Author: Stan McKnight & Associates

College Campuses this fall
Sep 10, 2020
In What Ways College Campuses Will Look Different This Fall?

The coronavirus pandemic has altered the course for countless organizations, especially college campuses this fall. With so much economic uncertainty on the horizon, many colleges are playing it safe by slashing expenses. Here are some of the different paths you can expect colleges to take for the fall semester to stay afloat. Outlook for College […]

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higher education and crisis
Aug 20, 2020
COVID-19 Crisis Threatens Jobs of Non-Exempt College Staff Despite Pay Rise

The survey conducted by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resource reveals that pay for non-exempt staff rose a median 2.4% last year as compared to 1.9% the year before. Despite this, human resources during the crisis are at risk of losing their work hours or jobs entirely. Who Is Affected While the […]

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budget challenge
Aug 06, 2020
Colleges Introduce Salary Savings Plan to Address Budget Shortfalls

The COVID-19 crisis has created a huge impact in the education sector. With classes being canceled and admissions for the next year delayed, colleges are introducing temporary salary savings plans to counter their budget shortfalls in 2020-2021. How KU Is Dealing with the Budget Shortfall The University of Kansas recently announced that its Lawrence and […]

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How College Educators Perceive a Post-Pandemic World
Jul 23, 2020
How College Educators Perceive a Post-Pandemic World

The COVID- 19 pandemic has disrupted the way we access education. Overnight, students and educators have had to shift to online learning. Educators particularly have experienced the brunt of this shift, often having to innovate on their own, unless their institution has invested in the requisite technology to facilitate online classes. Online Study No Match […]

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faculty members to reduce costs
Jul 09, 2020
Faculty Cuts: A Grim Reality

The COVID- 19 pandemic has led to massive unemployment across the world, particularly in the US. While several corporate businesses are laying off employees with years of experience, universities and colleges are doing the same with their non-tenure-track and online adjunct faculty.  The Plight of Faculty Members Money Matters With several projects delayed and admissions […]

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Impact of COVID-19 on Colleges and Universities
Jun 18, 2020
How COVID- 19 Has Affected Colleges in the U.S.

COVID- 19 has forced many enterprises to rethink their working conditions. Businesses are taking the health of their employees into account and turning to online services instead. The same stands true for educational institutions as well. Here’s how coronavirus has affected colleges and universities in the U.S.: Impact on Classes While the virus has stopped […]

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College Faculty Support During COVID-19
Jun 04, 2020
How Colleges Can Maintain the Well-Being of Faculty During the Pandemic

Since COVID- 19, we’ve been finding new ways to get our work done while keeping safety in mind. The same is true for educational institutions around the globe. Colleges have quickly adapted to online teaching methods, so the students do not fall behind on their education. However, it might not be as easy for the […]

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Jun 02, 2020
Staff Workforce Standards in Higher Education

Colleges everywhere are faced with the challenges of declining enrollment while continuing to effectively provide services. Non-instructional staff is an integral part of their mission and it is important to ensure that the composition of the staff workforce will continue to support the success of the college. Benchmark comparisons with other institutions can help with […]

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College
May 28, 2020
How COVID- 19 is Affecting Colleges and Universities

COVID- 19 has become a global pandemic, so people are practicing some preventive measures to protect themselves from contracting the disease. One of the important preventative measures is social distancing, where people have to stay away from each other and not come into proximity. Coronavirus Impact on Colleges and Universities Colleges and universities are opting […]

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small college
May 26, 2020
Tips to Help Small-College Leaders Foster Community During COVID-19

COVID-19 has severely affected the whole world. As positive cases and deaths are being reported every day, small-college leaders must take on the responsibility to foster community amid this pandemic. However, due to strict social distancing guidelines, regular face-to-face teaching and learning have moved online. Is it still possible to keep that sense of community? […]

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