Category: College and University

Mentoring Faculty Members
May 06, 2021
Strategies to Institutionalize Mentoring Faculty Members

The lack of institutional mentorship programs in colleges or universities usually leaves underrepresented faculty without adequate empowerment to succeed in their job. Campus leaders can create formal structures that support mentorship networks and provide other resources to help faculty colleagues excel and grow their careers along with everyone else. Here are a few strategies to […]

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biden student loan forgiveness
Mar 04, 2021
What You Need to Know About Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

As a new administration takes over, the Biden student loan forgiveness plan has become a key focus among educators and students. The new President, as he asserted on the campaign trail, immediately took action to help financially-strangled college students and graduates deep in debt from taking out loans to cover the high cost of education. […]

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institutional revenues decline
Jan 07, 2021
Why Are North American Colleges Facing Revenue Declines During COVID-19?

Back in March 2020, more than 300 colleges and universities in North America decided to shift their learning activities online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as reported by the Cable News Network (CNN).  However, this shift has done little to prevent institutional revenue decline across the board. Consequently, many higher education institutions in North America […]

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california state university
Dec 23, 2020
California State University Experiences Rise In Enrollments Despite COVID-19

The pandemic induced lockdown, which caused colleges to turn virtual, had led to rising concerns among the authorities regarding enrollments. However, despite the shift to virtual classes, more than half of California State University campuses saw enrollment increases in the fall of 2020. Here’s a more in-depth look at how the pandemic has affected the […]

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student equity
Dec 16, 2020
How Student Equity Has Been Affected by Declining Transfers to 2-Year Colleges

The pandemic continues to disrupt the education system, as evidenced by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report that provides details on transfer students. While there was a significant increase in the number of students transferring from two-year colleges to four-year campuses, the report shows a plunge in reverse transfers. In other words, transfers out […]

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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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