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Chronicle of Higher Education: The Next Casualty of the Coronavirus Crisis May Be the Academic Calendar

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 14:19
With so many variables in play, academic leaders are struggling to determine when to reopen their campuses and whether to move fall courses online.

Chronicle of Higher Education: TRACK II: Financial Challenges

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 13:07
Although it's a time of severe uncertainty, we can rely on trends and data to formulate a roadmap to help higher ed move forward.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: TRACK I: Faculty Resilience and the Coronavirus

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 12:28
In this track, join the conversation about how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the faculty.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: In Pandemic, Some Students Turn to Crowdfunding for Help

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 10:05
The funds allocate money with less red tape than colleges’ emergency funds.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Can You Teach a Small Seminar From a Distance?

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 01:00
An English professor describes her attempt to replicate a liberal-arts college seminar online — and shares her worries about the model’s future.  

Chronicle of Higher Education: Covid-19 Prompts College Board to Cancel June SAT and Prepare for At-Home Exam

Wed, 04/15/2020 - 16:34
The pandemic kept a million high-school juniors from taking the test this spring. On Wednesday the organization announced plans to meet “pent-up demand” this fall. ACT Inc. followed suit.

Chronicle of Higher Education: The Discipline That Is Transforming Higher Ed

Wed, 04/15/2020 - 16:30
The computer-science boom is straining colleges. But it could save some, too.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Financial-Aid Appeals Are Mysterious. This Tool Was Built to Simplify Them.

Wed, 04/15/2020 - 08:49
As Covid-19 shreds the economy, many students are asking colleges to adjust their aid awards. Can a new free service help them do that?

Chronicle of Higher Education: TRACK IV: Leadership

Wed, 04/15/2020 - 06:36
The Covid-19 pandemic has forced college leaders to make short-term judgment calls while weighing long-term ramifications. In this virtual roundtable, four college presidents discuss how they are na

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Chronicle of Higher Education: How Economic Collapse and a World War Transformed Higher Ed — and Why Things Will Be Different This Time

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 16:11
Academe responded to the twin shocks of the Great Depression and World War II. But when colleges come out of the coronavirus era, one historian says, it’s “going to be really very wrenching.”

Chronicle of Higher Education: Pandemic Presents Special Challenge to 2-Year College Built on a Cohort Model

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 14:54
Dougherty Family College, a new two-year division of Minnesota’s University of St. Thomas, was beginning to see positive outcomes among its enrollment of disadvantaged students.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: Covid-19 Is a Pivotal Moment for Struggling Students. Can Colleges Step Up?

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 14:00
Universities have made headway caring for and graduating students from low-income backgrounds. The new coronavirus makes the climb much steeper.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Will the Pandemic Usher in an Era of Mass Surveillance in Higher Education?

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 10:54
Online and medical monitoring pose threats, scholars say, but attention to privacy issues also sheds light on trends that were already well underway.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Low-Income Students Count on Finding Jobs. But the Pandemic Has Halted Their Job Training.

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 16:38
Barred from clinics and work sites because of Covid-19, aspiring nurses, teachers, and auto technicians can’t get enough on-the-job hours to graduate.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: How Has Grading Changed Since Coronavirus Forced Classes Online? Often, It Depends on the Professor

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 14:55
Unprecedented upheaval results in an array of approaches toward assessing students’ learning.

Chronicle of Higher Education: How a For-Profit Tycoon Turned His Colleges Into Nonprofits

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 12:59
Obama’s Education Department denied nonprofit recognition to Carl Barney’s former colleges. The Trump administration quietly allowed it in 2018 — a move that went unreported until now.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Colleges Euthanized Lab Animals to Protect Employees From Covid-19. Now They Face an Onslaught of Criticism.

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 11:21
Activists have long called for an end to animal testing. When the pandemic hit, their battle with scientists intensified.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Covid-19 Is Scrambling the Job Market for Recent Grads. Here’s How Colleges Are Trying to Respond.

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 11:02
The rapidly shifting landscape has meant profound changes for all of the participants in the college-to-career pipeline.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Faculty Members Fear Pandemic Will Weaken Their Ranks

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 14:46
As college leaders announce hiring freezes and raise the specter of layoffs, professors worry Covid-19 will be an excuse to undermine shared governance and expand the contingent work force.

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