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.
Student housing firms see upside to uncertainty over colleges’ return
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.Read More
Top conferences ask Congress for athlete compensation law
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.Read More
NCAA board supports name, image, likeness compensation
The Indianapolis-based NCAA is moving forward with a plan to allow college athletes to earn money for endorsements and a host of other activities involving personal appearances and social media.Read More
Purdue student files lawsuit against university over its pandemic response
The complaint is one of several that New York-based law firm Milberg Phillips Grossman LLP has filed on behalf of college students across the country who are now receiving a much different college experience than they expected. The suit is seeking class-action status.Read More
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.
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.
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.
University of Notre Dame officials announced Monday the school’s campus will reopen to students on Aug. 10, with social distancing, a mask requirement, testing and contact tracing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The federal lawsuit accuses the organization of failing to address gender-based violence by male athletes against female students at colleges and universities.
The Hall of Fame coach retired Wednesday with a resume that includes two national championships in 33 seasons at the school.
While students and faculty at Indiana universities and colleges are focused on completing the current academic year online, school leaders are already assessing what impact COVID-19 will have on the fall semester.
Purdue President Mitch Daniels told trustees Thursday that he’s also limiting repairs and purchases and putting a freeze on new hires.
The NCAA Division I Council is scheduled to vote Monday on whether to allow another year of eligibility for spring sport athletes such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players, who had their seasons wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic.
Lori White will be the first woman and the first person of color to serve as president of the 183-year-old school. When she begins her job in July, White will be the only black woman leading a university in Indiana and one of just a few in the nation doing so, the school said.
Franklin College on Monday named Kerry Prather as president. Prather was appointed acting president effective Jan. 14 after the school fired President Thomas Minar, who faces three criminal charges related to child solicitation.
If adopted, new criteria would go into effect for the 2020-21 academic year and be a boon for Division I athletes in high-profile sports such as football and basketball.
Purdue University’s tuition freeze will continue for a ninth year, Mitch Daniels told alumni this weekend.
Most U.S. universities made money on their financial investments last year, but their returns were tempered by a global economic slowdown fueled by America’s trade war with China, according to an annual survey of school finance chiefs.