Will the pandemic stall the free college movement?

Dive Brief:  At least one state pared back its free college program and another warned students it may have to do the same because of pandemic-related budget challenges.  Oregon lawmakers cut funding for its promise program by $3.6 million in mid-August, leading to some students having their grants revoked. New York, meanwhile, may reduce its […]

How colleges are helping Latinx students cope with the pandemic

Jose Salazar doesn’t like to ask for help. An introvert, he finds just talking to people to be draining. But when Salazar lost his job waiting tables in mid-March for, as he tells it, not being “bubbly enough,” and his landlord told him he had to...

What’s Next: How will the pandemic change college football?

Editor’s note: In this column, we’re looking ahead at how the coronavirus pandemic could affect higher ed in the long term. Have an idea or question you’d like us to look into? Let us know. Read more of our coverage of how the coronavirus is...