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March 9, 2020
Colleges shift classes online, more conferences are canceled and basketball games are played in empty stadiums. A roundup of the latest COVID-19 developments in higher ed.

March 9, 2020
Several West Coast universities have moved instruction to remote learning. Faculty are now left to figure out what that means for students.

March 9, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads across the United States and the world, colleges are deciding how to protect not only their students, but their wallets.

March 9, 2020
Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have different ideas about college affordability and higher education policy, both in their approaches and the specificity of their plans.

March 9, 2020
Vocal students and faculty members at George Washington University believe the administration's strategic plan is a step backward for diversity and will make GW "whiter and richer." They want the plan and the university president gone.

March 6, 2020
Private nonprofit college plans to absorb part of a shuttered for-profit chain. Backers say the business college stood out from its peers and provides key competencies for educating working adults online.

March 6, 2020
New guidance on COVID-19 from the CDC, the American College Health Association and the Department of Education can help colleges prepare for possible cases.

March 6, 2020
Less than 10 percent of students at Grand Valley State University are Latinx. That hasn't stopped the university from making them a focus of supports.

March 6, 2020
UPDATE: The University of Washington, one of the U.S. institutions most affected by the coronavirus, moves to all-remote classes amid preparations for a possible escalation.

March 6, 2020
Roundup of news about how higher education is coping with initial U.S. impacts of the coronavirus outbreak, and how colleges are preparing for a dizzying array of likely disruptions.

March 6, 2020
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March 5, 2020
Johns Hopkins is finally getting a universitywide tenure committee, but some worry it will hurt the process, not strengthen it.

March 5, 2020
Nursing programs emphasize infection-control strategies and adherence to protocols as new coronavirus spreads.

March 5, 2020
Trump administration proposes cutting Department of Defense program that funds social science research on topics of national security interest.

March 5, 2020
Survey looks at effect of new coronavirus on Chinese student recruitment and student travel to and from China.

March 5, 2020
Two colleges have canceled basketball games with teams on the West Coast two weeks before the tip-off of intercollegiate basketball's most profitable event, the NCAA's March Madness tournament.

March 4, 2020
A controversial fashion show at the Fashion Institute of Technology that some considered racist set off a discussion about balancing creativity and sensitivity in students' work.

March 4, 2020
Dillard University president warns potential candidates not to apply to lead Texas Southern University, saying TSU board “should be left with a pool that’s so bad, they realize they have to change.”

March 4, 2020
The Modern Language Association planned separate panels for scholars of color and their white colleagues.

March 4, 2020
University labs are joining drug companies in the dash to develop coronavirus vaccines and medications.

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