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The Chronicle of Higher Education

More States Are Looking at Consolidating Their Public Colleges. Does It Work?

More States Are Looking at Consolidating Their Public Colleges. Doe...

July 31, 2020

A longtime higher-education buzzword is gathering new buzz: consolidation. It’s not hard to see the appeal, in the current moment, of combining institutions. Faltering enrollment, shrinking numbers of high-school graduates in the forecast, and feeble state support have compelled public systems — many of them overbuilt for their states’ populations — to explore more, and more ambitious, consolidations. Covid-19 is likely to make those forces even stronger.
A longtime higher-education buzzword is gathering new buzz: consolidation. It’s not hard to see the appeal, in the current moment, of combining institutions. Faltering enrollment, shrinking numbers of high-school graduates in the forecast, and feeble state support have compelled public systems — many of them overbuilt for their states’ populations — to explore more, and more ambitious, consolidations. Covid-19 is likely to make those forces even stronger.

July 31, 2020

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Round-Up: Coronavirus Crisis - July 31, 2020

Round-Up: Coronavirus Crisis - July 31, 2020

July 31, 2020

Today’s top stories regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and higher education. Also, see NAICU's Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources webpage.
 
Tide Turns on Fall Reopenings
Inside Higher Ed (July 31, 2020)
 
Looking for the Remote
Inside Higher Ed (July 31, 2020)
 
Colleges Lease Hotel Rooms for Students
Inside Higher Ed (July 31, 2020)
 
‘It Will Be Painful for Colleges and Also Painful for Students’: Plans to Bring Back Students Get Derailed by COVID-19
MarketWatch (July 31, 2020)
 
Few Colleges Are Setting Clear Benchmarks for Closing Campuses
EducationDive.com (July 31, 2020)
 
What Work-Study Looks Like During the Coronavirus
US News & World Report (July 31, 2020)
 
Survey: HBCU Students Struggling During Pandemic
Inside Higher Ed (July 31, 2020)
 
Given 'Staggering Costs and Revenue Losses,' New York Colleges Fight Potential Cuts to Aid
Business Journals, Albany, NY (July 31, 2020)
 
Here's What NJ Colleges Have Planned for Reopening Campuses
NorthJersey.com, Hackensack, NJ (July 31, 2020)
 
University of Puget Sound Announces Remote Learning, Reduction in Tuition
News Tribune, Tacoma, WA (July 31, 2020)
 
College Details Its Plan for the Return of Students
Addeson County Independent, Middlebury, VT (July 31, 2020)
 
SAU Reduces Tuition for Students by 15%
CBS17.com, Raleigh, NC (July 31, 2020)
 
Today’s top stories regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and higher education. Also, see NAICU's Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources webpage.
 
Tide Turns on Fall Reopenings
Inside Higher Ed (July 31, 2020)
 
Looking for the Remote
Inside Higher Ed (July 31, 2020)
 
Colleges Lease Hotel Rooms for Students
Inside Higher Ed (July 31, 2020)
 
‘It Will Be Painful for Colleges and Also Painful for Students’: Plans to Bring Back Students Get Derailed by COVID-19
MarketWatch (July 31, 2020)
 
Few Colleges Are Setting Clear Benchmarks for Closing Campuses
EducationDive.com (July 31, 2020)
 
What Work-Study Looks Like During the Coronavirus
US News & World Report (July 31, 2020)
 
Survey: HBCU Students Struggling During Pandemic
Inside Higher Ed (July 31, 2020)
 
Given 'Staggering Costs and Revenue Losses,' New York Colleges Fight Potential Cuts to Aid
Business Journals, Albany, NY (July 31, 2020)
 
Here's What NJ Colleges Have Planned for Reopening Campuses
NorthJersey.com, Hackensack, NJ (July 31, 2020)
 
University of Puget Sound Announces Remote Learning, Reduction in Tuition
News Tribune, Tacoma, WA (July 31, 2020)
 
College Details Its Plan for the Return of Students
Addeson County Independent, Middlebury, VT (July 31, 2020)
 
SAU Reduces Tuition for Students by 15%
CBS17.com, Raleigh, NC (July 31, 2020)
 

July 31, 2020

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Round-Up: Coronavirus Crisis - July 30, 2020

Round-Up: Coronavirus Crisis - July 30, 2020

July 30, 2020

Today’s top stories regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and higher education. Also, see NAICU's Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources webpage.
 
Pandemic Workplace Protections Divide Congress
Inside Higher Ed (July 30, 2020
 
College Groups Urge Extending Relief for Borrowers
Inside Higher Ed (July 30, 2020)
 
'The Virus Beat Us': Colleges Are Increasingly Going Online for Fall 2020 Semester as COVID-19 Cases Rise
USA Today (July 30, 2020)
 
Here’s Our New List of Colleges’ Reopening Plans
The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 30, 2020)
 
With Students Set to Return, Colleges Scramble to Provide Free COVID Tests
WGBH.com Boston (July 30, 2020)
 
Judge Rejects Citizenship Restriction on CARES Funding
Inside Higher Ed (July 30, 2020)
 
COVID-19 and Online Education Decisions
Inside Higher Ed (July 30, 2020)
 
Why the Move to Online Instruction Won’t Reduce College Costs - Report
Brookings Institution (July 30, 2020)
 
Tuition Reductions Take Off as Coronavirus Shapes Colleges' Fall Plans
EducationDive.com (July 30, 2020)
 
The New College Drop-Off
The New York Times (July 30, 2020)
 
The Edge: Lessons From the Remote Spring and Summer Can Improve the Academic Year to Come.
The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 30, 2020)
 
Higher Education Faces Tough Decisions
New Castle News, New Castle, PA (July 30, 2020)
 
Georgetown University Reverses Plans, Will Start Fall Semester Online
The Washington Post (July 30, 2020)
 
American University Goes Online-Only for Fall Semester, Plans to Discount Tuition Cost and Cancel Student Housing
WUSA9, Washington, DC (July 30, 2020)
 
Bates Group Pressures College to Change Its Plan to Bring All Students Back to Campus
Sun Journal, Portland, ME (July 30, 2020)
 
Kentucky Colleges Adapt to Changing Times, Pandemic - Opinion
The Inquirer, Cincinnati, OH (July 30, 2020)
 
Is College Worth It? Not Unless Higher Education Disrupts Itself. – Opinion
Forbes.com (July 30, 2020)
 
Today’s top stories regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and higher education. Also, see NAICU's Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources webpage.
 
Pandemic Workplace Protections Divide Congress
Inside Higher Ed (July 30, 2020
 
College Groups Urge Extending Relief for Borrowers
Inside Higher Ed (July 30, 2020)
 
'The Virus Beat Us': Colleges Are Increasingly Going Online for Fall 2020 Semester as COVID-19 Cases Rise
USA Today (July 30, 2020)
 
Here’s Our New List of Colleges’ Reopening Plans
The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 30, 2020)
 
With Students Set to Return, Colleges Scramble to Provide Free COVID Tests
WGBH.com Boston (July 30, 2020)
 
Judge Rejects Citizenship Restriction on CARES Funding
Inside Higher Ed (July 30, 2020)
 
COVID-19 and Online Education Decisions
Inside Higher Ed (July 30, 2020)
 
Why the Move to Online Instruction Won’t Reduce College Costs - Report
Brookings Institution (July 30, 2020)
 
Tuition Reductions Take Off as Coronavirus Shapes Colleges' Fall Plans
EducationDive.com (July 30, 2020)
 
The New College Drop-Off
The New York Times (July 30, 2020)
 
The Edge: Lessons From the Remote Spring and Summer Can Improve the Academic Year to Come.
The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 30, 2020)
 
Higher Education Faces Tough Decisions
New Castle News, New Castle, PA (July 30, 2020)
 
Georgetown University Reverses Plans, Will Start Fall Semester Online
The Washington Post (July 30, 2020)
 
American University Goes Online-Only for Fall Semester, Plans to Discount Tuition Cost and Cancel Student Housing
WUSA9, Washington, DC (July 30, 2020)
 
Bates Group Pressures College to Change Its Plan to Bring All Students Back to Campus
Sun Journal, Portland, ME (July 30, 2020)
 
Kentucky Colleges Adapt to Changing Times, Pandemic - Opinion
The Inquirer, Cincinnati, OH (July 30, 2020)
 
Is College Worth It? Not Unless Higher Education Disrupts Itself. – Opinion
Forbes.com (July 30, 2020)
 

July 30, 2020

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MarketWatch.com

‘It Will Be Painful for Colleges and Also Painful for Students’: Plans to Bring Back Students Get Derailed By COVID-19 Surge

‘It Will Be Painful for Colleges and Also Painful for Students’: Pl...

July 30, 2020

Lyon is among the roughly 14% of colleges — or more — planning for a remote semester this fall, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. In the late spring, about 68% of colleges that had announced their plans for the fall said they would offer in-person instruction, according to the Chronicle’s tracker at the time. Now, just 48% say they will be fully in person. 
Lyon is among the roughly 14% of colleges — or more — planning for a remote semester this fall, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. In the late spring, about 68% of colleges that had announced their plans for the fall said they would offer in-person instruction, according to the Chronicle’s tracker at the time. Now, just 48% say they will be fully in person. 

July 30, 2020

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Round-Up: Coronavirus Crisis - July 29, 2020

Round-Up: Coronavirus Crisis - July 29, 2020

July 29, 2020

Today’s top stories regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and higher education. Also, see NAICU's Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources webpage.
 
More Than 6,300 Coronavirus Cases Have Been Linked to U.S. Colleges
The New York Times (July 29, 2020)
 
Back-to-College Plans Devolve Into a Jumble of Fast-Changing Rules
The Wall Street Journal (July 28, 2020)
 
Senate Republicans Propose $29B in Aid to Colleges
EducationDive.com (July 29, 2020)
 
Will Relief Package Help DACA Students?
Inside Higher Ed (July 29, 2020)
 
Some Colleges Are Starting to Cut Tuition as Coronavirus Keeps Students Off Campus
The Philadelphia Inquirer (July 28, 2020)
 
COVID-19 Changes Campus Classes, Dining Halls, Dorms, and Sometimes, Fees
AngelusNews.com (July 28, 2020)
 
Why Endowments Can’t Cure COVID-19’s Tuition Problem
The College Post (July 28, 2020)
 
As Students Flock to Gap-Year Programs, College Enrollments Could Suffer
The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 29, 2020)
 
Students Ready to Return to College, Report Finds
Inside Higher Ed (July 29, 2020)
 
Keeping Pa. Private Colleges Closed Will Hurt Small Communities, Officials Say
TribLive.com, Pittsburgh, PA (July 29, 2020)
 
Wartburg Offering This Year’s Students Free Tuition for a Fifth Year
RadioIowa.com  (July 29, 2020)
 
Coronavirus Makes Bowdoin College Provide iPads for Students, Staff
Fox Business.com (July 29, 2020)
 
The Bad Science of Reopening - Opinion
The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 29, 2020)
 
Senators Call for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Fix in Stimulus Package – Opinion
Forbes.com (July 29, 2020)
 
Today’s top stories regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and higher education. Also, see NAICU's Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources webpage.
 
More Than 6,300 Coronavirus Cases Have Been Linked to U.S. Colleges
The New York Times (July 29, 2020)
 
Back-to-College Plans Devolve Into a Jumble of Fast-Changing Rules
The Wall Street Journal (July 28, 2020)
 
Senate Republicans Propose $29B in Aid to Colleges
EducationDive.com (July 29, 2020)
 
Will Relief Package Help DACA Students?
Inside Higher Ed (July 29, 2020)
 
Some Colleges Are Starting to Cut Tuition as Coronavirus Keeps Students Off Campus
The Philadelphia Inquirer (July 28, 2020)
 
COVID-19 Changes Campus Classes, Dining Halls, Dorms, and Sometimes, Fees
AngelusNews.com (July 28, 2020)
 
Why Endowments Can’t Cure COVID-19’s Tuition Problem
The College Post (July 28, 2020)
 
As Students Flock to Gap-Year Programs, College Enrollments Could Suffer
The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 29, 2020)
 
Students Ready to Return to College, Report Finds
Inside Higher Ed (July 29, 2020)
 
Keeping Pa. Private Colleges Closed Will Hurt Small Communities, Officials Say
TribLive.com, Pittsburgh, PA (July 29, 2020)
 
Wartburg Offering This Year’s Students Free Tuition for a Fifth Year
RadioIowa.com  (July 29, 2020)
 
Coronavirus Makes Bowdoin College Provide iPads for Students, Staff
Fox Business.com (July 29, 2020)
 
The Bad Science of Reopening - Opinion
The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 29, 2020)
 
Senators Call for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Fix in Stimulus Package – Opinion
Forbes.com (July 29, 2020)
 

July 29, 2020

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