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July 13, 2020
A new survey found students had difficulty accessing mental health care and experienced higher rates of depression after the pandemic began, prompting calls for a broad response from colleges.

July 13, 2020
Pac-12 will only play other conference members. NESCAC cancels fall athletics. Carleton and U of Bridgeport won't play sports this fall. Nor will California community colleges.

July 13, 2020
Four lawsuits have been filed against new Department of Education regulations for how colleges must respond to sexual misconduct on campus. The lawsuits question the merits of the regulations and seek to block their implementation.

July 13, 2020
Amid a growing public health crisis, Scripps College's president walks through the process of deciding to hold an all-virtual fall semester. It comes at a cost.

July 10, 2020
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July 10, 2020
Leading national higher education advocacy groups and membership organizations were allocated more than $20 million in forgivable loans as part of the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program.

July 10, 2020
The acquisition will be the first time a historically Black university buys a non-HBCU.

July 10, 2020
Polls are raising questions about whether all college-aged adults will choose to get a coronavirus vaccine when one is available.

July 10, 2020
Fraternities spark COVID-19 spread at UC campus; two leagues forgo fall sports, Big Ten will compete only internally; Wells will open in the fall.

July 9, 2020
Harvard and MIT file suit to block a new directive from Immigration and Customs Enforcement that would prohibit international students in the U.S. from taking an all-online course load this fall.

July 9, 2020
Conference is first Division I league to postpone its fall football season, which some believe could influence other institutions' plans.

July 9, 2020
Researchers used the racial and ethnic makeups of ZIP Codes as a proxy for race to track financial trajectories of college students.

July 9, 2020
Move could give country an edge in competition for top students.

July 9, 2020
Adelphi University is starting a B.S. in health sciences. Central Carolina Community College is starting an associate of science and an associate of arts in teacher education. Stevens Institute of Technology is starting an M.S. in data science.

July 8, 2020
Michael Berndt, interim president of Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College, in Minnesota, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. Alexander Cartwright, chancellor of the University of Missouri at Columbia, has been appointed president of the University of Central Florida.

July 8, 2020
As the Trump administration pushes for colleges and schools to reopen, Congress heard a call to do so without worsening the pandemic's racial impacts.

July 8, 2020
As colleges renewed insurance policies this month, many faced steep price increases due to the pandemic, natural disasters, sexual misconduct and athletics scandals.

July 8, 2020
Author discusses her new book on a topic that has become more difficult but no less important during the pandemic.

July 8, 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology announces a reopening plan in which seniors will be on campus. University of Texas at Austin announces the death of a custodian. Positive tests delay Louisville basketball workouts.

July 7, 2020
The new Department of Homeland Security rule prohibits international students from returning to or remaining in the United States if their colleges adopt an online-only instruction model for the fall.

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