The Two-Minute Briefing for Higher Ed Leaders
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The Two-Minute Briefing for Higher Ed Leaders

Matt Zalaznick

Several more colleges this week announced plans to control coronavirus by inviting different groups of students back to campus for different stretches of the 2020-21 academic year. Read More >>

Steven Blackburn

Colleges and universities are increasingly under pressure to help students pay for their education as complications related to the coronavirus continue to create financial burdens for families. Read More >>

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Matt Zalaznick

Faculty at a number of colleges and universities are expressing concerns that blocking the spread of COVID-19 isn't addressed adequately in their campus' reopening plan. Read More >>

Patrick Partridge, UB guest columnist

WGU Academy, which offers a low-cost, low-risk on-ramp to higher education, is a model for achieving student success that other entities—including community colleges and four-year institutions—can benefit from through a partnership. Read More >>

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union-bulletin.com

Miami Dade College plans to bring back as many students, faculty and staff as possible to its campuses this fall with a strict measure that other large universities in South Florida won’t implement: temperature checks. Read More >>

NPR

As of July 5th, 171 students, seven faculty members and 35 staffers at the university had tested positive for the coronavirus. Read More >>

Forbes

After robust expansion in spending by such federal agencies as the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Energy and others in the last half of the 20th century, funding growth has stagnated, sometimes even declining, in recent times. Read More >>