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August 4, 2020
Former for-profit Ashford University, which enrolls 35,000 students, will become the new, nonprofit University of Arizona Global Campus.

August 4, 2020
How the crisis is affecting eight learners and their education and work plans.

August 4, 2020
News of the University of Arizona’s planned acquisition of Ashford University did not go over well for many Arizona faculty members.

August 4, 2020
Scholars mourned the COVID-19-related death of a scientist who said she’d been forced to teach during the pandemic. Then they realized she probably wasn’t real.

August 4, 2020
City College of San Francisco is starting an associate of arts in cannabis studies. Clark University is starting a master's in project management. Grace College is starting a major in sustainable agriculture.

August 3, 2020
As fall semester approaches, students are increasingly opposing liability waivers and "informed consent" agreements required by colleges as a condition of returning to campus.

August 3, 2020
Frustrated with their university's plans for fall, including full dorms, UNC Chapel Hill professors tell students to stay home.

August 3, 2020
Experts say study offers "wake-up call" as to whether colleges are planning enough testing. Players push back on planned football season, and another college lays off faculty.

August 3, 2020
Several advocacy groups said the method Congress is considering using to distribute additional coronavirus aid shortchanges colleges that serve students of color.

July 31, 2020
Reopening plans in many new coronavirus hot spots were drafted before cases surged. Faculty members in those states want a do-over, in the form of an all-online fall or at least a delayed opening.

July 31, 2020
COVID-19 spread prompts many colleges to reverse plans to bring students back to their physical campuses.

July 31, 2020
They hope to space out students’ living quarters and reduce the spread of COVID-19.

July 31, 2020
Some colleges with established sports programs are using the play restrictions required by the pandemic as an opportunity to explore the potential profitability of esports competitions.

July 31, 2020
Government will not permit their return until at least 2021.

July 31, 2020
Michael Alexander, provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, has been chosen as chancellor there. Suzanne Austin, interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the College of Charleston, has been named to the position on a permanent basis.

July 30, 2020
As some professors and other campus workers raise concerns about their safety as campuses reopen, Congress is divided over increasing federal workplace safety regulations during the pandemic.

July 30, 2020
Political science professor at Converse College says he's facing termination for refusing to complete two diversity and antibias training modules.

July 30, 2020
With campuses mostly empty, college towns are reporting low response rates for the 2020 Census. The U.S. Census Bureau is allowing colleges to submit more data to get a more accurate count of students.

July 30, 2020
New survey data show pandemic may be disproportionately influencing women to choose online education over in-person options.

July 30, 2020
New York Times identifies 6,300 COVID-19 cases linked to 270 colleges, including 14 deaths. Survey finds college staff members wanting more communication from their leaders. And more decisions about campus reopenings (or not).

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