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September 11, 2020
California State University, Fresno

September 10, 2020
Top federal health experts worry colleges will spread coronavirus if they send students home, but keeping residence halls open poses its own dangers.

September 10, 2020
Jessica Krug resigns from George Washington as a graduate student from her alma mater also admits to being dishonest about racial identity.

September 10, 2020
Two-year colleges worked quickly to help students get through the pandemic, pivoting to drive-through food banks and community partnerships.

September 10, 2020
Kevin Carey answers questions about his proposal to reshape higher education with a new federal subsidy tied to requirements for participating colleges to join uniform pricing and credit-transfer systems.

September 10, 2020
A state senator in South Carolina threatened to pass legislation that would remove Fred Price from the board at the military college if he did not resign.

September 10, 2020
University of Tennessee will clear out a residence hall as it runs out of quarantine spots. Miami of Ohio will return students to campus despite 1,000 cases. Colleges announce spring instructional plans.

September 10, 2020
Victoria L. Bastecki-Perez, interim president of Montgomery County Community College, in Pennsylvania, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. Jenn Capps, dean of the College of Professional Studies at Metropolitan State University of Denver, in Colorado, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at Humboldt State University, in California.

September 9, 2020
A singular focus on the current crisis won't do, higher education leaders say. Those in power at colleges and universities must find time to prepare their institutions for an unsettled future that looks very different from the old status quo.

September 9, 2020
Academics across the U.S. strike and teach for racial justice and an end to police violence against people of color.

September 9, 2020
YouTube stars Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight didn’t cast any blame on Baylor University when they contracted COVID-19. Will other students with large social media followings be so generous?

September 9, 2020
As reports show harassment and attacks on Jewish students at an all-time high, advocates are calling on university administrators to forcefully condemn anti-Semitism and work more aggressively to address and prevent it.

September 9, 2020
As Marist College takes over the annual list, it shrinks considerably, but the items are more serious.

September 9, 2020
N.Y. governor cites campus outbreaks and condemns party near NYU. Winona State and Bradley enact two-week campuswide quarantines, and Gettysburg and Ohio University reduce number of students on their campuses.

September 9, 2020
Georgian Court University is launching an accelerated bachelor of science in nursing. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is starting a Ph.D. in electrical engineering.

September 8, 2020
Professor suspended for saying a Chinese word that sounds like a racial slur in English.

September 8, 2020
Small colleges are seeing their share of COVID-19 outbreaks. Will small scale make containment easier than it's proving to be at large universities with more resources?

September 8, 2020
Campus leaders in Kansas, Michigan and Texas face pressure from local health authorities to toughen COVID-19 restrictions, and some push back.

September 8, 2020
Public universities in Illinois vary in their COVID-testing capacity and reporting protocols, raising questions about how complete a picture some campuses may have of the rate of infection.

September 8, 2020
Graduate students at the University of Michigan begin a work stoppage today. Four institutions go online and four hand out dozens of suspensions. The University of Alabama defends its strategy.

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