Unlike the Great Recession, which knocked even wealthy colleges off their footing, the pandemic is only accelerating a great separation in higher ed. The rich got richer over the last 18 months. For some colleges, it will be very difficult to play catch-up.
The college graduating class of 2024 is poised to have smaller numbers of students going forward until commencement and people who struggle to keep up after a year of remote learning.
If you’re into non-fiction, have kids in the college search or going off to college, or work in and around campuses, this is the month for books about higher ed.
As college officials begin planning for the return to some normalcy on campuses this fall, they’re worried about how students will handle the re-entry to college life.
In a suddenly hot job market, employers determined to lure new employees and keep existing ones are turning to new incentives, including education.
Learning is episodic rather than the always-on model of streaming entertainment. Is that the best model for the post-pandemic economy?
Higher ed has been through demographic droughts before, but rising immigration, higher college-going rates among high school graduates, and more students from overseas have filled in the gaps. Now all three spigots have slowed.
Helping this generation discover "belonging" on campus after the pandemic is a critical component to restoring higher ed's value proposition.
Why universities that accept only a small percentage of applicants should expand their undergraduate enrollment.
There’s no doubt the pandemic is a watershed moment in the history of higher ed. It might be some time before we understand the full impact.