How to provide students (and families) with the confidence to enroll now
To offset COVID-19 challenges, UB guest columnist Sharon Butler shares tips on defining enrollment policies and contingencies, creating flexible plans to make tuition more affordable, and communicating with international students about the latest visa information.
Why college campuses need to flush water systems before reopening
When reopening, colleges and universities that fail to flush their water systems could risk the growth and transmission of a bacteria that can lead to students exhibiting COVID-19-like symptoms or that can escalate the likelihood of older staff and faculty contracting deadly infections.
How to address student wellness, post-pandemic
First, respond to trauma; then, create (and assess) wellness programs to facilitate ongoing student success, says UB guest columnist Karen Gross, who emphasizes the importance of incorporating the values of transparency, tranquility, tolerance and temperance.