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July 1, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has caused more colleges and families to consider taking out tuition insurance, but it would not have helped the students who are seeking tuition refunds for the spring's forced transition to remote learning.

July 1, 2020
Researchers at Cornell University have concluded an online semester at the university will result in more COVID-19 infections than an in-person one. The university is reopening, with plans to monitor students and moderate misbehavior.

July 1, 2020
International students report higher levels of satisfaction with remote learning than their domestic peers, but they have concerns about issues of health, safety and immigration.

July 1, 2020
Feds issue statement on campus testing. University of Arizona pauses athletes' campus return. Warnings about fraternities at U of Washington. UGA sees 154 cases.

June 30, 2020
Professors across institutions increasingly wave red flags about the private and public health implications of default face-to-face instruction come fall, along with a lack of shared decision making in staffing and teaching decisions.

June 30, 2020
Williams reduces cost of attendance by 15 percent to recognize changes in the student experience and continuing uncertainty amid the pandemic. Will other, less wealthy colleges follow suit?

June 30, 2020
Spring campus closures and the shift to remote learning did not have a major negative impact on student enrollments, finds the National Student Clearinghouse. But racial gaps emerge.

June 30, 2020
A City University of New York program considered a national model for improving graduation rates of disadvantaged students is facing budget cuts. Higher ed experts worry this may be the first of many disinvestments in student success due to the recession caused by the pandemic.

June 29, 2020
Survey finds campus leaders remain most concerned about COVID-19's impact on institutional finances and on students, particularly disadvantaged ones. Confidence about the fall is mixed. And they're divided on whether to expect racial protests this fall.

June 29, 2020
Trump administration elevates skills over college degrees in federal hiring, but college groups say executive order will not lessen value of degrees.

June 29, 2020
A survey found a general lack of public knowledge about new federal regulations on campus sexual assault policies.

June 29, 2020
MIT Press and the University of California, Berkeley, are leading an effort to rapidly review research related to the pandemic and stop the spread of misinformation.

June 26, 2020
Park University is encouraging students from other institutions to transfer and study online for a year at a discounted tuition rate. Are special offers like this a good idea?

June 26, 2020
Faculty and students at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte seek the firing of associate vice chancellor for safety and security because of his record as former warden of the U.S. detention center in Guantánamo Bay.

June 26, 2020
Some colleges provide detailed lists of transportation, housing and other indirect expenses, while others provide nothing. Without clear information, students can end up in dire financial situations.

June 26, 2020
Experts say Taiwan could well lose students, but they differ on other parts of the world.

June 26, 2020
Lisa Avery, president of the Sylvania campus of Portland Community College, in Oregon, has been appointed president of Linn-Benton Community College, also in Oregon. L. Dean Fisher, provost at Corning Community College, part of the State University of New York system, has been chosen as president of the College of Southern Idaho.

June 25, 2020
Central College, in Iowa C. D. Adamson, theater Sara Shuger Fox, exercise science Kalamazoo College Justin Berry, political science Beau Bothwell, music Shanna Salinas, English Stetson University

June 25, 2020
While some colleges make extensive plans to guard against a spread of the coronavirus when they reopen, others can't afford to do as much and are worried about running out of basic supplies.

June 25, 2020
College announcements fall along a continuum from mostly online to mostly in person. Some unusual elements: scheduled showers and a primarily freshman campus.

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