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August 13, 2020
Initiatives to raise awareness of open educational resources are working -- with more faculty choosing OER over traditional textbooks, survey finds. Advocates say pandemic and recession are also driving interest.

August 13, 2020
Chattanooga State Community College

August 12, 2020
Hundreds of colleges announced early this summer they would be reopening for in-person instruction this fall. As start dates near, many backtrack, citing a worsening health crisis.

August 12, 2020
Big Ten and Pac-12 Conferences call off 2020 season due to coronavirus concerns. Other Power 5 leagues seem disinclined to follow, leaving potential split in big-time football.

August 12, 2020
Students are still in favor of an in-person fall, and many workers don't feel they can access the education they want.

August 12, 2020
New AAUP statement urges institutions to treat their adjuncts as essential team members during the pandemic -- and after.

August 11, 2020
Faculty parents are once again being asked to perform a miracle: Get their students and their own kids through the semester in one piece. Does it have to be this way?

August 11, 2020
One university is planning to use wearable technology to track early signs of COVID on its campus. Privacy experts have a few concerns.

August 11, 2020
Columbia tells graduate students they must be in U.S. to be employed -- and paid -- on assistantships. Graduate union says policy causes hardship for international students who went home.

August 11, 2020
Brown establishes what it says is the first endowed professorship in Palestinian studies at a U.S. research institution.

August 11, 2020
News report says Big Ten to cancel season, as Trump and others lobby for football; assessing how COVID-19 changed grading and assessment; no apparent increase in financial aid applications.

August 11, 2020
Alderson Broaddus University is starting an executive master of science in information technology administration. Alma College is starting its first graduate degree: a master of fine arts degree in creative writing.

August 10, 2020
Interest in alternative online credentials spiked after people started working remotely this spring. Will the surge continue long-term?

August 10, 2020
Howard, Mount Holyoke and Princeton go online while move-ins, classes and parties begin elsewhere. The Mid-American Conference postpones its fall season and Louisville dismisses three athletes.

August 10, 2020
Executive committee of board acts after president posts photograph of himself with his pants unzipped with a woman who is not his wife.

August 10, 2020
President Trump's executive orders offer some aid but could dim prospects of a larger coronavirus bill with help for colleges.

August 7, 2020
Company that builds and maintains student housing sent letters to public universities in at least two states in May as they weighed in-person fall classes, reminding them of hundreds of millions of debt.

August 7, 2020
A 20-minute plenary talk boils over into music theory's biggest imbroglio in years. Allegations of anti-Black bias and anti-Semitism fly.

August 7, 2020
Three days after returning to campus, employees at City Colleges of Chicago said the colleges are not following their planned COVID-19 spread-prevention protocols. Worried for their safety, the union is threatening to strike.

August 7, 2020
In a tweet, the president said he might use his executive powers to provide relief.

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