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Higher Ed and the Post-Pandemic Employer: Adult Learners

The pandemic has hit adult learners particularly hard, as they’ve faced economic insecurity, school closures, and the burdens of caregiving. How can higher-ed institutions better support them now?

To examine the unique challenges facing nontraditional students, particularly in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, and offer ideas on how colleges can help them along the path to a degree, The Chronicle will bring together a panel of experts for the second in a two-part series, “Higher Ed and the Post-Pandemic Employer.” During the discussion, moderated by a Chronicle journalist, our panel will seek to answer such questions as:

  • After a year upended by the pandemic, how can colleges better serve nontraditional-age students?
  • Has higher ed developed new options to engage with and support adult learners?
  • How can colleges adapt to provide options that help adult learners balance their careers with their coursework?

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