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The lawsuit accuses the 16 schools of prioritizing the admission of children of wealthy donors, making waitlist decisions based on a potential student’s finances and family wealth, or deciding whether to admit applicants to specific programs depending on the finances of the student or the family. CHICAGO, Illinois – Notre Dame University and Georgetown University …

Amid the nation’s strongest wave of COVID-19 cases, some universities are requiring students to ditch cloth and surgical masks and wear the more protective KN-95 or N-95 masks. New Orleans LSU Health Sciences Center now requires students and faculty to wear KN-95 or N-95 masks inside campus buildings, college leaders announcement January 3, citing the …

RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) – This weekend is a comeback to the campuses of several universities in central North Carolina. North Carolina State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, St. Augustine University and Central North Carolina University will again be inundated with students this weekend. State of North Carolina requires negative COVID test for people living on campus, unvaccinated …

The schools are resuming their lessons. Next step: higher education. ¶ Before lecture theaters fill up again this month, colleges and universities are releasing new COVID-19 guidelines as students and staff return amid the nationwide surge of the omicron variant. ¶ Many students and staff will need to be tested for the virus before the …

Here is an overview of the position of Oregon public universities and some private schools in the state regarding recall requirements. PORTLAND, Oregon – Oregon’s seven public universities require COVID-19 vaccinations for students and staff on campus. Of those seven universities, Oregon and the state of Oregon have publicly announced a recall requirement. Some private …

Texas scored major victories with the latest rollout of the prestigious Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education Research University Rankings. Baylor University and the University of Texas at San Antonio have achieved what is known as Level 1 status, a designation that signals an elite academic reputation and “very high research activity.” Our state …

By BETHANY BLANKLEY THE PLACE DU CENTER CONTRIBUTOR COURTESY PHOTO Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (The Center Square) – When the Florida legislature meets in January, it will review a range of fundraising initiatives prioritized in Gov. Ron DeSantis’ FY2023 budget proposal. Much of it includes historic funding of $ 23.9 billion for education, of which …

Some students across the state will need a boost before returning to class. Central Michigan University has joined with other Michigan colleges in adding a COVID-19 booster to its vaccine needs next semester. The University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University all have a recall requirement. When CMU students and staff return …

The University of Oregon will host winter courses primarily in person, joining all other public universities in the state in a unified approach from day one of January 3. UO President Patrick Phillips made the announcement in a letter to the university community on Tuesday morning. He cited the high vaccination rate of students and …

Afghan Higher Education Minister Abdul Bqi Haqqani said on Sunday that the reason for the closure of universities was gender diversity and the economic crisis. The Taliban minister said they need to create separate classes for girls and hire additional lecturers who need more time and extra money, Khaama Press reported. Haqqani was visiting Pakistan …