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Chronicle of Higher Education: ‘I Was Horrified’: For Millions of Borrowers, the Coronavirus Stimulus Law Offers No Relief

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 15:22
Borrowers with commercially held federal student loans have options. But forcing them to make difficult decisions during a public-health crisis could put them at risk financially.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Coronavirus Complicates an Already Tricky Balancing Act for Adult Learners

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 11:26
The pandemic poses additional challenges to students juggling coursework with full-time jobs, child care, and elder care.

Chronicle of Higher Education: ‘Zoomed Out’: Why ‘Live’ Teaching Isn’t Always the Best

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 01:00
Now that it’s clear the move to emergency online teaching will last more than a couple of weeks, professors may have to readjust their plans.

Chronicle of Higher Education: In Closing Dorms, Colleges Hoped to Limit Coronavirus’s Spread. Did Spring-Breakers Thwart That Plan?

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 18:22
Some students went straight home. But others traveled to beaches and attended parties, potentially infecting others.

Chronicle of Higher Education: A French Scientist Says He Can Cure Covid-19. Other Researchers Have Their Doubts

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 15:31
Didier Raoult’s study is attracting attention from high-profile politicians and commentators, as well as criticism from some colleagues.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Coronavirus Has Choked Off Revenues for Private Colleges. How Much Cash Do They Have on Hand?

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 14:12
As tuition revenues dry up and summer auxiliary revenues evaporate, private colleges will need to rely on their savings and lines of credit to get by.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Coronavirus Delays Chinese College-Entrance Exam

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 12:19
China will delay the gaokao by a month because of the outbreak.

Chronicle of Higher Education: How the Coronavirus Is Prompting Higher-Ed Grantmakers to Change Course

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 01:00
The Chronicle spoke with leaders from six foundations who give $370 million annually to colleges and other higher-ed organizations. Here’s what they said they’re prioritizing.

Chronicle of Higher Education: As Liberty University Reports First Covid-19 Case, Students and Parents Grapple With Conflicting Information

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 17:38
President Jerry Falwell Jr. said it was safe to return to campus. Others called that view “reckless.” Students must decide what to believe.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Covid-19: The Crisis That Launched 1,000 Student Surveys

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:07
As college leaders fret about the pandemic’s impact on enrollments, a flurry of findings suggests what prospective students are thinking. But is this data useful?

Chronicle of Higher Education: 10 Tips to Support Students in a Stressful Shift to Online Learning

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:26
As professors become colleges’ primary or even sole point of contact for many students, the faculty role in meeting students’ emotional needs will matter more than ever.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Ritual, Rhythm, Community: Everything Higher Ed Does Best, the Coronavirus Attacks

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 11:00
The Covid-19 pandemic has closed campuses across the nation, upending the familiar signposts of residential college life.

Chronicle of Higher Education: As Covid-19 Erases Line Between Work and Home, Professors Learn to Teach Remotely While Watching Their Kids

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:52
Colleges’ move to emergency online instruction because of the coronavirus has coincided with school and day-care closures. Here’s what that looks like for instructors with children.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Colleges That Closed Dorms Amid Pandemic Are Refunding Students’ Money, Right? Not Everywhere

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:50
Petitions for housing and dining refunds are cropping up around the country, but there is no uniform approach for reimbursement.

Chronicle of Higher Education: U. of Rochester Will Pay $9.4 Million to Settle Long-Running Sexual-Harassment Battle

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 09:02
The settlement resolves a dispute with former faculty members and students, who alleged that the university had defamed and retaliated against them for complaining about a tenured professor’s conduc

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Chronicle of Higher Education: For Many Graduate Students, Covid-19 Pandemic Highlights Inequities

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 17:31
It’s disrupted their research and funding, muddied the job-market waters, and complicated questions about their status at their institution.

Chronicle of Higher Education: If the Coronavirus Collapses State Budgets, What Will Happen to Public Colleges?

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 17:08
The Great Recession showed how a crisis can fuel state disinvestment. “If past is prologue,” one university official said, “we have reason to be concerned.”

Chronicle of Higher Education: Transitions: Oglethorpe U. Names Next President; New Provost at Southern Utah U.

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 15:45
Nicholas Ladany will become president of Oglethorpe this summer. Southern Utah's new provost will take his post in May.

Chronicle of Higher Education: 5 Lessons From Campuses That Closed After Natural Disasters

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 09:00
Though the coronavirus pandemic is different, the strategies for responding are, in many cases, the same.

Chronicle of Higher Education: How to Help Struggling Students Succeed Online

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 08:00
Remote learning is tough on many students, but for disadvantaged students it can be even harder. Two experts offer advice on how to continue to support your students throughout the experience.

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