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Maryland’s four HBCUs could use a $577 million legal settlement to establish new degree programs, recruit faculty, and invest in scholarships and financial aid, according to reports.
Creating continuity and a campus-like environment should be the first step for faculty shifting students to online learning during coronavirus closures.
Some predict higher ed’s shift to pass/fail grading and online learning during coronavirus closures will raise greater awareness about the inequities some students face.
Fordham University is providing professional development for distance learning in the Bronx during the coronavirus closures, while Berea College helps feed K-12 students in Kentucky.
Many schools have switched to pass/fail to ease the transition online, but some undergraduates say allowing everyone to pass a course is the most equitable solution.
With new cybersecurity curriculum guidelines, community colleges are increasingly stepping in to fill the shortfall of cybersecurity workers that can’t be made up by graduates of four-year institutions.
Add grading to the aspects of college upended by the coronavirus, with a handful of institutions shifting to pass/fail or satisfactory/unsatisfactory models for the disrupted spring semester.
Coronavirus is canceling college graduation and commencement ceremonies one after another, as leaders seek alternative ways to recognize students’ achievements.
Several major universities are planning refunds for housing and dining fees, while an honor society offers stipends to vulnerable and displaced students.
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania waives its SAT and ACT test scores requirement for fall 2020 admissions as COVID-19 closes test sites.
With coronavirus canceling the traditional graduation and commencement ceremony, college leaders are considering online alternatives or holding joint ceremonies next year with the Class of 2021.
Instructors unfamiliar with e-learning when a university or college is closed due to coronavirus can be brought up to speed quickly.
COVID-19 compels higher education to tell students to head home for spring break and engage in distance learning for an extended and unknown length of time.
Coronavirus has pushed more than 130 colleges online and the number is growing quickly, ushering in an online education era that came sooner than many expected. Conference cancellations also begin to mount.
COVID-19 forces Harvard University to move to online education and ask students to stay home after spring break.
New cases of coronavirus around the country drove several major universities to close classrooms Monday and shift to online education.
Spreading coronavirus forced the University of Washington to close all classrooms on its three campuses and move to online learning for the rest of March.
Spread of coronavirus has college leaders preparing professors to shift to online education and distance learning should their campuses close.
The richest university endowments grew over the past decade, but not as much as they did in the 1990s, according to new data compiled by DegreeQuery.
Drexel and Syracuse universities are among the schools preparing to move instruction online should coronavirus and COVID-19 illnesses force campuses to close.
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