What I Fear | Leadership in Higher Education

Here’s what I fear: no major progress on higher education reform for at least the next two years. During the 2020 campaign, President Biden proposed a compelling and comprehensive agenda to invest in and reform higher education. The most important pillars of the plan were debt relief for the “lost generation” of college students who … Read more

Closing the Great Digital Divide between Students and the University | Thursday, February 25 at 2:00 pm ET

Join this webcast to hear the first-hand experience from Student Affairs and IT panelists working together to bridge the digital divide between campus leadership and students. Section:  Advertiser Webinars Ad zone:  Booklet Image:  Registration Link:  Registration Link Event's date:  Thursday, February 25, 2021 – 2:00pm Insider only:  Source

Events | Inside Higher Ed | Insider-Only Webcast | Overcoming Faculty Pandemic Burnout

Insider-Only Webcast | Overcoming Faculty Pandemic Burnout | Friday, February 26 at 2:00 pm ET February 9, 2021 – 1:23pm Professors say faculty burnout is a real threat. This year, in particular, institutions need to act before it’s too late. In this exclusive webcast on Friday, February 26th at 2:00 pm ET, Insiders will join Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Faculty Affairs … Read more

For Some Private Colleges, Larger Numbers of International Students May Have Led to In-Person Instruction

Private nonprofit colleges with larger shares of international students were more likely to shift their fall reopening plans to offer in-person instruction, according to a new working paper based on data collected by the College Crisis Initiative at Davidson College. While earlier research has looked at other factors, such as state politics, that may have … Read more

COVID-19 Aid Proposal Would Bring Democratic Policy Changes

The chairman of the House Education Committee, Representative Bobby Scott, proposed another $40 billion in coronavirus aid for colleges and universities, a slight increase from the $35 billion President Biden had proposed, but still less than half of what institutions had requested from Congress. The proposal will likely be approved by the committee’s Democratic majority today and … Read more

Colleges Could Lose $183 Billion During Pandemic

U.S. colleges and universities stand to lose a collective $183 billion as a result of the pandemic, according to an analysis by Paul Friga, a public higher education consultant for the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges and a clinical associate professor of strategy at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. Friga … Read more