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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.

July 30, 2020
As some professors and other campus workers raise concerns about their safety as campuses reopen, Congress is divided over increasing federal workplace safety regulations during the pandemic.

July 30, 2020
Political science professor at Converse College says he's facing termination for refusing to complete two diversity and antibias training modules.

July 30, 2020
With campuses mostly empty, college towns are reporting low response rates for the 2020 Census. The U.S. Census Bureau is allowing colleges to submit more data to get a more accurate count of students.

July 30, 2020
New survey data show pandemic may be disproportionately influencing women to choose online education over in-person options.

July 30, 2020
New York Times identifies 6,300 COVID-19 cases linked to 270 colleges, including 14 deaths. Survey finds college staff members wanting more communication from their leaders. And more decisions about campus reopenings (or not).

July 29, 2020
Republicans release their plan for coronavirus relief. Not included: help for DACA students.

July 28, 2020
In what critics say is defiance of Supreme Court ruling, Trump administration says it will reject new DACA applications and shorten the renewal period to one year.

July 28, 2020
Many regional public universities plan to open campuses this fall, against a backdrop of financial, political and enrollment pressure -- and a push by many students to return.

July 28, 2020
The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced arrests of three visiting scholars and one Ph.D. student accused of lying about their ties to the Chinese military on visa applications.

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.

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