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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.

July 21, 2020
More colleges that planned to host students on campus shift to virtual-only modes. Canisius and Carthage Colleges plan layoffs, citing budget pressures worsened by the pandemic.

July 20, 2020
Is a budget plan adopted under financial duress and threat of layoffs truly collaborative if only one side sets the terms of engagement? At Radford University, it depends on one's perspective.

July 20, 2020
Authors of a new paper on a first-year writing intervention warn that cultivating students’ sense of belonging is now more important than ever.

July 20, 2020
The Republican Senate is moving toward making it harder for students and workers to sue colleges if they contract the coronavirus.

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.

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