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May 20, 2021
A new report highlights how adult learners, low-income students and students of color are concentrated in colleges with fewer resources, and how they are disadvantaged by numerous other disparities.

May 19, 2021
Colleges grapple with resuming study abroad -- and with how to incorporate new State Department travel warnings about COVID-19-related risks into their planning.

May 19, 2021
New research suggests online internships that took place during the pandemic failed to provide effective learning experiences when compared with in-person experiences. How can colleges encourage employers to do better?

May 19, 2021
Thomas LeBlanc will retire at the end of his five-year contract in 2022 after taking criticism related to diversity on campus and plans to shrink the student body, but support for his handling of the pandemic.

May 18, 2021
Congressional committees are once again accepting proposed earmarks from lawmakers, and reforms to the controversial practice could be in higher education’s favor.

May 18, 2021
Lambda School advertised a job placement rate of 80 percent or higher for its coding boot camps. Three students say the for-profit company knew that was false. They are demanding arbitration.

May 18, 2021
New report recommends investigating structures impeding success among students of color before throwing money at problems -- and also says more research and research funding are needed.

May 18, 2021
Spurred by the national focus on racial justice and socioeconomic disparities revealed by the pandemic, the country's higher education institutions and philanthropists are ramping up efforts to serve students currently or formerly in prison.

May 18, 2021
John Chenoweth, dean of the College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater, has been appointed provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs there. Linda Doyle, professor of engineering and the arts at Trinity College Dublin, in Ireland, has been named provost there.

May 17, 2021
In June, Washington and Lee University will announce whether it will change its name, which honors a Confederate commander. The decision can't make everyone happy.

May 17, 2021
Trustees at Florida Atlantic want to play a role -- maybe a big one -- in the faculty tenure process. The faculty union thinks that's unwarranted -- and dangerous.

May 17, 2021
Dickinson College will turn to its board chair, a high-profile federal judge, as a two-year interim because its president is resigning to return to American University of Nigeria, where she was previously president.

May 17, 2021
Bloomsburg University permanently eliminated its entire Greek life program after fraternities and sororities were placed on several months of probation and some continued to violate conduct codes and an antihazing policy.

May 14, 2021
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis says it's putting its policies where its mouth is, approving new promotion and tenure options based on diversity, equity and inclusion work.  

May 14, 2021
President Biden's nominee for assistant secretary for civil rights is no stranger to the Department of Education -- Catherine Lhamon held the same position during the Obama administration.

May 14, 2021
Ronald Graham served as president of Haskell Indian Nations University for about one year and was removed amid student and faculty claims that he suppressed free speech on campus.

May 14, 2021
Students speak out about what they’ve seen and what they expect from their colleges with regard to racial justice and climate.

May 14, 2021
Experts fear higher education could be damaged “beyond repair” by COVID-19 catastrophe.

May 13, 2021
Candidates to fill Evergreen State College's presidency cited personal reasons for withdrawing, leaving college officials scratching their heads about what to do differently when the search restarts.

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