In April 2019, I published an article with ESI attempting a prognostication on the future of US higher education. Little did I know that 2020 would be the most dramatic and unpredictable year ever in higher education. That said, I was pleasantly surprised when I reread my 2019 article this week that despite the upheavals in higher education and the world, my predictions were reasonably accurate. It does make sense, however, to revisit these predictions as a way of assessing what has and has not changed in this momentous year.
Shifting demographics of potential students, rising costs, challenges to the value of higher education, and academic inertia have placed higher education at a crossroads. Then the COVID-19 pandemic happened and turned the industry on its head. In our latest blog series, our principal consultants Elmore Alexander, Michael Ginzberg, and Nuno Couto detail many aspects of the current crisis and propose effective strategies to overcome it.
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Although everyone has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education has been hit especially hard by the crisis and many institutions are struggling to shift to our new reality. Thankfully, there are plenty of resources to help us stay informed, stay safe, and stay ahead of the challenges we’re facing due to the coronavirus.Continue Reading