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July 27, 2020
As the pandemic and its financial implications refuse to yield, lesser-known historically Black colleges and universities face pressure to bolster their fundraising efforts.

July 24, 2020
As more colleges announce online fall terms, some are also reducing tuition rates. Wealthy families are likely to be the biggest beneficiaries of those discounts.

July 24, 2020
Senate Republicans are still crafting their proposal for the upcoming coronavirus relief package, but partisan divisions are already emerging, including over whether to require student loan borrowers to begin making payments again.

July 24, 2020
College systems and consortia have shared academic services, libraries, transportation, even a campus. Would they be able to share a president?

July 24, 2020
At its latest meeting with its accrediting commission, the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system presented its interim leadership and new name for the planned merger of its 12 community colleges.

July 24, 2020
It is offering scholarships and more to recruit those who would have gone to the West in past years.

July 24, 2020
Chapman University is starting a master of science degree in patient safety and a master's in regulatory affairs. Empire State College of the State University of New York is starting an advanced certificate in nursing education.

July 23, 2020
Two universities tell new international students not to come to U.S. to take classes remotely, as higher ed groups lobby for greater clarity -- and flexibility -- on federal policy for new students from abroad.

July 23, 2020
Kappa Alpha Order chapter at Southwestern University suspended for releasing a statement denouncing the organization's historical ties to the Confederacy.

July 23, 2020
San Diego State considers a policy on revoking emeritus status when retired professors hurt the university's reputation.

July 23, 2020
As several more colleges announce plans to educate students mostly virtually this fall, a new database shows that's the way the decisions are trending nationally.

July 23, 2020
Gilda Barabino, dean of the Grove School of Engineering and the Daniel and Frances Berg Professor at the City College of New York, has been appointed president of Olin College of Engineering, in Massachusetts.

July 22, 2020
Concerns are growing among students and faculty members about plans by some colleges to keep residence halls at full capacity this fall, which goes against the recommendations of public health agencies.

July 22, 2020
Senator Lamar Alexander proposed a sweeping change that would simplify applying for federal student aid while allowing many to make no or smaller monthly student loan payments.

July 22, 2020
Universities offer free courses for the public to learn the basics of contact tracing. Hundreds of thousands of people have signed up.

July 22, 2020
Durham Technical Community College has finished a three-year campaign, topping its goal of $5 million. Major portions of the funds raised will go to efforts to promote economic development.

July 21, 2020
Colleges spent millions of dollars facilitating the pivot from face-to-face to remote instruction last spring. Administrators who oversee online learning don’t want that investment to go to waste.

July 21, 2020
Amid concerns the recession has made it harder for students to save for college, advocacy groups are calling for doubling the size of Pell Grants.

July 21, 2020
Some colleges invite a fraction of their students to live on campus this fall. But is that approach truly safer? And who gets to be on campus?

July 21, 2020
An examination of the most selective public universities in the country found that representation of students of color has seen few -- if any -- improvements since 2000.

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