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June 22, 2020
Mississippi State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs said an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in the city of Oxford -- where the University of Mississippi is located -- have been linked to fraternity parties,
June 22, 2020
The Department of Education is making it harder for colleges to increase financial aid awards for students whose families lost jobs or income during the coronavirus-fueled economic crisis, NPR reported.
June 22, 2020
The Los Angeles Community College District joined calls for an investigation into the circumstances of the police shooting death of an 18-year-old Los Angeles Trade-Technical College student, Andres Guardado. Guardado, a Latino man, was shot by a deputy from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which said that Guardado “produced a handgun” and attempted to flee. He was fatally shot by a deputy after a short foot chase.
June 19, 2020
Supreme Court rules that the Trump administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was "arbitrary and capricious."
June 19, 2020
College presidents and higher education groups speak out to praise Supreme Court decision keeping DACA in place. Some now call on Congress to act.
June 18, 2020
Supreme Court rules that the Trump administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was "arbitrary and capricious."
June 18, 2020
Ninety-seven percent of universities in the United Kingdom plan to provide in-person teaching at the start of the fall term, and 78 percent said they will offer in-person social opportunities to students, including sports events, in line with government and public health guidance, according to a survey by Universities UK, an association of college leaders.
June 17, 2020
Religious colleges say Supreme Court decision finding that federal antidiscrimination law protects LGBTQ employees could open their policies up to challenge.
June 16, 2020
Fifty-four scientists have been fired or have resigned from their institutions in connection with an ongoing investigation by the National Institutes of Health into whether grantees are disclosing their ties with foreign governments, Science reported. The majority of cases under investigation -- 93 percent -- involve funding from China.
June 15, 2020
A design university in Toronto set out to hire five full-time black faculty members -- the first ever in its Faculty of Design. It took more than 100 years.

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April 20, 2007
In wake of Virginia Tech shootings, colleges respond to wave of copycat bomb scares with extra attention.
April 17, 2007
A killing spree leaves 33 dead, a shocked campus, and questions about security.
April 2, 2007
Some institutions accept N.Y. attorney general's settlement offer to change student loan practices and repay disputed funds.
March 9, 2007
A House of Representatives subcommittee lambasted college leaders Thursday for their perceived failure in stemming the illegal downloading of music and movies by students. Committee members, responding to complaints by the entertainment industry that campuses have been slow to restrict copyright infringement, pressed for answers and made vague threats about possible changes in intellectual property law that could result if higher education as a whole does not adopt a more aggressive approach.
January 31, 2007
At meeting of accreditors, officials acknowledge need to measure student learning, but fear oversimplification.

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