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In five years, there will be a new test or UC will abandon use of standardized tests in admissions.
Diagnostic testing is part of every college's plan for reopening campus. But whether college administrations can get their hands on enough tests, or afford them, is still being worked out.
Lamar Alexander expresses confidence that testing will be sufficient, says college leaders are embracing tactics to help them open safely -- and says they deserve liability protection.
As colleges work to balance budgets amid growing economic uncertainty, the wealthiest are faced with a recurring question: Should they tap more heavily into their endowments or leave them alone?
Some see rationale to change start of academic year from April to September.
When administrators at the University of Tampa decided to take a leap into the cloud with Workday a few years ago, they wanted to modernize campus business processes, reduce paper use, increase security and make technology more flexible, scalable and user-friendly for everyone from students to Human Resources. Not on their wish list? Creating a Work From Home culture.

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COVID-19 has exacerbated the pressures on state institutions. James Page offers four ways university systems can sustain vulnerable institutions.
Colleges should redesign schedules to ensure more students are able to get the courses they need to move toward graduation and ultimately employment, argues Tom Shaver.

Career Advice

Rob Kramer offers some tactics for leading your team, department, school or university through this trying time.
Keisha N. Blain shares some tips, strategies and resources to help midcareer scholars overcome barriers to promotion.
Priorities are constantly shifting as institutions plan for the various scenarios that may unfold in the coming months. What role is technology playing in your institution’s plans? Watch our webinar with Eduventures Principal Analyst for Technology, James Wiley, as we discuss how to effectively leverage all the tools at your disposal.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean

May 22, 2020
A good idea, a bad idea, and a category confusion.

Just Visiting

May 21, 2020
An alternative to getting into a technologically mediated academic dishonesty arms race.

Conversations on Diversity

May 21, 2020
This commencement address was delivered on May 17, 2020, in an online ceremony celebrating the graduating class of Berea College.

Online: Trending Now

May 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has served to accelerate the changing market for postsecondary education.

Transforming Teaching & Learning

May 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has served to accelerate the changing market for postsecondary education.

Education in the Time of Corona

May 20, 2020
We will value our time together, but we will also incorporate lessons from our online adventures. What will remain or become virtual?

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California has seen 3 million new unemployment claims filed in recent months, and the state proposed a $740 million budget cut to its community college system. But California's two year colleges are drawing from lessons learned during the last recession to cope with mounting challenges amid the pandemic.

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