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July 28, 2020
Colleges are employing multipronged strategies to inform students about the pandemic. Will their efforts get students to take safety precautions seriously?

July 28, 2020
A leading voice on welfare reform is accused of racism after he publishes an article linking poverty to "culture." Journal faces calls for retraction.

July 28, 2020
Author discusses his new book on scholarly journals and offers advice on getting published.

July 27, 2020
New U.S. immigration guidance clarifies that new international students -- unlike continuing international students -- cannot come to American colleges to take a "100 percent" online course load this fall.

July 27, 2020
Two colleges report outbreaks and a third reports its president hospitalized. Duke adjusts plans. Washington State U will go online while Cornell limits student move-in to two suitcases and a backpack. Bowdoin will issue iPads.

July 27, 2020
Students considering sitting out the fall semester because of the pandemic risk losing guaranteed on-campus housing when they return to colleges with strict leave-of-absence policies.

July 27, 2020
As the pandemic and its financial implications refuse to yield, lesser-known historically Black colleges and universities face pressure to bolster their fundraising efforts.

July 24, 2020
As more colleges announce online fall terms, some are also reducing tuition rates. Wealthy families are likely to be the biggest beneficiaries of those discounts.

July 24, 2020
Senate Republicans are still crafting their proposal for the upcoming coronavirus relief package, but partisan divisions are already emerging, including over whether to require student loan borrowers to begin making payments again.

July 24, 2020
College systems and consortia have shared academic services, libraries, transportation, even a campus. Would they be able to share a president?

July 24, 2020
At its latest meeting with its accrediting commission, the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system presented its interim leadership and new name for the planned merger of its 12 community colleges.

July 24, 2020
It is offering scholarships and more to recruit those who would have gone to the West in past years.

July 24, 2020
Chapman University is starting a master of science degree in patient safety and a master's in regulatory affairs. Empire State College of the State University of New York is starting an advanced certificate in nursing education.

July 23, 2020
Two universities tell new international students not to come to U.S. to take classes remotely, as higher ed groups lobby for greater clarity -- and flexibility -- on federal policy for new students from abroad.

July 23, 2020
Kappa Alpha Order chapter at Southwestern University suspended for releasing a statement denouncing the organization's historical ties to the Confederacy.

July 23, 2020
San Diego State considers a policy on revoking emeritus status when retired professors hurt the university's reputation.

July 23, 2020
As several more colleges announce plans to educate students mostly virtually this fall, a new database shows that's the way the decisions are trending nationally.

July 23, 2020
Gilda Barabino, dean of the Grove School of Engineering and the Daniel and Frances Berg Professor at the City College of New York, has been appointed president of Olin College of Engineering, in Massachusetts.

July 22, 2020
Concerns are growing among students and faculty members about plans by some colleges to keep residence halls at full capacity this fall, which goes against the recommendations of public health agencies.

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