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August 2, 2021
More public and private two-year and four-year colleges closed or merged between 2019-20 and 2020-21 than was true for for-profit institutions, a change from recent trends.

August 2, 2021
The expansion will allow more people to participate in prison education programs while the department prepares for across-the-board Pell Grant access for incarcerated students.

August 2, 2021
New report pushes for expanded federal role in regulating guns at higher education institutions, as many states have passed laws permitting campus carry.

August 2, 2021
From free speech and campus security approaches to Title IX regulation and COVID-19 mitigation, here’s what students say would help them feel safe and secure.

July 30, 2021
Marymount has sought a buyer for two years. Saint Leo is looking to expand its reach, both online and on the ground.

July 30, 2021
Garrett Felber maintains he was let go for his politics and outspokenness but that he’s ready to move on. Concerns linger about the climate for academic freedom on campus.

July 30, 2021
Republican lawmakers aren’t sold on the idea that doubling the maximum Pell Grant would actually help lower-income students better afford college.

July 30, 2021
The company is charging $9.99 per month for a single book. Will students buy it?

July 30, 2021
How much freedom -- academic and otherwise -- has been lost to the national security law? Some scholars answer question by leaving.

July 29, 2021
Some colleges are expanding vaccine requirements or reimposing mask mandates in response to spread of Delta variant and new CDC guidance. Other institutions are finding their authority to mandate mitigation measures limited.

July 29, 2021
New survey data from the American Association of University Professors offer a snapshot of the faculty role in shared governance, now and through a historical lens.  

July 29, 2021
Parts of the student loan program are in dire need of reform -- and now is the perfect time to do it, according to witnesses at a Senate subcommittee hearing.

July 29, 2021
A new report from the Brookings Institution calls for federal funding of “anchor institutions” to help sustain them and allow them to reinvest in communities where they are located.

July 29, 2021
Santanu Bandyopadhyay, interim president of Modesto Junior College, in California, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. Ray DiPasquale, president of Clinton Community College, in New York, has been selected as president of Massasoit Community College, in Massachusetts.

July 28, 2021
Campus business officers say their institutions are healthier now than before the pandemic -- and they don’t foresee the reckoning some observers do when federal recovery money ebbs, annual Inside Higher Ed survey finds.

July 28, 2021
State’s governor says university regents should oppose discussions of structural racism and suggests censure by professors’ group is an “honor.”

July 28, 2021
Some members of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity wanted to renew the accrediting agency for as little as one year, but a lack of accreditor criteria on student outcomes let ACCSC off the hook -- for now.

July 28, 2021
Scholars argue in a new report that implementing a nationwide free college program is more complicated than it sounds and there are better ways for the government to support low-income students.

July 28, 2021
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Buddhi Pantha, arts and sciences Rachael Price, arts and sciences Ryan Voris, arts and sciences Elizabeth Worley, arts and sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology Joseph Checkelsky, physics Myriam Heiman, neurobiology Kerstin Perez, physics Alexander Radosevich, chemistry Alex K. Shalek, chemistry

July 27, 2021
Going “beyond transfer,” national panel argues that achieving equity in higher education requires recognizing and crediting “all relevant learning” from wider variety of sources.

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