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Senators Concerned After U of Arizona Agrees to Purchase For-Profit College

by | August 17, 2020 In an effort to expand its online offerings, the University of Arizona (UA) has agreed to purch Read more

New Data Tracking System Highlights Race Disparities Among COVID-19-Related Deaths

by B. Denise Hawkins | July 1, 2020
By early March, SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus, had touched off a pandemic. Those studying the [...] Read more

Brigham Young U Under Fire for Comparing Latter-day Saints’ History to that of African Americans

by | June 24, 2020
Brigham Young University-Idaho is under fire after its Performing and Visual Arts Facebook acco [...] Read more

U of Alaska President Apologizes for Comments on Diversity

| June 17, 2020
University of Alaska president Jim Johnsen on Tuesday apologized for not acknowledging “my ow [...] Read more

University of California Endorses Measure to Restore Affirmative Action

| June 15, 2020
The University of California’s governing board on Monday unanimously approved restoring affir [...] Read more

Protestors Tear Down Controversial Pioneer Statues at U of Oregon

As protests against systemic racism continue around the country, activists on Saturday tore dow [...] Read more

Citing Impact on Diversity, Brown U Reverses Its Decision on Some Sports Teams

by | June 10, 2020
Brown University has reversed its decision to turn men’s varsity track, field and cross count [...] Read more

U of Maryland’s Dr. Jan Padios Encourages Students to Think Critically

by | May 12, 2020
Dr. Jan Padios — associate professor and director of graduate studies within the Department o [...] Read more

Stanford U Considers Holding Some Classes in Tents This Fall

| May 4, 2020
Stanford University is considering holding some classes in tents this fall because of the coron [...] Read more

Iowa State U Plans In-Person Fall Reopening With Sports Activities

| April 29, 2020
Iowa State University plans to reopen for fall 2020 with students and faculty on campus and col [...] Read more

Sierra College Plans For ‘Largely Online’ Fall Semester

| April 28, 2020
Sierra College, a California community college, said it “has made the difficult decision” t [...] Read more

First-Year Students at Edward Waters College to Receive Laptops

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Starting in the fall, first-year students at the historically Black Edward Waters College (EWC) [...] Read more

$6.2 Billion From CARES Act Made Available to Colleges and Universities

| April 21, 2020
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Tuesday made available $6.2 billion earmarked for institu [...] Read more

U of Arizona Projects $250 Million Loss, Will Implement Furloughs and Pay Cuts

| April 20, 2020
The University of Arizona is projecting a $250 million loss due to coronavirus-related shutdown [...] Read more

After 10 Days, Only $6 Million of $6 Billion in Emergency Grants Has Reached Campuses

Close to 11 days after its disbursal was announced, only $6 million of the $6.28 billion in cor [...] Read more
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