As Thanksgiving break nears, colleges prepare to cut students loose

Dive Brief: Colleges across the country are preparing to send students home for Thanksgiving break, but their plans are inconsistent, public health experts say. Many colleges will end in-person instruction before the holiday, though others intend to welcome students back to finish the term and are beginning to set expectations around coming and going from […]

What does Biden’s anticipated win mean for colleges?

Dive Brief: Joe Biden is the anticipated winner of the presidential election, according to forecasts by several news organizations and polling groups. His victory is not official until the Electoral College vote in December. Biden, who was vice president under the...

Will federal relief for colleges come before more budget cuts do?

The last, best chance for colleges and universities to avoid making deep cuts to programs and staff seems to be slipping away. Congress is not expected to agree on another relief bill until after election results are confirmed, at the earliest. Higher education...