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August 6, 2020
Government plan envisions "top 100 universities in the world" being given permission to operate in the country.

August 5, 2020
Two colleges -- St. Norbert College and Pacific Lutheran University -- will offer students an extra term or two without charge. The programs aim to make up for subpar on-campus experiences amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 5, 2020
Football players in the Pac-12 Conference are unconvinced by their institutions' coronavirus safety measures and are refusing to play until demands for safer health policies and racial justice are met. 

August 5, 2020
Representatives wrote Harvard, Yale and four other universities asking for records into any deals they have with foreign countries.

August 5, 2020
Mary Lee Vance answers questions about the Americans With Disabilities Act, which passed 30 years ago last week, including on progress still to be made and concerns for the COVID-19 age.

August 4, 2020
Former for-profit Ashford University, which enrolls 35,000 students, will become the new, nonprofit University of Arizona Global Campus.

August 4, 2020
How the crisis is affecting eight learners and their education and work plans.

August 4, 2020
News of the University of Arizona’s planned acquisition of Ashford University did not go over well for many Arizona faculty members.

August 4, 2020
Scholars mourned the COVID-19-related death of a scientist who said she’d been forced to teach during the pandemic. Then they realized she probably wasn’t real.

August 4, 2020
City College of San Francisco is starting an associate of arts in cannabis studies. Clark University is starting a master's in project management. Grace College is starting a major in sustainable agriculture.

August 3, 2020
As fall semester approaches, students are increasingly opposing liability waivers and "informed consent" agreements required by colleges as a condition of returning to campus.

August 3, 2020
Frustrated with their university's plans for fall, including full dorms, UNC Chapel Hill professors tell students to stay home.

August 3, 2020
Experts say study offers "wake-up call" as to whether colleges are planning enough testing. Players push back on planned football season, and another college lays off faculty.

August 3, 2020
Several advocacy groups said the method Congress is considering using to distribute additional coronavirus aid shortchanges colleges that serve students of color.

July 31, 2020
Reopening plans in many new coronavirus hot spots were drafted before cases surged. Faculty members in those states want a do-over, in the form of an all-online fall or at least a delayed opening.

July 31, 2020
COVID-19 spread prompts many colleges to reverse plans to bring students back to their physical campuses.

July 31, 2020
They hope to space out students’ living quarters and reduce the spread of COVID-19.

July 31, 2020
Some colleges with established sports programs are using the play restrictions required by the pandemic as an opportunity to explore the potential profitability of esports competitions.

July 31, 2020
Government will not permit their return until at least 2021.

July 31, 2020
Michael Alexander, provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, has been chosen as chancellor there. Suzanne Austin, interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the College of Charleston, has been named to the position on a permanent basis.

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