News

Student and employee mental health is campus leaders' top short-term concern, while financial viability and enrollment are their biggest long-term worries, survey finds.
Ph.D. students defending their dissertations must do so remotely right now. Could videoconference defenses become the new normal?
Experts respond to reader-generated questions about fundraising during the crisis and how to manage human resources as colleges shift to online instruction.
Stimulus bill would create a tax break for employer-paid student loan benefits. Will this benefit help workers who need it most?
Consumer groups are questioning why some student loan borrowers will not get help from the stimulus package about to be passed by Congress.
Borders are erected and flights are canceled.
Everything you need to know about higher ed and the coronavirus for Friday and the weekend in one easy-to-read package.
LIVE UPDATES: How higher education is reacting to the new coronavirus pandemic.
In response to COVID-19, leading institutions like Mizzou and UConn explored (many even have tried) hosting virtual events for admitted and prospective students using a variety of platforms, quickly learning that it takes a combined approach of software and strategy.

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Kim Mix, a professor of biological sciences, describes the challenges of educating students about the coronavirus when the imbalance between rapid-fire news and vetted scientific information has created a dangerous infodemic.
Scott McLemee reviews John Kaag's Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How William James Can Save Your Life.

Career Advice

The pandemic has deepened the divide between the faculty and administration on most campuses, but if ever there were a time to give one another the benefit of the doubt, it is now, write Carolyn Dever and George Justice.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean

March 27, 2020
Zoom, the word of the year and channeling Wednesday Addams.

GradHacker

March 26, 2020
A digital humanist’s reflections on doing distance.

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

March 26, 2020
How to turn your in-person events virtual on a dime.

Just Visiting

March 25, 2020
Subtitle: Imagining together how to innovate and survive the higher ed landscape after coronavirus.

University of Venus

March 25, 2020
Reducing student anxiety in your suddenly online class.
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