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Reminder to Higher Education Institutions of October 30 Deadline for CARES Act HEERF Institutional Fund Reports – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

As communicated in two email blasts from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) — first on September 23, 2020 and again on October 19, 2020 — postsecondary institutions that have received Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) grants under Section 18004 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act must post their first More Info »

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Educause Identifies Top IT Issues for an Uncertain Future – Campus Technology

Each year Educause releases a report examining what its members consider the top 10 issues in IT for the coming year. This year, however, members — IT leaders and professionals in higher education — faced a quandary: Nobody knows what 2021 will look like because COVID-19 is holding all of us hostage for the foreseeable More Info »

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The Long Haul – Inside Higher Ed

Some people who get infected with COVID-19 will have long-term symptoms. What does that mean for colleges? While college administrators and decision makers have stressed that they are taking the COVID-19 pandemic and its attendant health and safety concerns very seriously, there has been an underlying assumption: students — if they catch the disease — More Info »

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4 higher education experts on how COVID-19 is upending the college experience – Fast Company

Leaders from 2U, Global Citizen Year, Minerva, and Pearson reveal which elements of the higher-ed ecosystem are getting stronger and which are poised to collapse. For Fast Company’s Shape of Tomorrow series, we’re asking business leaders to share their inside perspective on how the COVID-19 era is transforming their industries. Here’s what’s been lost—and what More Info »

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Falling enrollment, lost tuition puts colleges in extreme financial distress – CNBC

Revenue shortfalls from tuition and student housing are the greatest challenges colleges now face, according to a new survey of higher education leaders. Already, universities have furloughed thousands of employees and announced revenue losses in the hundreds of millions. Sharp enrollment declines due to the pandemic have taken a severe financial toll on many colleges More Info »

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Moving Into the Long Term – Inside Higher Ed

With some colleges and universities planning to continue online learning into the spring, students are now looking at over a year of learning from home. How will their well-being and academics be affected? Winter break and the start of next term are fast approaching. At this point, most colleges that have announced their plans for More Info »

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Colleges Slash Budgets in the Pandemic, With ‘Nothing Off-Limits’ – The New York Times

Liberal arts departments, graduate student aid and even tenured teaching positions are targets as the coronavirus causes shortfalls. Ohio Wesleyan University is eliminating 18 majors. The University of Florida’s trustees this month took the first steps toward letting the school furlough faculty. The University of California, Berkeley, has paused admissions to its Ph.D. programs in More Info »

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A Financial Framework for the COVID Crisis – Inside Higher Ed

Tim Yates advises on how colleges should consider asset allocation, endowment spending and development programs over both the short and long term. Despite the fall semester looking much better than the worst-case scenarios contemplated in early summer, higher education in America continues to grapple with the enormous challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has posed. In More Info »

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Recessions Are Usually Good For Community Colleges. Not This Time – WGBH

At Bunker Hill Community College, most students ride the T to campus. Not this semester. “I have asthma. I was afraid that I might catch [the coronavirus]. My anxiety was really bad,” said Cindy Morales of Dorchester, who took the Red and Orange lines to Charlestown for a few in-person nursing classes. She struggled to More Info »

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A guide to higher education coronavirus relief funding – Education Dive

We break down where proposed legislation stands and what colleges should know about the aid available to them now. It’s been nearly seven months since Congress passed the only major coronavirus aid legislation yet, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Since then, lawmakers have introduced several proposals, but none have found bipartisan More Info »

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