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January 12, 2021
Atlanta HBCU spent nearly 20 years limping along without access to federal financial aid funding. Then its board chair gave an ultimatum: get on a path to accreditation or close.

January 12, 2021
A graduate of Columbia University who was accused of sexual assault declared victory after a legal settlement required the university to reinstate his revoked degree. Advocates for sexual assault victims say the outcome could have lasting repercussions.

January 12, 2021
Three-quarters of institutions in one association survey spent more than they expected to mitigate the effects of COVID-19. The spring will also be expensive, experts say.

January 12, 2021
Emporia State University is starting an online bachelor's degree in sports leadership and recreation. La Salle University is launching a master of social work program.

January 11, 2021
Some college leaders quickly cracked down on students and faculty voicing support for rioters who attacked the U.S. Capitol. Others walked a fine line between protecting free speech rights and tamping down incendiary language.

January 11, 2021
After a tumultuous four years, Betsy DeVos leaves her tenure as education secretary knowing much of what she did will be undone by the Biden administration.

January 11, 2021
Audience member interrupts panelist at last week's historical archaeology conference -- and gives her the Nazi salute when she tries to redirect the conversation.

January 8, 2021
Education Secretary resigns, citing the role of Trump's "rhetoric" in violent protests at the U.S. Capitol building.

January 8, 2021
Do the presidents of universities that helped elevate Donald Trump to the White House have extra responsibility amid the chaos that unfolded at the end of his presidency?

January 8, 2021
The capture of the Senate by Democrats increases chances Congress will take up college affordability proposals, but it's unclear how far they will go.

January 8, 2021
This week’s Capitol riots have been repeatedly described as “unthinkable.” Yet happen they did, so how do we start to think about them? Many academics have an answer: the humanities.

January 8, 2021
Annual conference adapted its schedule to help presidents respond to the violence at the U.S. Capitol.

January 8, 2021
Statements from college presidents grew longer and more formal, in contrast to short initial reactions Wednesday.

January 8, 2021
Report says they face human rights violations in France, Germany and elsewhere.

January 7, 2021
Even seasoned historians and political scientists struggled to digest Wednesday's siege on the Capitol -- then offered scathing critiques of Trump and his extremist supporters and “enablers.”

January 7, 2021
College presidents called the violent unrest at the U.S. Capitol building shocking, frightening and a “clear attempt to hijack the very foundation of our democracy.”

January 7, 2021
Many advocates argue that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit community colleges, and their students, the hardest. Colleges are struggling to meet greater demands for basic needs.

January 7, 2021
Starting Out Austin Peay State University is starting a campaign to raise $65 million for student success initiatives by the end of 2021. Finishing Up

January 6, 2021
Little-noticed provision in new COVID-19 relief bill would slash aid for colleges and universities with large endowments in half.

January 6, 2021
Recently fired head football coaches are being paid millions on their way out even as faculty and staff are laid off or take pay cuts due to the financial fallout of the pandemic.

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