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August 26, 2020
As colleges moved to reopen classrooms this fall, groups of researchers were forthright with statistical modeling showing likely COVID-19 infections on campus. That's more than some public flagship universities can say.

August 26, 2020
Some parts of the country appear particularly vulnerable.

August 26, 2020
Professor is reassigned from teaching after making comment about face masks to student from Wuhan, China, during online class. Some call comment xenophobic; others rally to his support.

August 26, 2020
Local authorities pressure colleges amid outbreaks.

August 26, 2020
Allegheny College has completed a five-year campaign, raising $202 million. The original goal was $200 million. More than $50 million was raised for scholarships.

August 25, 2020
Falwell agreed to resign on Monday and withdrew that agreement later in the day.

August 25, 2020
A five-hour disruption raises hackles and questions about contingency planning for technical problems in the age of social distancing. Said one university administrator, "2020 is a year of whatever can go wrong, has."

August 25, 2020
A long list of speakers will appear at the Republican National Convention this week, but Education Secretary Betsy DeVos won't be among them.

August 25, 2020
New advice for college administrators on how they can advocate for laws and conditions to encourage student voting during and after the pandemic.

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.

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