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August 6, 2020
Division I and college leaders are responding to pressure from players to prioritize their health during the coronavirus pandemic. Some leaders have decided that fall athletic competition isn't safe and canceled the season, while others are holding out hope they can still play this year.

August 6, 2020
Some colleges are reviewing their law enforcement and criminal justice curricula following national unrest around police brutality and racism.

August 6, 2020
Author provides "the hidden curriculum" needed to navigate the years of graduate school.

August 6, 2020
Institutions in New Jersey and Massachusetts revert to mostly virtual instruction; Purdue's president sees "zero lethal risk" to students; instructional and living alternatives crop up.

August 6, 2020
Government plan envisions "top 100 universities in the world" being given permission to operate in the country.

August 5, 2020
Two colleges -- St. Norbert College and Pacific Lutheran University -- will offer students an extra term or two without charge. The programs aim to make up for subpar on-campus experiences amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 5, 2020
Football players in the Pac-12 Conference are unconvinced by their institutions' coronavirus safety measures and are refusing to play until demands for safer health policies and racial justice are met. 

August 5, 2020
Representatives wrote Harvard, Yale and four other universities asking for records into any deals they have with foreign countries.

August 5, 2020
Mary Lee Vance answers questions about the Americans With Disabilities Act, which passed 30 years ago last week, including on progress still to be made and concerns for the COVID-19 age.

August 4, 2020
Former for-profit Ashford University, which enrolls 35,000 students, will become the new, nonprofit University of Arizona Global Campus.

August 4, 2020
How the crisis is affecting eight learners and their education and work plans.

August 4, 2020
News of the University of Arizona’s planned acquisition of Ashford University did not go over well for many Arizona faculty members.

August 4, 2020
Scholars mourned the COVID-19-related death of a scientist who said she’d been forced to teach during the pandemic. Then they realized she probably wasn’t real.

August 4, 2020
City College of San Francisco is starting an associate of arts in cannabis studies. Clark University is starting a master's in project management. Grace College is starting a major in sustainable agriculture.

August 3, 2020
As fall semester approaches, students are increasingly opposing liability waivers and "informed consent" agreements required by colleges as a condition of returning to campus.

August 3, 2020
Frustrated with their university's plans for fall, including full dorms, UNC Chapel Hill professors tell students to stay home.

August 3, 2020
Experts say study offers "wake-up call" as to whether colleges are planning enough testing. Players push back on planned football season, and another college lays off faculty.

August 3, 2020
Several advocacy groups said the method Congress is considering using to distribute additional coronavirus aid shortchanges colleges that serve students of color.

July 31, 2020
Reopening plans in many new coronavirus hot spots were drafted before cases surged. Faculty members in those states want a do-over, in the form of an all-online fall or at least a delayed opening.

July 31, 2020
COVID-19 spread prompts many colleges to reverse plans to bring students back to their physical campuses.

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