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

jeu, 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

jeu, 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

jeu, 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

jeu, 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?

jeu, 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

mer, 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 ├ó┬Ç┬£pent-up demand├ó┬Ç┬Ø this fall. ACT Inc. followed suit.

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

mer, 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.

mer, 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

mer, 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 ÔÇö and Why Things Will Be Different This Time

mar, 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├ó┬Ç┬Ös ├ó┬Ç┬£going to be really very wrenching.├ó┬Ç┬Ø

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

mar, 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?

mar, 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?

mar, 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.

lun, 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

lun, 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

ven, 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.

ven, 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. HereÔÇÖs How Colleges Are Trying to Respond.

ven, 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

jeu, 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.