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May 27, 2020
Updates on the coronavirus pandemic published throughout the day.

May 27, 2020
A Trump administration policy could deny education benefits to National Guard members helping states fight the coronavirus. Criticism mounts of plan to end deployment after 89 days instead of the 90 required for eligibility.  

May 27, 2020
Education Department caused confusion twice in recent days by saying it won't enforce guidance on who can receive the CARES Act's emergency grants.

May 27, 2020
Anticipating continued remote instruction this fall, nonprofits, ed-tech companies and institutions race to provide faculty with the resources and training they need to teach well online.

May 27, 2020
Everything you need to know for Wednesday about higher ed and the coronavirus in one easy-to-read package (with some distractions to help your sanity).

May 27, 2020
Bay Path University is starting a master's program in learning, design and technology. Bethel University, in Indiana, is starting a master of arts in organizational leadership.

May 26, 2020
Colleges prepare for big declines in new international student enrollments due to the coronavirus pandemic. But survey data show that about 90 percent of current students remain in the U.S.

May 26, 2020
What motivates people to wear masks, the effects of social isolation on children and the elderly, infection rates among the incarcerated. These are just some of the COVID-19 research topics social scientists are investigating right now.

May 26, 2020
During an economic recession, people often doubt the value of higher education. A new working paper quantifies the economic value of a four-year degree in the state of Georgia.

May 26, 2020
Virtual graduations during the pandemic may feel unreal, but reaching that milestone meant everything for a community college student who overcame addiction and got his degree.

May 26, 2020
Everything you need to know for Tuesday and the week ahead about higher ed and the coronavirus in one easy-to-read package (with some distractions to help your sanity). Plus, a special interview with a community college expert.

May 26, 2020
Mark Arant, senior fellow at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, has been chosen as provost at Lindenwood University, in Missouri. Douglas B. Palmer, provost, vice president of academic affairs and dean at Walsh University, in Ohio, has been selected as president of Culver-Stockton College, in Missouri.

May 22, 2020
Diagnostic testing is part of every college's plan for reopening campus. But whether college administrations can get their hands on enough tests, or afford them, is still being worked out.

May 22, 2020
Lamar Alexander expresses confidence that testing will be sufficient, says college leaders are embracing tactics to help them open safely -- and says they deserve liability protection.

May 22, 2020
As colleges work to balance budgets amid growing economic uncertainty, the wealthiest are faced with a recurring question: Should they tap more heavily into their endowments or leave them alone?

May 22, 2020
Some see rationale to change start of academic year from April to September.

May 22, 2020
Everything you need to know for Friday and the Memorial Day weekend about higher ed and the coronavirus in one easy-to-read package (with some distractions to help your sanity).

May 21, 2020
Colleges and universities are increasingly suspending or trimming employee retirement plan contributions to battle budget deficits.

May 21, 2020
Colleges are considering additions to their conduct codes to enforce social distancing measures next fall, but their reach only goes so far off-campus.

May 21, 2020
Tuition discount rates have been rising for years, but for a majority of colleges, enrollment rates are flat or declining. If this trend continues, more and more private colleges could be forced to close, experts say.

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