News - Higher Education






Trump Vetoes Move to Ease Loan Forgiveness for Defrauded Students

by | May 31, 2020

President Donald Trump late on Friday vetoed a resolution that would have made it easier for st

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Survey: More Than Half of Universities Plan to Reopen in the Fall

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More than half of university presidents are “very likely” to allow in-person classes for at

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Black Professor at Liberty U Online Resigns After Falwell Jr.’s ‘Racist’ Tweets

| May 29, 2020

A Black professor at Liberty University Online, Christopher A. House, resigned on Thursday afte

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Survey: 80% of Virginia College Students Are Struggling Academically Due to COVID-19

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Close to 80% of Virginia’s college students are struggling with academics due to the COVID-19

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American University Starts a New Race, Gender and Culture Studies Department

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American University will launch a new Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies

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George Floyd’s Death in Police Custody Sparks Outrage Among Universities, Academics

by | May 28, 2020

Two days after the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, in police custody on Monday,

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Amid the Pandemic, Some Universities Plan to Continue Tuition Hikes

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Because of the coronavirus, a growing number of colleges and universities – like William & Ma

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What Higher Ed Can Learn From Public Health, in the Midst of Covid-19?

by Denise A. Smith |

Since mid-March, COVID-19 has brought the traditional operations of higher education institutio

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Stanford Sees $267 Million ‘Negative Financial Impact’ From COVID-19 in March-August

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Stanford University is forecasting a $267 million “negative financial impact” from COVID-19

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National Governors Association Makes Recommendations on Reopening Campuses

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The National Governors Association said various states’ governors should set out a clear publ

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Higher Ed Groups Write to Congress for COVID-19 Liability Protections to Colleges

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The American Council on Education and dozens of other groups representing higher education inst

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Meharry Proposes Consortium of HBCU Med Schools to Tackle COVID-19’s Uneven Toll

by B. Denise Hawkins | May 27, 2020

The president of the historically Black Meharry Medical College said on Wednesday that a consor

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University of Michigan’s Kessler Scholars Program for First-Generation Students Expands to Other Institutions

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The Kessler Presidential Scholars Program, which was established at the College of Literature,

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U of Washington School of Law Receives Gift to Promote Diversity

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The University of Washington (UW) School of Law has received a $250,000 gift to support efforts

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Manchester U to Waive Tuition for Some Indiana Fall 2020 Freshmen

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Manchester University will offer four years of free tuition to fall 2020 freshman students from

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