Harvard, MIT sue over Trump rule blocking foreign students from taking all online classes

Dive Brief: Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued immigration officials Wednesday over their new policy forbidding international students from remaining in the U.S. if all of their classes are online this fall.  The colleges allege the decision means to force institutions to resume in-person classes for the fall term, which some have […]

Another group of colleges looks to consortia to ease financial woes

When the University of Bridgeport’s attempt to merge with Marlboro College fell apart last year, it wasn’t clear whether the institution would seek out another deal.  Last week brought an answer. Three Connecticut colleges announced a plan to absorb...

Ed Dept drops $103M letter of credit for Ashford U spinoff

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Education has dropped a requirement that Ashford University post a letter of credit in order to continue receiving federal student aid after it separates from its owner, Zovio, according to an SEC filing Tuesday. The letter of credit...