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September 23, 2020
Fresno State president Joseph I. Castro will lead the 482,000-student system starting in January, taking over for Chancellor Timothy P. White, who delayed retirement amid the pandemic.

September 23, 2020
Colleges rely on guidance from a federal health agency that is operating, as one public health expert put it, "with two hands tied behind its back."

September 23, 2020
Scott Atlas, White House adviser on coronavirus, threatens to sue colleagues back at Stanford who spoke out against his approach.

September 23, 2020
Several more universities pause in-person instruction to stem spread of virus, as such moves spur decreases elsewhere. Study estimates sizable role of in-person instruction in local outbreaks. Most NCAA fall championships will be played in the spring.

September 22, 2020
Adrian College planned to terminate history, philosophy, religion and more -- until graduates organized to stop it. Faculty members still don't understand why the programs were threatened.

September 22, 2020
Democrats in tight, key races in moderate states are shying away from supporting Joe Biden's debt cancellation and free college plans.

September 22, 2020
New survey data from the American College Health Association suggest colleges are decreasing their funding to health services, keeping residence halls open and varying widely with regard to testing.

September 22, 2020
Strategic Education Inc. and Noodle Partners launch new platform connecting employees to employer-subsidized college degrees.

September 22, 2020
Chowan University is starting a master of arts in organizational leadership. Denver Seminary is starting a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision.

September 21, 2020
Record numbers were concerned about filling their classes and expect enrollment to decline. Most who went test optional expect to stay that way.

September 21, 2020
The spring semester is four months away, and college administrations are making plans. Many are canceling spring break.

September 21, 2020
The justice, who died Friday, wrote decisions that upheld rights of women, racial minorities and gay people in higher education.

September 21, 2020
Dissatisfied with the way local schools are responding to the pandemic, families increasingly turn to online K-12 options to educate their children -- including schools run by universities.

September 21, 2020
This weekend, three colleges began mass quarantines, one canceled a football game and one men’s soccer team has been suspended.

September 18, 2020
As colleges try to tamp down partying by students, administrators consider options for promoting lower-risk -- not no-risk -- social opportunities and providing a semblance of a normal college experience.

September 18, 2020
As Senator Lamar Alexander nears retirement, he is making one last push to simplify applying for financial aid, and this time, he might get it.

September 18, 2020
Although its acquisition of the Claremont School of Theology is still incomplete, Willamette University announced plans Thursday to add the Pacific Northwest College of Art.

September 18, 2020
Three contract administrators will be let go in June, despite support from faculty and staff unions.

September 18, 2020
The university plans to reinstate two cut women's athletics programs and agreed with legal advocates that a 1998 sports gender equity agreement should end in 2024.

September 17, 2020
The Big Ten, a big-time college football conference, reversed its decision to postpone fall sports and will resume football on Oct. 23, citing changed medical evidence and improved testing protocols.

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