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Chronicle of Higher Education: Donate Personal Protective Equipment

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 16:00
Students and faculty and staff members have headed to every corner of their campuses to collect unused personal protective equipment.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Colleges Have Been Waiting for Guidance on How They Can Send Stimulus Money to Students. Here It Is.

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 15:47
Guidance from the Department of Education excludes undocumented students and international students from receiving emergency payments.

Chronicle of Higher Education: 2 Campuses Give Early Answers to Higher Ed’s Biggest Question: What Happens This Fall?

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 15:13
Colleges largely have been mum about what to expect in August. Purdue and Cal State at Fullerton came out with early answers — and they disagree.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Here Are the Covid-19 Legal Risks You Need to Know About Now

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 10:19
With lives and billions of dollars at stake, it pays to read the fine print.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Colleges Mobilize to Combat the Coronavirus Crisis

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 04:00
To explore how colleges are contributing to the “war effort” to contain and fight the coronavirus — and mitigate its social and financial effects — The Chronicle collected examples from around

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Chronicle of Higher Education: Produce Ventilator Designs and Parts

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 04:00
In response to the national shortage of ventilators, universities are collaborating on new designs.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Support Small Businesses With Relief Funding or Rent Abatement

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 04:00
Colleges are offering financial relief for hard-hit small businesses.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Redeploy Journalism Students to Support Local News

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 04:00
A journalism class at the University of Missouri has switched gears to find information to serve local readers.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Create Web-Trackers to Pinpoint Community Resources

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 04:00
Maps offer real-time information about business closures and testing.

Chronicle of Higher Education: 43% of College Fund Raisers Don’t Expect to Meet Goals

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 09:22
Just 22 percent think they will achieve those targets, according to a new survey of 415 advancement professionals at 48 higher-education institutions.

Chronicle of Higher Education: A Side Effect of the Covid-19 Pandemic? Reading Got a Lot Harder.

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 09:13
That’s made professors more empathetic to what their students are going through.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Major Cost-Cutting Begins in Response to Covid-19, With Faculty and Staff Furloughs and Pay Cuts

Sat, 04/18/2020 - 10:50
The long-term economic impact of the pandemic is uncertain. But colleges are taking steps now to offset deep revenue losses.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Major Cost-Cutting to Respond to Covid-19 Begins, With Faculty and Staff Furloughs, Pay Cuts

Sat, 04/18/2020 - 10:50
The long-term economic impacts of the pandemic are uncertain. But colleges are taking steps now to offset deep revenue losses.

Chronicle of Higher Education: This Harvard Epidemiologist Is Very Popular on Twitter. But Does He Know What He's Talking About?

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 19:07
Eric Feigl-Ding has been making the rounds on TV as a coronavirus expert. Some of his colleagues think he’s unqualified.

Chronicle of Higher Education: ‘A Very Small World’: How Data on Student Enrollment Could Help Colleges Stop Coronavirus’s Spread

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 16:48
Researchers are analyzing the courses students take in order to understand how Covid-19 could spread on campus.

Chronicle of Higher Education: 'A Very Small World': How Data on Student Enrollment Could Help Colleges Stop Coronavirus's Spread

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 16:48
Researchers are analyzing the courses students take in order to understand how Covid-19 could spread on campus.

Chronicle of Higher Education: How College Leaders Are Planning for the Fall

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 13:26
Their pivot online salvaged the spring semester. Now they must ready for a near future defined by unknowns.

Chronicle of Higher Education: TRACK III: College Admissions

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 06:47
Join a panel of experts to discuss what happens to admissions, recruitment, and enrollment now that the coronavirus has upended higher education, families, and students.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: How Colleges That Serve More Part-Timers Ended Up With Less Coronavirus-Relief Aid

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 16:15
Congress calculated disbursements based on only full-time students. Community-college leaders say that leaves them without enough money to help students stay afloat.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Colleges Are Handing Out Billions in Coronavirus Stimulus Funding to Students. Can They Do It Fairly?

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 14:48
Institutions seem to be relying on one of two methods to distribute the emergency student aid. Both have their detractors.

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