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July 20, 2020
Six athletic conferences cancel or postpone fall seasons. Hillsdale College defies state attorney general. Citing quarantine order, Ithaca College tells some out-of-staters to start classes remotely.

July 17, 2020
Facing significant financial pressure, Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education will explore combining operations at three pairs of universities.

July 17, 2020
College leaders are making good on commitments to address racial inequities at their institutions with more diverse staffing, socially relevant curricula and targeted fundraising to help students of color.

July 17, 2020
Reversal of controversial directive that would have barred continuing international students from taking their classes online leaves unresolved questions about the rules for new students.

July 17, 2020
Several more college conferences announce they won't play games this fall. Rhodes, Dickinson and Occidental Colleges reverse earlier decisions to bring some students back to campus.

July 17, 2020
A new vice chancellor -- with backing of faculty, students and alumni -- charges millions have been misspent.

July 16, 2020
Governing board votes to eliminate 97 full-time faculty positions.

July 16, 2020
Colleges are offering free online summer courses in an effort to keep students engaged and on track to graduate. Will it work?

July 16, 2020
As Congress mulls another coronavirus relief package, higher education lobbyists worry any aid will be focused on reopening and ignore billions in financial losses by colleges.

July 16, 2020
Provision buried in executive order the president signed Tuesday directed officials to end exchange program in response to Beijing's tightening control over the region.

July 16, 2020
Belhaven University is starting a doctor of business administration degree. Iona College is starting a bachelor of arts in entrepreneurial leadership and a bachelor of business administration in entrepreneurship.

July 15, 2020
The decision to abandon a directive that would have prevented international students from taking all their coursework online came in response to a lawsuit from Harvard and MIT.

July 15, 2020
Colleges are implementing social contracts or making addenda to code of conduct policies requiring students to abide by social distancing guidelines this fall. Some institutions have said they will remove students from campus for noncompliance.

July 15, 2020
More respondents cited self-doubt as a barrier to pursuing education than cost, according to the latest Strada Education Network survey results.

July 15, 2020
AskHistorians, a popular public history community on Reddit, is planning an academic conference for September.

July 14, 2020
Study finds the concept of faculty fit in hiring is vague and potentially detrimental to diversity efforts.

July 14, 2020
Federal rules requiring institutions to tell students if they will be qualified to practice their chosen career in their chosen state went into effect earlier this month. Regulatory experts say few institutions were prepared.

July 14, 2020
Middle States agency joins Western accreditor in embracing new authority to expand outside its region. It will go further, considering any interested college in the U.S. and eventually outside it.

July 14, 2020
Editors discuss their new book on campus protest movements against racism and their views of the protest movement after the killing of George Floyd.

July 14, 2020
More sports cancellations, outdoor classrooms at Rice and new doubts about capacities of college health centers and whether students will social distance.

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