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UA acquires for-profit Ashford University, launches new online 'campus'

The new UA Global Campus will start off with over 35,000 students.

UA deal to purchase for-profit Ashford University approved by accreditor

The new entity, dubbed University of Arizona Global Campus, would be independent of the UA.

UA School of Journalism starting diversity scholarship

A fundraiser forum discussed how minority journalists covered 2020 social justice movements.

Eller faculty warned UA purchase of for-profit university would be ‘catastrophic’

A faculty review of Ashford's assets called the acquisition a "lemon."

Arizona universities preparing to reopen amid pandemic

The chair of the Board of Regents says all campuses are prepared to respond if new outbreaks happen.

PCC chancellor 'cautiously optimistic' as pandemic forces major pivot

A conversation with Chancellor Lee Lambert about how the college is faring and what the pandemic could mean for its future.

UA Pres. Robbins says economic impact of pandemic 'is dire'

The university anticipates a shortfall of at least $250 million, largely due to tuition losses.

UA president proposes furloughs, pay cuts for 16,000 employees

Robbins says he and senior vice presidents have already taken pay cuts.

Sonora asks medical students to join coronavirus fight

The mayor of Hermosillo, the state capital, is considering a 12-hour curfew in the city.

Universities implement travel restrictions, self-quarantines amid spread of COVID-19

Some schools are restricting nonessential campus-related travel and requiring students who have traveled to self-quarantine.

UA library construction project reaches milestone

Renovation of the main library almost complete, new construction continues.

University of Arizona cancels Chinese New Year event

The festival was canceled over fears of the new coronavirus outbreak in China.

Enrollment continues to rise at Arizona's Public Universities

The growth is strongest in online program enrollment

How Arizona's universities rank in R & D spending

The state's public schools rank high in space, social science and geoscience research spending.

State board to consider banning sale of vaping products at universities

Regent says it's the board's responsibility in the wake of vaping-related illnesses and deaths in the U.S.

Number of international students down at Arizona universities

International students pay about three times as much tuition as in-state students at Arizona's three state universities.

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