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June 11, 2020
Cybercriminals successfully targeted three colleges and universities using ransom tactics new to higher ed. Experts say more institutions are likely to be affected.

June 11, 2020
Major donors including Koch officials expressed disapproval after Wichita State University's president canceled an Ivanka Trump commencement speech. The president's job was reportedly in jeopardy, but a special board meeting ended without comment on his future.

June 10, 2020
The University of Alaska system has for years struggled with declining enrollment and state funding. Forced into a corner, the system's Board of Regents approved massive academic and administrative cuts, but experts say it's not enough to survive long term.

June 10, 2020
The Education Department appeared ready to issue a rule limiting who can get the CARES Act's emergency aid grants but backed off at the last minute.

June 10, 2020
Community college officials say new federal regulations requiring costly new processes for handling sexual misconduct complaints are burdensome and unnecessary for largely commuter campuses.

June 10, 2020
Kimberly Allen, assistant vice president for academic affairs at Maryville University, in Missouri, has been named vice president for academic affairs at the College of Saint Mary, in Nebraska.

June 9, 2020
Students at Rice University and colleges across the U.S. are seeking ways to leverage the wealth and connections of their universities to combat racial injustice.

June 9, 2020
College administrators continue to lay plans for the fall. Hybrid models, longer days and shortened semesters are among the popular planning options.

June 9, 2020
More people are talking about how to make apprenticeships remote after the COVID-19 pandemic. But experts worry remote experiences can't provide what makes them most successful, even if they could broaden access.

June 9, 2020
In a seemingly unlikely time, author discusses the relevance of her book on "the hidden pleasures of an intellectual life."

June 9, 2020
Florida International University is starting an online master of science in finance. Hilbert College is starting a bachelor of arts in biology.

June 8, 2020
Many higher education leaders called for change in response to the killing of George Floyd, but few shared ideas on how to enact it. Observers want them to do more.

June 8, 2020
College fundraising revenue will likely decline as a result of the pandemic, a new survey from a consulting firm shows.

June 8, 2020
COVID-19 research is being published at an astonishingly fast pace and taken up by the public quickly. That comes with problems.

June 8, 2020
Everything you need to know for Monday and the week ahead about higher ed and the coronavirus. Plus, our last special Q&A with an expert and two students on how the coronavirus and protests are affecting students of color.

June 5, 2020
Incoming and current college students are being reported to their universities for racist speech on social media related to national discussions on police brutality and racial injustice.

June 5, 2020
#BlackBirdersWeek seeks to interrupt stereotypes about who belongs in nature and science.

June 5, 2020
In the wake of George Floyd's killing and national unrest, activists are demanding their universities cut ties with police. Administrators largely are resisting the calls.

June 5, 2020
Divisions emerge between Senate Republicans and Democrats over government involvement in reopening college campuses and granting liability protection.

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