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Federal agency says the university's admissions policies discriminate against Asian and white applicants.
The regulations for responding to campus sexual misconduct complaints go into effect today. Some colleges are implementing them along with their own guidelines to protect sexual assault victims.

Technology, Transforming Teaching & Learning

Arcadia University, which has long partnered with other colleges on study abroad offerings, will share coding courses other institutions can make available to their students.
More colleges continue to cut tuition rates in response to pressure from students and families.
U.S. State Department designates D.C.-based office for Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes a "foreign mission" and will require reports on personnel, activities and curriculum.
Facing declining enrollment and a financial beating from the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Mexico State University system will consolidate leadership at three of its community colleges.
Nanyang Polytechnic builds a relevant, competency-based curriculum.
Deepening digital engagement is increasingly important as we shape a new path forward in education together. Download the Connected Student Report for insights from over 1K students and staff and discover the top ways to cultivate a connected student community at scale.

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How can college leaders come to such different decisions about reopening their campuses? Because we all have blind spots in our decision-making processes, and need to strive to mitigate them, Paul Friga writes.

Public Viewpoint

Looking for an In-Person Experience

Students are still in favor of an in-person fall, and many workers don't feel they can access the education they want.

Click here for the survey data Read Inside Higher Ed's analysis

Career Advice

Much of what occurs in the next weeks and months will turn on how academic leaders make choices and adapt no longer effective behaviors, write Nicholas Burbules and C.K. Gunsalus.  
Zachary S. Ritter and Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt explore the challenges that faculty diversity workers face in institutions that are suffering from toxic whiteness.
Recruitment is changing rapidly. To support the ever-changing needs of students and build a foundation for the future, The Student-Centric Recruitment Framework provides guiding practices for admission offices to keep students at the center of everything they do. Download now.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean

August 14, 2020
Lessons from a power outage; liberal arts in action; and a break from 2020.

Learning Innovation

August 13, 2020
Data-driven design and academic space planning.

Just Visiting

August 12, 2020
A guest post from a graduate student group at the University of North Carolina argues that UNC is endangering its community and that white tenured faculty should strike to save lives.  

Online: Trending Now

August 12, 2020
As we prepare for the fall term, most colleges and universities are reacting to the evolving pandemic, responding to changing conditions. But who is creating a vision for the future?

Higher Ed Gamma

August 11, 2020
How to make online learning version 2.0 better.
How the crisis is affecting eight learners and their education and work plans. Read the story.

The Key Podcast

Michael Yarbrough, an assistant professor of law and society at the City University of New York's John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and his students in a senior colloquium this spring documented the pandemic's impact on CUNY, students in the class and their families.

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