With 2020 behind us and January speeding by at an incredible pace, it can be difficult to keep on top of all that’s happening across higher ed. In this month’s article, our principal consultants highlight some of the articles and publications that have caught their eye so far. Without further adieu, here are this month’s picks:
As higher ed institutions face unprecedented challenges, it’s clear that the current model for many schools must change. Michael M. Crow, president of Arizona State University, and William B. Dabars offer a unique perspective on innovative new approaches to the research university model. Learn more about the book at this link.
With the COVID-19 pandemic still taking a toll on the United States, BizJournals’ Hilary Burns asks why so many schools are hoping to open in the spring. How much are financial pressures affecting the decision to reopen despite potential risk factors? Learn more about a new CDC report’s findings with the original article.
The Great Recession and COVID-19 pandemic will have long-lasting effects on higher ed, especially regarding declining numbers of high school graduates. Rick Seltzer details statistical projections released by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education and how trends shift between student demographics. Learn more about the WICHE projections in the original article.
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