Covid-19 has upended higher ed, but has it truly changed everything? With vaccines being rolled out, colleges look ahead to a potentially more normal-looking fall semester.
In this virtual forum, a Chronicle assistant managing editor, Ian Wilhelm, joins the futurist Bryan Alexander and a panel of higher-ed thinkers for a wide-ranging discussion to examine the challenges and realities that may lie ahead and to look broadly at how the academic enterprise — teaching, research, service — will change due to the pandemic.
Questions will include:
- How will student expectations, remote operations, evolving technology, and institutional finances affect the coming months?
- What has truly changed, and what adjustments will prove only temporary?
- Bryan Alexander, Futurist and Author of Academia Next: The Futures of Higher Education
- Bonnie H. Ferri, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development, co-chair of the Commission on Creating the Next in Education, Georgia Institute of Technology
- Mildred Garcia, President, American Association of State Colleges and Universities
- Ian Wilhelm, Assistant Managing Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education
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