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January 31, 2020
A federal appeals court's decision in California puts pressure on institutions to ensure Title IX policies and procedures effectively prevent sexual misconduct.

January 31, 2020
New system will assess journals on their performance.

January 31, 2020
An upcoming book by a Villanova researcher provides a portrait of the modern student activists on U.S. college campuses and the various causes for which they advocate.

January 31, 2020
Kimo Ah Yun, acting provost at Marquette University, in Wisconsin, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. Andrew Armacost, dean of the faculty at the U.S. Air Force Academy, in Colorado, has been appointed president of the University of North Dakota.

January 30, 2020
A writing contest held at the University of Montana to honor MLK and encourage multi-racial dialogue went awry. Instead of helping bridge racial divides among students, it amplified them.

January 30, 2020
A 5.3 percent rate of return in 2019 helped 10-year averages rise, but experts warn that earnings are unlikely to be as strong in the future.

January 30, 2020
Governor has proposed ending tuition assistance for students who take classes online, drawing intense criticism from Liberty University and its president, Jerry Falwell Jr.

January 30, 2020
A panel including lawmakers involved in Congress's last renewal of the Higher Education Act says that law is now obsolete, recommending a series of changes.

January 30, 2020
Framingham State University is starting a master of science in organizational leadership. Ohio University is starting a master of arts administration program.

January 29, 2020
Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, colleges are suspending travel to China, a popular destination for faculty and students and a country where many colleges have deep connections.

January 29, 2020
More than 40 percent of trustees are now very concerned about the future of higher education, up 14 points from last year, according to a survey.

January 29, 2020
Duquesne is a religious institution and so is exempt from National Labor Relations Board rules, appeals court finds.

January 29, 2020
The Watkins College of Art will merge with Belmont University later this year, joining a growing list of tiny colleges, particularly in the arts, that struggled to go it alone.

January 28, 2020
A committee at Georgetown University law school is re-evaluating its policies on student protests after a demonstration prevented a speaker's speech. Some law students believe the move will chill free speech.

January 28, 2020
Northeastern University plants another flag out of state with a research institute in Maine's largest city. Perhaps surprisingly, Maine's colleges seem to be welcoming the move.

January 28, 2020
The state's university system aims to become first in the nation to accredit its institutions jointly instead of individually. Officials say it will help meet challenges of tighter budgets and shrinking numbers of students.

January 28, 2020
With federal Parent PLUS loans now accounting for a quarter of borrowing for undergraduates, new data reinforce concern about parents' ability to repay the loans.

January 28, 2020
Palo Alto College, in Texas, is starting an associate of applied science in viticulture and enology. St. Charles Community College has started a program in practical nursing.

January 27, 2020
Students at several U.S. universities are tested for possible cases of a novel coronavirus. Experts weigh in on how colleges can prepare for the virus.

January 27, 2020
Contingent Magazine had a lot of doubters when it debuted 12 months ago. But it's still going strong and earning a reputation as a place where historians can engage the public with the ideas that have always interested them.

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