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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 Forms, Informal learning

Students, faculty weigh in on online learning experiences

September 3, 2020

Via: eCampus News

A majority of students and faculty say they believe the COVID-19 pandemic will radically and permanently transform higher education, according to a new survey about online learning experiences during the pandemic. Eighty-three percent of students believe their higher-ed experiences will […]


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 […]


Education Tech

Meeting the challenges of supercomputing in higher ed

August 21, 2020

Via: eCampus News

In 1964, the Control Data Corporation delivered a mainframe computer, the CDC 6600, to the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory in California for high energy nuclear physics research. The CDC 6600 was the world’s fastest computer at the time, firing the metaphorical […]


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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

More colleges consider across-the-board cuts, survey finds

August 3, 2020

Via: Education Dive

At least 224 colleges have laid off or furloughed employees or didn’t renew worker contracts, according to a review by The Chronicle of Higher Education. More than 50,000 employees have been impacted. In May, Wellesley College, a liberal arts school […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Contracts, masks and apps: Colleges set new rules for campus life

July 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As the number of coronavirus cases surges across the U.S., skepticism is mounting over colleges’ ability to resume campus activity in the fall. Still, as of mid-July, around 55% of colleges were aiming for an in-person fall semester while another […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Most college students would return to campus if allowed, poll finds

July 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Colleges are still deciding whether to restart face-to-face classes this fall. More than half of some 1,200 institutions The Chronicle of Higher Education is tracking are planning for in-person instruction, but that share has slowly shrunk in the past few […]