A Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA) funded diversity program has expanded to 10 additional Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) after its initial launch last year, according to a Sept. 21 press release from CYBER.ORG.

After multiple years of disrupted learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report from EDUCAUSE found that higher education students are looking for their colleges and universities to “rebalance” when it comes to technology in the classroom and distance learning.

Whitworth University, a private university in Country Homes, Wash., announced it was hit by a cyberattack, but expects to have 95 percent of its system restored by August 31.

McKinsey & Company has released a research report that showcases how technology has been shaping the higher educational field, revealing students and faculty are eager to continue using classroom learning technologies adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic, but institutions could do more to support the shift.

GDIT has won a $121.8 million contract from the Department of Education (DoE) to modernize the agency’s Federal Student Aid (FSA) processing system, allowing students to more efficiently receive Federal aid for higher education.

The IT workforce at higher education institutions decreased in size during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from Educause, a nonprofit aimed at improving higher education through IT.

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