The academic calendar has long been a barrier to change in higher ed. Will the pandemic open up more flexibility?
There’s no going back to the old normal in higher ed when the pandemic is over. The question is how to reimagine residential education in a tech-enabled world.
The pandemic has dramatically changed the job outlook for new college graduates. That's placing more emphasis on skills.
Three things Jeff's watching: the student experience, the value of the classroom, and navigating ambiguity.
Students aren’t the only ones going into debt to pay for college. So, too, are parents.
The colleges most likely to return to standardized testing after this is over? The most selective campuses plus big publics with lots of applicants.
What are the similarities between forecasting an election in a pandemic with so much early voting and forecasting the incoming class of a college next fall?
The pivot to remote education has diminished the uniqueness of a residential campus model. Colleges will need to step away from the herd.
On many campuses, the loss of so many first-time students this fall will mean a smaller sophomore class next fall. As a result, many colleges will look to make up that shortfall with a larger-than-usual freshman class next year.
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