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October 12, 2020
There are Republican ideas to pursue, but most say they don't know what to expect -- except for more attacks on elite institutions.

October 12, 2020
Confusion and concern mount in the wake of a student's death as COVID-19 infections spread.

October 12, 2020
Research shows that student travel spreads COVID-19. Davidson College hopes a last-second break last week gave students a rest without spreading the virus.

October 12, 2020
Survey of presidents zeroes in on financial pressures. Working paper analyzes political factors in reopening decisions. Florida football coach calls for full-capacity stadium crowd. More colleges temporarily shift classes online or take other steps to reduce spread.

October 9, 2020
Missouri Valley College students with mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression want to attend classes fully online to cope with the pandemic. College officials say the students aren't eligible for such accommodations. Experts say the students are legally entitled to them. 

October 9, 2020
Female academics saw their own experiences in the vice presidential debate's gendered and racialized dynamics.

October 9, 2020
Three North Carolina colleges sent students home only weeks after in-person instruction began. They're still footing the bill for testing, PPE and other COVID-19 prevention measures.

October 9, 2020
Author discusses his book on how to leave an academic career. He provides advice based on his own experience.

October 9, 2020
New England conference cancels its winter sports season, and West Chester abandons spring sports. Some colleges resume in-person instruction as others suspend it. And a journal cites COVID-19 policy for taking a side in November.

October 9, 2020
J. B. Buxton, founder of Education Innovations Group, in North Carolina, has been named president of Durham Technical Community College, also in North Carolina.

October 8, 2020
Many colleges created dashboards showing their COVID-19 infection and testing data. But a lack of standards for testing and reporting has made for varying levels of transparency.

October 8, 2020
As states begin slashing budgets, some free college programs are feeling the sting.

October 8, 2020
Princeton settles with federal government in pay gap case and will pay more than $1 million to female faculty.

October 8, 2020
The average amount of loans that bachelor's degree graduates hold has been relatively flat the past few years. But there's still much work to do, experts say.

October 8, 2020
Universities without plans for women may find themselves unable to obtain research grants.

October 7, 2020
Some institutions have begun to cancel diversity, equity and inclusion programs in response to a Trump order. Critics say the order is censorship.

October 7, 2020
After the coach of the nationally acclaimed debate team at California State University, Fresno, was unexpectedly reassigned last fall, members of the team quit in protest. Coaches at other colleges and leaders of national debate organizations have come to his defense.

October 7, 2020
Over 10 percent of on-campus students at Georgia College and State University have had COVID-19. Epidemiologists and university officials say it's not as bad as it sounds.

October 7, 2020
Financial fallout from the pandemic will continue to hit colleges for years, experts say.

October 7, 2020
Two-thirds of colleges have no clear testing plan or test only "at-risk" students; Florida State's president tests positive; one campus shuts down and others shift to virtual learning.

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