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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.

March 3, 2020
Charles Abasa-Nyarko, vice president for the National Curriculum Assessment Program, in Ghana, has been selected as vice president for academic affairs at Doña Ana Community College, in New Mexico. Jason Boyers, president of Cleary University, in Michigan, has been chosen as president of Rosemont College, in Pennsylvania.

March 2, 2020
The university's ambitious $6 billion fundraising campaign is among the largest by a public higher ed institution.

March 2, 2020
Senator Lamar Alexander says a bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act should pass the education committee in about a month, to give it time to get through Congress this year.

March 2, 2020
Graduate workers' union says 82 students won't get spring teaching appointments over ongoing strike.

March 2, 2020
Spread of coronavirus in California, Oregon and Washington triggers student quarantines. American Physical Society cancels annual meeting, colleges cancel more overseas programs and players' group calls for possibly holding March Madness tournament without fans.

February 28, 2020
The University of California's second annual conference on campus free speech turned into an actual exercise in free speech when student protesters unexpectedly showed up.

February 28, 2020
University of Oklahoma students want change -- in the form of a new provost -- following several racist incidents on campus. 

February 28, 2020
New report from Emsi explains how regions can use data to identify skills gaps, which vary wildly across cities and even within industries, and what that means for higher ed.

February 28, 2020
As Senate debates joining House in condemning Education Department rule on forgiving student loans, key Republicans are on the fence.

February 28, 2020
An investigation by the federal agency's Office for Civil Rights found the university failed to protect students from a serial sexual predator employed as a gynecologist at the campus health center.

February 27, 2020
New study says student evaluations of teaching are still deeply flawed measures of teaching effectiveness, even when we assume they are unbiased and reliable.

February 27, 2020
New online learning stats show growing demand for online programs across state lines and shed new light on in-state online enrollments.

February 27, 2020
Freed by new U.S. rules, the accrediting agency for California, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands will review colleges outside its region -- the first regional accreditor to make such a move.

February 27, 2020
New Jersey is trying to expand its tuition-free program from community colleges to four-year institutions. In this major exporter of students, the move could have ripple effects for colleges in nearby states.

February 27, 2020
Government wants private universities and branch campuses of international universities to open up … primarily to serve foreign students.

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