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Matt Zalaznick
Protecting universities' core academic and research missions is the top priority of university presidents preparing to reopen in fall 2020. Read more>>

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Every day delivers new challenges. E&I can connect you to information and services that will help you respond to the crisis and prepare for your students’ return. Read more>>

Chris Burt
Though sedentary behavior and screen time raise cause for concern, especially during the coronavirus pandemic, experts agree that setting too many boundaries for students can lead to negative outcomes. Read more>>

Chris Burt
This weekend's Tech 4 Covid online event, hosted in partnership with charity Cxmmunity, features a huge list of celebrities who will be streaming and offering educational guidance in hopes of raising $10 million. Read more>>

Chris Burt
As more colleges and universities continue to be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, higher education solution providers have stepped up by rolling out free resources, services and teaching materials. Updated on September 13. Read more>>

Jonathan Krasno, UB guest columnist
Congress should establish a fund to reimburse colleges and universities directly for the refunds they issue to students due to COVID-19, says UB guest columnist Jonathan Krasno, a professor from Binghamton University State University of New York. Read more>>

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WGBH.org
It took Sophia Serratore a while to decide where to go to college in the fall. For the past few months, she's made lists of pros and cons over and over, and it’s been the near constant topic of dinner-table conversations with her parents. Read more>>

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Transact Campus
Watch this recent web seminar to learn from a panel of campus leaders about how they are using mobile ordering for campus dining to serve students and faculty, while maintaining social distancing, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch now>>

WBEZ.org
Some of the options being considered include small class sizes, single dorm rooms and all-online classes. Read more>>

KAIT8.com
An area college has issued a partial refund to students for room and board after the school shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more>>

Sun Journal
Guidance departments in Lewiston and Auburn said that while virtual technology, such as the Zoom application and email, has allowed counselors to stay in touch with juniors and seniors preparing for applying to college, the technology also has its limitations. Read more>>

AP via KATV.com
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed free college for health care workers and others involved in the coronavirus fight, likening their service during the pandemic to soldiers who got a free education after returning home from World War II. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

Fortune
Ten years ago Dan Rosensweig made a bet on higher education and the internet. Read more>>

Quartz
University campuses are typically busy, beautiful places this time of year. Carefully manicured quads are primed for students to take a break from their studying and lie sprawled in the sunshine. Read more>>

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Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services 
Chartwells Higher Education to adapt to changing needs on campus due to COVID-19. Read more>>

McGraw-Hill
McGraw-Hill announced the launch of Virtual Labs, a new online lab solution for college science courses in Anatomy and Physiology, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Majors and Non-Majors Biology, Microbiology and Environmental Science. Read more>>

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VTDigger.org
The president of Castleton University submitted her resignation, becoming the second top administrator in the Vermont State Colleges to announce her departure during an extraordinarily turbulent month for the system. Read more>>

The Day
The Mitchell College board of trustees has named Tracy Espy, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Pfeiffer University in North Carolina, as its next president. Read more>>