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March 9, 2020
Vocal students and faculty members at George Washington University believe the administration's strategic plan is a step backward for diversity and will make GW "whiter and richer." They want the plan and the university president gone.

March 6, 2020
Private nonprofit college plans to absorb part of a shuttered for-profit chain. Backers say the business college stood out from its peers and provides key competencies for educating working adults online.

March 6, 2020
New guidance on COVID-19 from the CDC, the American College Health Association and the Department of Education can help colleges prepare for possible cases.

March 6, 2020
Less than 10 percent of students at Grand Valley State University are Latinx. That hasn't stopped the university from making them a focus of supports.

March 6, 2020
UPDATE: The University of Washington, one of the U.S. institutions most affected by the coronavirus, moves to all-remote classes amid preparations for a possible escalation.

March 6, 2020
Roundup of news about how higher education is coping with initial U.S. impacts of the coronavirus outbreak, and how colleges are preparing for a dizzying array of likely disruptions.

March 6, 2020
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March 5, 2020
Johns Hopkins is finally getting a universitywide tenure committee, but some worry it will hurt the process, not strengthen it.

March 5, 2020
Nursing programs emphasize infection-control strategies and adherence to protocols as new coronavirus spreads.

March 5, 2020
Trump administration proposes cutting Department of Defense program that funds social science research on topics of national security interest.

March 5, 2020
Survey looks at effect of new coronavirus on Chinese student recruitment and student travel to and from China.

March 5, 2020
Two colleges have canceled basketball games with teams on the West Coast two weeks before the tip-off of intercollegiate basketball's most profitable event, the NCAA's March Madness tournament.

March 4, 2020
A controversial fashion show at the Fashion Institute of Technology that some considered racist set off a discussion about balancing creativity and sensitivity in students' work.

March 4, 2020
Dillard University president warns potential candidates not to apply to lead Texas Southern University, saying TSU board “should be left with a pool that’s so bad, they realize they have to change.”

March 4, 2020
The Modern Language Association planned separate panels for scholars of color and their white colleagues.

March 4, 2020
University labs are joining drug companies in the dash to develop coronavirus vaccines and medications.

March 3, 2020
Citing dynamic nature of coronavirus spread, new guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells colleges to "consider" canceling foreign exchange programs and asking current participants to return to their home countries.

March 3, 2020
University of Texas at Austin accepts recommendation to fire faculty members and staff found guilty of sexual misconduct and, in some cases, make their names public.

March 3, 2020
Some students do feel political pressure from their professors, but few change their views.

March 3, 2020
Rents in urban areas are skyrocketing, and faculty and staff members at universities increasingly face long commutes and housing insecurity. San José State hopes a creative solution can help.

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