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Two years ago, schools started giving scholarship athletes modest stipends to meet the rest of their expenses. These stipends are not paychecks, but some schools don't offer them for philosophical reasons.

Facing dwindling enrollment, Wheelock College has agreed to merge with Boston University. The two schools will become one beginning June of next year.

After months of debate, the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester announced it is keeping its mascot, the Crusader. The small Catholic college has reaffirmed that students, athletes and alumni will continue to be known as Crusaders who fight for social justice.

On the campaign trail and now in the White House, President Donald Trump has talked tough on trade, specifically when it comes to China. His heated rhetoric has resonated with Trump's supporters, but it's making American colleges and universities anxious.

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is moving forward with her plan to shield student loan debt collectors from state investigations, saying they undermine federal authority.

New survey also found 51 percent of chief executives believe the 2016 election exposed disconnect between colleges and universities and much of American society.

For the first time in its 147-year history, Wellesley College is opening its gates to women who've publicly come out as transgender. And for one student, it’s been a long process to get there.

More and more American colleges and universities depend on foreign students to make sure their costs are low. But those students are increasingly going to other countries to study and the current political attitude towards immigrants is partly to blame.

The student loan debt of public college graduates in Massachusetts is rising faster than in nearly all other states, according to a new report out this week.

A New Hampshire university is pledging to provide $20 million in scholarships to hundreds of students who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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