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June 2, 2020
An external review has revealed that over half of freshmen admitted to Texas Southern University between fall 2017 and the end of 2019 did not meet the university's academic admissions criteria, The Texas Tribune reported Thursday. The historically black college also gave $2 million in aid to underqualified students, the review said.
June 1, 2020
Christopher House, a professor of communication studies at Ithaca College who also taught online courses at Liberty University, resigned from his job at Liberty last week in response to tweets from Liberty president Jerry Falwell Jr.
June 1, 2020
Eighty-four higher education organizations signed and sent a letter Friday to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reiterating a request for an additional $46.6 billion for institutions and their students to help recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
June 1, 2020
College presidents and officials responded this weekend to nationwide protests and unrest after a white Minneapolis police officer allegedly murdered George Floyd, a black man, using a choke hold while Floyd was facedown and handcuffed.
May 29, 2020
More students are looking at delaying their enrollment in college. What effect will that have on educational outcomes?
May 22, 2020
Diagnostic testing is part of every college's plan for reopening campus. But whether college administrations can get their hands on enough tests, or afford them, is still being worked out.
May 20, 2020
Several universities have said they will open for in-person instruction this fall but will end on-campus instruction by Thanksgiving. Can that plan work?
May 19, 2020
Four universities are now publicly preparing for a fall semester that begins in person and then switches to remote instruction and assessment after Thanksgiving break. Officials at these institutions say that choice is motivated by the belief that a resurgence in the new coronavirus is most likely near the end of the term.
May 18, 2020
Campbell University has announced that all students living on campus this fall will be given single rooms for no extra charge. The North Carolina university said it has the means to give 1,400 of its 3,000 undergraduates a private room, though some will be connected by a shared bathroom. Officials say the move could stem the spread of COVID-19 if there were an outbreak on campus.
May 18, 2020
Ohio University president Duane Nellis announced in a letter Friday that the university is effectively laying off 53 faculty members and 94 administrators, The Athens News reported. A total of 149 administrative positions at the public university will be abolished, but officials expect 55 to be rehired in new positions.

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February 10, 2020
Panel of professors back keeping SAT or ACT at the University of California, for now, but other colleges continue to drop them as requirements.
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