Higher Education Surveys


CBO confidence in five-year outlook drops sharply, with colleges facing millions in unexpected instructional, cleaning and testing costs. Twice as many business officers want institutions to "transform" rather than "return to normal."

Survey finds campus leaders remain most concerned about COVID-19's impact on institutional finances and on students, particularly disadvantaged ones. Confidence about the fall is mixed. And they're divided on whether to expect racial protests this fall.

New survey of college leaders' perspectives on the impact of the coronavirus reveals deep concern about impact on neediest students, uncertainty about the future and signs that some recent changes may stick.

March 27, 2020 -- "Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis: A Survey of College and University Presidents" is available, free, for download here.

The survey was conducted by Hanover Research on behalf of Inside Higher Ed.

Inside Higher Ed's editors led a webcast discussion of the survey's results on Wednesday, April 1, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Please click here to view a recording.

The survey was made possible by advertising support from Cengage Learning, Everspring, Huron, Liaison and Wiley.

March 26, 2020 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2020 Survey of College and University Student Affairs Officers was conducted by Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, April 28, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Please register here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Student Affairs Officers was made possible in part with support from Everfi and Kognito.


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