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Chronicle of Higher Education: ‘Don’t Worry About the Class’: How One Professor Responded to a Student With Covid-19 Symptoms

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 13:49
After an information-sciences instructor heard from a student who’s fallen ill, she took to Twitter, urging colleagues to handle such cases with compassion.

Chronicle of Higher Education: How Much Coronavirus Stimulus Money Will Your College Get? Take a Look

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 11:29
The Education Department has released new information about how most of the direct funding to colleges would be divvied up. Locate your college in this sortable table.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Canceled and Altered Summer Programs Will Cost Colleges Hundreds of Millions

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 09:47
Some are making quick pivots to online. But for many, this will be a lost season.

Chronicle of Higher Education: How to Reconnect With Students and Strengthen Your Remote Course

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 08:00
Students now are distracted, anxious, and sometimes disengaged. Two experts on teaching people with learning differences offer advice on how to rebuild connections.

Chronicle of Higher Education: The Decision

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 21:00
As the coronavirus outbreak spread across the United States, college leaders faced a choice that would have been unthinkable weeks before.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: 4 Colleges, 2 Weeks, One Choice: How Covid-19 Scattered U.S. Higher Education

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 15:57
As the pandemic spread, campus presidents came to grips with a reality that had once been unthinkable — and helped pave the way for the rest of the country to follow suit.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Transitions: Olin College of Engineering Names Next President; New Provost Selected at Hanover College

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 15:00
Gilda Barabino will succeed the founding president of Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. 

Chronicle of Higher Education: Why New Research Calls Some Flagships ‘Land-Grab Universities’

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 12:40
Robert Lee spent years uncovering how America built its system of public higher education through the seizure of indigenous lands. He says his newly published research is just the tip of the iceberg.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Why Some Researchers Are Calling Flagships ‘Land-Grab Universities’

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 12:40
Robert Lee spent years uncovering how America built its system of public higher education through the seizure of indigenous lands. He says his newly published research is just the tip of the iceberg.

Chronicle of Higher Education: The Pandemic Is Already Hitting Sectors Unevenly, Never Mind the Hitches in Federal Relief

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 05:00
Everyone’s worried about financial implications, but some college officials are trying to shore up enrollment while others are staring down an existential threat.

Chronicle of Higher Education: ‘On a Desert Island With Your Students’: Professors Compare Notes on Teaching Remotely in a Pandemic

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 15:13
Instructors shared the particular challenges they’re facing this semester — and their approach to meeting them — during a recent virtual discussion.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Virtual Bingo and Minecraft Graduation: During the Pandemic, College Students Recreate Campus Life at Home

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 14:52
Young adults are back in their childhood bedrooms, missing out on the social aspects of spring semester. That hasn’t stopped them from trying to preserve beloved traditions.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Disabled Students Already Faced Learning Barriers. Then Coronavirus Forced an Abrupt Shift to Online Classes.

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 11:51
As professors struggle to adapt to a whole new arena of teaching, advocates for the disabled have suggestions on how to make coursework accessible for all.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Campus Zero

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 08:49
Before the coronavirus shuttered universities nationwide, it turned Seattle’s college leaders into early responders. Their decisions shaped a nation’s reaction.

Chronicle of Higher Education: When Covid-19 Makes Campus Visits Impossible, How Are Colleges Hiring?

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 15:37
As administrators weigh the unknowns of the pandemic, hiring managers get creative with podcasts and virtual tours.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Students Without Laptops, Instructors Without Internet: How Struggling Colleges Move Online During Covid-19

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 15:00
For teaching experts in some of the nation’s poorest communities, the pandemic has meant 18-hour days and worries about the economic and emotional health of their instructors and students.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Fairness in the Age of Betsy DeVos

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 15:44
The education secretary says taxpayers shouldn’t be on the hook for students who are trying to game loan forgiveness. But what about the students who play by the rules?

Chronicle of Higher Education: Medical Students Were Sidelined by Coronavirus. Now They’re Volunteering to Battle the Pandemic.

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:51
The Covid-19 Student Service Corps mobilized more than 800 volunteers to handle phone lines, teach classes, and help researchers.

Chronicle of Higher Education: During Covid-19, One College’s Virtual Chat Offers Hope for the Fall

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 16:30
An admissions officer braced for tough questions about college in the pandemic. But the Class of 2024 wanted to talk about other things.

Chronicle of Higher Education: How Are Colleges Contributing to the ‘War Effort’ Against the Coronavirus?

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 15:25
Medical masks, ventilator designs, food pantries. Even as the pandemic has closed campuses, it has renewed many faculty and staff members’ sense of purpose about their role in the community.

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