of conduct policies requiring students to abide by social distancing guidelines this fall. Some institutions have said they will remove students from campus for noncompliance.

July 15, 2020
More respondents cited self-doubt as a barrier to pursuing education than cost, according to the latest Strada Education Network survey results.

July 15, 2020
AskHistorians, a popular public history community on Reddit, is planning an academic conference for September.

July 14, 2020
Study finds the concept of faculty fit in hiring is vague and potentially detrimental to diversity efforts.

July 14, 2020
Federal rules requiring institutions to tell students if they will be qualified to practice their chosen career in their chosen state went into effect earlier this month. Regulatory experts say few institutions were prepared.

July 14, 2020
Middle States agency joins Western accreditor in embracing new authority to expand outside its region. It will go further, considering any interested college in the U.S. and eventually outside it.

July 14, 2020
Editors discuss their new book on campus protest movements against racism and their views of the protest movement after the killing of George Floyd.

July 14, 2020
More sports cancellations, outdoor classrooms at Rice and new doubts about capacities of college health centers and whether students will social distance.

July 14, 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

July 13, 2020
A new survey found students had difficulty accessing mental health care and experienced higher rates of depression after the pandemic began, prompting calls for a broad response from colleges.

July 13, 2020
Pac-12 will only play other conference members. NESCAC cancels fall athletics. Carleton and U of Bridgeport won't play sports this fall. Nor will California community colleges.

July 13, 2020
Four lawsuits have been filed against new Department of Education regulations for how colleges must respond to sexual misconduct on campus. The lawsuits question the merits of the regulations and seek to block their implementation.

July 13, 2020
Amid a growing public health crisis, Scripps College's president walks through the process of deciding to hold an all-virtual fall semester. It comes at a cost.

July 10, 2020
CBO confidence in five-year outlook drops sharply, with colleges facing millions in unexpected instructional, cleaning and testing costs. Twice as many business officers want institutions to "transform" rather than "return to normal."

July 10, 2020
Leading national higher education advocacy groups and membership organizations were allocated more than $20 million in forgivable loans as part of the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program.

July 10, 2020
The acquisition will be the first time a historically Black university buys a non-HBCU.

July 10, 2020
Polls are raising questions about whether all college-aged adults will choose to get a coronavirus vaccine when one is available.

July 10, 2020
Fraternities spark COVID-19 spread at UC campus; two leagues forgo fall sports, Big Ten will compete only internally; Wells will open in the fall.

July 9, 2020
Harvard and MIT file suit to block a new directive from Immigration and Customs Enforcement that would prohibit international students in the U.S. from taking an all-online course load this fall.

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