Lilah Burke

Lilah Burke

Lilah Burke, Reporter, covered general assignment news for Inside Higher Ed from September 2019 to July 2021. She focused especially on COVID-19, non-administrative staff, and disability. Before Inside Higher Ed, Lilah was an editorial fellow at Washingtonian magazine and her work has appeared in The New Republic, Washington City Paper, The DC Line, and Greater Greater Washington. She graduated from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in 2018.

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Most Recent Articles

June 29, 2021
Some institutions are seeing surging demand for housing. A few are offering students money to dampen the impact.
June 24, 2021
Some two-year colleges are reporting that summer enrollment is up at their institutions.
June 24, 2021
A new report from Blackboard suggests that students at risk of not continuing their education expressed less satisfaction with support services at their institutions. In a survey of 2,100 students, slightly more than half the total said they were satisfied with the level of support they received during COVID-19. Thirty-eight percent said that support actually improved during the COVID-19 crisis.
June 17, 2021
The Jed Foundation and the Steve Fund took their recommendations around supporting mental health for students of color to 18 campuses. Here’s what they learned.
June 16, 2021
Ten former Gallaudet students are suing the university, arguing that statements the president made about their fraternity are defamatory.


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June 5, 2020
In the wake of George Floyd's killing and national unrest, activists are demanding their universities cut ties with police. Administrators largely are resisting the calls.
February 10, 2020
Panel of professors back keeping SAT or ACT at the University of California, for now, but other colleges continue to drop them as requirements.
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