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Category: Higher Education


Educational Stages, Higher Education

HBCUs experiencing better student compliance with pandemic restrictions than other institutions

September 24, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

University and college administrators are clearly having a tough time monitoring the daily activities of students during the pandemic, much less controlling their risky behaviors on weekends. This was evident in the parties and other gatherings widely documented on social […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges look for lower-risk ways for students to socialize

September 18, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

One hallmark of the fall semester so far has been the recurrent theme of college administrators pleading with students to stop partying — and threatening and imposing punishments on those who do — to try to tamp down the spread […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Financial sustainability in higher education: Challenges and solutions

September 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The higher-ed industry was experiencing an era of uncertainty and change, even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Background complexities of a changing educational landscape, enrollment fluctuations, and shifting funding resources, now combined with substantial uncertainties about the shape […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How universities are innovating to tackle higher education’s affordability crisis

August 27, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Higher education is facing an affordability crisis. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the majority of Americans believe that college is not affordable. The global pandemic has caused financial difficulties for even more students and their families, especially […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges Closing: University Outbreaks and Parental Angst

August 19, 2020

Via: NY Times

This is the Coronavirus Schools Briefing, a guide to the seismic changes in U.S. education during the pandemic. Sign up here to get the briefing by email. Today we’re looking at university outbreaks tied to parties, not classrooms. We also […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Community Colleges Seek More Parity in COVID Aid

August 18, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A coalition of community colleges, dubbed Rebuilding America’s Middle Class, has called on the U.S. Congress to reconsider how federal COVID-19 relief aid is distributed to postsecondary institutions. The current process is skewed against two-year colleges, which enroll relatively high […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Testing is the key to a successful fall reopening on campuses

August 10, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Hardly a day goes by without a story in the news media on the unsettled state of higher education this fall. The importance of opening our campuses is not in dispute. The question is: Can we do it safely? Colleges […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges say they’ll follow public health advice. What if they don’t?

August 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

It’s a common refrain among colleges in the age of COVID-19: they’re working closely with public health officials to help stem the coronavirus and preserve campus safety. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is no exception, where administrators […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How college athletic departments are coping with the pandemic

July 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Fall sport athletes often arrive early to campus, where they live and train together as they prepare for the season ahead. This year, however, that preseason training has come with outbreaks of the coronavirus within athletic departments on several campuses […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Few colleges are setting clear benchmarks for closing campuses

July 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The trickle has become a flood. Many colleges that initially intended to reopen their campuses have, in recent weeks, accepted the reality of a largely virtual fall. Some administrators are still holding out hope for a more traditional academic year, […]