PHOENIX – Arizona’s three state universities will comply with a federal mandate for government contractors and require their employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, unless waived, announced Friday officials. The University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University requirement includes undergraduate and graduate students who are also employees of …

The Aspen Institute, a national leader in the student success program, postulates that community colleges play a critical role in workforce development. Their general mission is to provide academic programs and vocational training to prepare students for jobs or to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. In order to access and use community college training …

A few years ago, a Catholic preparatory school invited me to speak to its association of parents of pupils on the future of Catholic education. After describing how a truly Catholic education, emphasizing human and sacramental formation as well as intellectual competence, equipped young people to meet the challenges of a world that had gone …

The University of Portland has hosted thousands of students at its North Portland campus and has been successful in keeping COVID-19 cases relatively low, in part due to high vaccination rates. Hanin Najjar / OPB Portland’s Reed College has only reported four positive cases of COVID-19 since it began its fall semester in late August. …

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News Alabama community college credit enrollments rose more than 6% system-wide this fall, according to preliminary figures. Enrollment is now around 75,600 students taking courses that count toward degrees or certifications, up from 70,904 in fall 2020, according to data from the Alabama Community College System shared with Alabama Daily …

Amid a steady decline in COVID-19 cases, the government of Maharashtra has decided to reopen colleges and universities from October 20, as students, teachers and staff are all fully vaccinated. “All non-farm colleges, public universities, reputable universities, self-funded universities and affiliated colleges can start hosting physical classes from October 20. Both teaching and non-teaching staff …

Don Doucette, Chancellor of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC), will retire on July 1, 2022, at the end of his current employment contract, after 11 years of seniority, according to a press release on Wednesday. The EICC board plans to conduct a national search for its successor. “Doucette took college [EICC] to the next level …

Montana Democrats filed another complaint Tuesday to challenge Senate Bill 319 – a law banning political activities, such as voter registration campaigns and political organizing, on state college campuses. According to the complaint, law passed by Republicans removes “increased political power from Montana’s younger voters” who typically vote for Democratic candidates. In addition, the lawsuit …

Across the United States States, community college enrollments have been drastically reduced by the pandemic’s impact on prospective students. In fact, community college enrollments in the spring of 2021 fell 9.5% from year to year. That’s a loss of around 476,000 students, contributing to the largest overall drop in higher education enrollment in more than …

Loading A spokesperson for UNSW Sydney said she was “committed to a cautious and gradual return to campus”. “In our first phase, until December 1, staff and students have been urged to continue working and studying from home where they can,” she said. “We do, however, allow staff and students who cannot work or study …