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August 25, 2020
New federal data highlight differences in educational outcomes across many individual variables.

August 25, 2020
Zoom's crash wasn't the only campus COVID-19 development Monday. Cases spiked in North Carolina and Alabama, and more institutions punished students for violating campus rules.

August 24, 2020
As more colleges threaten punishment for risky student behavior that can spread the coronavirus, experts suggest either providing students alternatives for safe social interactions or keeping campuses closed.

August 24, 2020
This weekend, several colleges and universities delayed move-ins, put classes online and sent students home around the country. Outbreaks continue to spread on open campuses, often linked to parties.

August 24, 2020
Jim Malatras, president of SUNY Empire State College and longtime advisor to Governor Andrew Cuomo, will take up the chancellorship Aug. 31. His appointment prompted the SUNY Faculty Senate to vote no confidence in the system's board.

August 24, 2020
Survey suggests colleges can do more to equip students to engage with religious diversity. Students from some religious groups find campus more welcoming and supportive than others.

August 21, 2020
Shame and fear aren't the best motivators for public health campaigns, experts say. But colleges take that approach amid COVID-19 outbreaks as campuses reopen.

August 21, 2020
Colleges are planning a wide range of COVID-19 testing strategies, ranging from frequent universal testing to no campus-based testing at all. Variation of approaches raises questions about equity.

August 21, 2020
Being among the first to announce an online fall wasn't easy, but these college leaders say the benefits outweighed the drawbacks.

August 21, 2020
The State University of New York Board of Trustees will likely forgo a national search for a new chancellor despite faculty opposition.

August 21, 2020
Several members of Congress and activists are pushing colleges to reveal diversity measures for those who manage their endowments and investments. The numbers aren't pretty now, but some see hope for change.

August 20, 2020
Lower-level student affairs staff concerned about their safety and their livelihoods are reluctant to speak out as COVID-19 cases surge on college campuses.

August 20, 2020
Women's journal submission rates fell as their caring responsibilities jumped due to COVID-19. Without meaningful interventions, the trend is likely to continue.

August 20, 2020
Early evidence from universities that tested students returning to campus and from those that didn't test was not encouraging, said Michigan State's president the day after he told undergraduates to stay home this fall.

August 20, 2020
Universities abandon plans to open campuses.

August 20, 2020
Adjustments at Pitt and Drexel; senators seek answers from a housing developer and data from colleges; was a comedy show necessary?

August 20, 2020
College of Southern Maryland

August 19, 2020
Notre Dame suspends in-person classes for two weeks amid rising case counts. Michigan State calls off in-person instruction for the fall, less than two weeks before students were to return to campus.

August 19, 2020
The incidents at UNC Chapel Hill and Notre Dame are unlikely to dissuade some college leaders from holding classes on campus.

August 19, 2020
Some predominantly online institutions have ramped up marketing efforts to attract students during the pandemic. A foundation's report tracks spending and criticizes a pattern of “concerning” ads.

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