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President Speaks: 5 Tips for Small-College Leaders to Foster Community Amid Coronavirus

President Speaks: 5 Tips for Small-College Leaders to Foster Commun...

March 24, 2020

Dennis Hanno, President, Wheaton College (MA) writes: America's smaller colleges and universities, particularly liberal arts colleges, foster a sense of community that is central to their mission. While the current coronavirus crisis presents a challenge to maintaining that sense of community as colleges transition from face-to-face teaching and learning to online education, it is still possible to maintain that sense of community.
Dennis Hanno, President, Wheaton College (MA) writes: America's smaller colleges and universities, particularly liberal arts colleges, foster a sense of community that is central to their mission. While the current coronavirus crisis presents a challenge to maintaining that sense of community as colleges transition from face-to-face teaching and learning to online education, it is still possible to maintain that sense of community.

March 24, 2020

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Fox Business.com

Why Some Colleges Can Give Students a Refund This Spring and Others Can't

Why Some Colleges Can Give Students a Refund This Spring and Others...

March 19, 2020

Kent Ingle, president of Southeastern University (FL), writes: As colleges and universities decided to close campuses and switch to remote learning models when the coronavirus crisis escalated, one of the biggest questions they have faced is whether or not students will be receiving a refund for their room and board.
Kent Ingle, president of Southeastern University (FL), writes: As colleges and universities decided to close campuses and switch to remote learning models when the coronavirus crisis escalated, one of the biggest questions they have faced is whether or not students will be receiving a refund for their room and board.

March 19, 2020

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The New York Times

We Lead Three Universities. It’s Time for Drastic Action.

We Lead Three Universities. It’s Time for Drastic Action.

March 18, 2020

Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow, MIT President L. Rafael Reif,  and Stanford University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne write:  The arrival of the new coronavirus is teaching us all what a pandemic demands of us. As leaders of three institutions fortunate to have access to outstanding public health research, we quickly came to understand in recent weeks that if we wanted to help protect the health of our nation, we had to take drastic action. Initially, these actions felt awful, and uncomfortably extreme — even to those of us in charge. And the practical consequences have been difficult for everyone. So, is all this disruption really necessary? We believe the answer is yes.
Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow, MIT President L. Rafael Reif,  and Stanford University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne write:  The arrival of the new coronavirus is teaching us all what a pandemic demands of us. As leaders of three institutions fortunate to have access to outstanding public health research, we quickly came to understand in recent weeks that if we wanted to help protect the health of our nation, we had to take drastic action. Initially, these actions felt awful, and uncomfortably extreme — even to those of us in charge. And the practical consequences have been difficult for everyone. So, is all this disruption really necessary? We believe the answer is yes.

March 18, 2020

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

I Led a College Through Katrina. Here’s How Colleges Should Handle Coronavirus

I Led a College Through Katrina. Here’s How Colleges Should Handle ...

March 17, 2020

Scott Cowen, president emeritus at Tulane University (LA), writes:  “Disaster advice” became a part of my role after my team and I led Tulane University through the most disruptive time in its history, after Hurricane Katrina hit in August 2005. The questions that I’m fielding these days in light of the novel-coronavirus pandemic mainly boil down to this: What to expect? What to do?
Scott Cowen, president emeritus at Tulane University (LA), writes:  “Disaster advice” became a part of my role after my team and I led Tulane University through the most disruptive time in its history, after Hurricane Katrina hit in August 2005. The questions that I’m fielding these days in light of the novel-coronavirus pandemic mainly boil down to this: What to expect? What to do?

March 17, 2020

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Northern Kentucky Tribune

Tour of KY Campuses Indicates Private Colleges Change the Lives of Low-Income Students

Tour of KY Campuses Indicates Private Colleges Change the Lives of ...

March 11, 2020

OJ Oleka, Ph.D., president of the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities (AIKCU), writes: In my first 100 days as president of the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities (AIKCU), I have visited all 18 AIKCU campuses and learned how our institutions are changing the lives of Kentucky students, many of whom are low-income students. At AIKCU, we have used those visits to begin developing a plan to expand upon the higher education achievements in Kentucky.
OJ Oleka, Ph.D., president of the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities (AIKCU), writes: In my first 100 days as president of the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities (AIKCU), I have visited all 18 AIKCU campuses and learned how our institutions are changing the lives of Kentucky students, many of whom are low-income students. At AIKCU, we have used those visits to begin developing a plan to expand upon the higher education achievements in Kentucky.

March 11, 2020

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