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January 20, 2020
The 2020 Census is approaching, and civic engagement leaders on college campuses are reaching out to students to encourage participation and remove potential barriers.

January 20, 2020
Bryan Alexander's new book, Academia Next, attempts to predict the future of higher education. We asked him a few questions about what's in store.

January 20, 2020
Fayetteville State University is starting a master of science in nursing. Johnson & Wales University is starting a bachelor's degree in sustainable food systems.

January 17, 2020
California's new online-only community college grabbed headlines again with its CEO's departure. While some see the college as a doomed venture, others say it's too soon to pass judgment.

January 17, 2020
Warnings that Sci-Hub poses a cybersecurity threat to universities have intensified. But few institutions appear to be acting on them.

January 17, 2020
The U.S. Education Department says its newly proposed rule would "level the playing field" for religious institutions applying for funding from the agency. But critics question the motives and assumptions underlying the rule.

January 17, 2020
Educators say 32 foreign language programs have closed in the last five years.

January 17, 2020
Franciscan University of Steubenville is starting a bachelor of science in criminal justice. Georgia Southern University is starting a bachelor of arts in music with an emphasis on music technology and music business.

January 16, 2020
Data in a new online tool raise questions about how well public and nonprofit colleges and universities are doing in helping students earn enough to repay their debt.

January 16, 2020
U.S. government funding for the university expires this spring, and it's uncertain whether it will be renewed. Oversight bodies have raised concerns about the institution's governance and fiscal controls.

January 16, 2020
Arbitrator says UC Berkeley owes its computer science TAs, including many undergraduates, some $5 million in missed pay and benefits.

January 16, 2020
Report finds the U.S. is no longer “the uncontested leader in science and engineering,” as other countries have expanded scientific capacity.

January 16, 2020
Mary L. Coffey, senior associate dean at Pomona College, in California, has been selected as provost and dean of faculty at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, in New York. Rachel Croson, dean of the College of Social Science at Michigan State University, has been chosen as executive vice president and provost at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

January 15, 2020
Landmark College, the first institution for students with learning disabilities, is growing online courses. Here's how they're different.

January 15, 2020
Author describes her book on first-generation students.

January 15, 2020
Holyoke Community College is starting a program in Latinx studies. Rivier University is starting a bachelor of science in health sciences.

January 14, 2020
A liberal arts education may not have the highest returns in the short run, but a study finds that after 40 years, liberal arts institutions bring a higher return than most colleges.

January 14, 2020
After less than a year on the job, Heather Hiles is stepping down as CEO of Calbright College, California's new online-only community college.

January 14, 2020
Modern Language Association members discuss how to process the movement -- for themselves, their work and their students.

January 14, 2020
New businesses focused on the marketing rights to the name, image and likeness of college athletes are emerging in anticipation of an NCAA rule change, which has yet to be adopted. Some university officials are concerned bad actors in the market will take advantage of athletes.

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