The University of Notre Dame rated among the top 20 national universities in the annual college rankings, while Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology finished top of its class for the 22nd straight year.
Colleges won’t offer tuition refunds if learning moves online
Despite pressure from frustrated families, some schools don’t plan to refund room and board fees, either, even if students aren’t staying in dorms or eating in cafeterias.Read More
Pandemic puts retailers in college towns to stiff test
The worst part for the hundreds of Hoosier small-business owners whose livelihood is linked to universities is the uncertainty.Read More
Former IU athletic director Glass joining Indianapolis law firm
Fred Glass, 61, will become a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister, where he will operate a general business law practice, while also handling matters related to higher education, employment, government matters, sports, media and entertainment.Read More
Butler University makes last-second switch to online classes after more COVID cases
The school has decided to start its fall semester with students on campus but taking undergraduate classes online for two weeks, following an increase in coronavirus cases and evidence some students aren’t following safety guidelines.Read More
Weeks into the academic year, colleges are hosting raging clusters of infections. Experts say those virus cases could threaten surrounding communities.
Members of eight Greek houses and students living in two other houses off the Bloomington campus have been ordered to suspend in-person organizational activities, other than dining and housing for live-in members.
Since classes resumed Aug. 10, Notre Dame has recorded a steady increase in positive rates among students, mainly seniors living off-campus. As of noon Tuesday, 147 people had tested positive among the 927 tested since Aug. 3.
The University of Notre Dame has reported 58 confirmed cases since students returned to the South Bend campus in early August.
A university committee has been formed to review all things named after David Starr Jordan on IU’s Bloomington campus—Jordan Hall, Jordan River and Jordan Avenue, as well as several scholarships, fellowships and other awards.
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As 2020 graduates face an uncertain job market, delayed start dates and little sense of when offices can reopen, some are staying home longer than planned. Others are at home indefinitely.
The Indianapolis-based grant maker intends about 25% of the money to help organizations and initiatives in Indiana over three years. Half a million dollars already has been committed to the Central Indiana Racial Equity Fund.
Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the administration called off a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the pandemic.
The lawsuit challenges a recently announced directive saying international students cannot stay in the United States if they take all their classes online this fall.
Colleges across the U.S. were already expecting sharp decreases in international enrollment this fall, but losing all international students could be disastrous for some. Many depend on tuition revenue from international students, who typically pay higher tuition rates.
With cases of the novel coronavirus rising in the South and West, some governors hope that the threat of a canceled college football season will encourage their residents to follow public health guidelines.
Francis ponders the role of clergy in combatting systemic racism and calling for social justice, which she wrote about in the 2015 book “Ferguson and Faith: Sparking Leadership and Awakening Community.”
President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order Friday to direct the federal government to overhaul its hiring to prioritize a job applicant’s skills over a college degree, administration and industry officials say.
Wes Bolsen, the founding CEO of Denver-based LaderaTech, brought to market what experts are calling a revolutionary spray-on flame retardant that adheres to grass and plant life for remarkably long periods of time.
With students expected to return to most Indiana college campuses this fall, housing management firms are anticipating a boost to their bottom lines and a renewed interest in off-campus living.
A team of five recent IUPUI graduates and two faculty members were recently awarded $112,500 by the National Institutes of Standards and Technology for its software to help emergency providers, and the group has a shot at another $70,000.
Conference commissioners encouraged federal lawmakers to not wait for the NCAA process to play out before passing a national law that would set parameters for college athletes to be compensated for use of their names, images and likenesses.
IU makes tentative plans for in-person fall instruction, to offer virus testing to students, faculty
IU President Michael McRobbie outlined reopening plans in a note to the university community on Thursday. The note said the university could begin in-person instruction this fall “in some proportion,” but added the reopening would depend on the pandemic.