The Pandemic Is Dragging On. Professors Are Burning Out.Overwhelmed and undersupported, instructors see no end in sight.
The Long Tail of an Unprecedented CrisisHow can college leaders support faculty members during this difficult time?
The Outrage Peddlers Are Here to StayAnd higher education is learning to live with that.
Meet Covid-19’s Freshman ClassThey’re lonely, they’re struggling. But they’re fighting to make it through.
Also in the issue
Colleges Ask Professors to Return to the Classroom. Their Answer? That’s ‘Reckless.’On-campus learning is critical to student success, leaders say. And in some cases, college budgets may hinge on it.
Covid Off Campus
In This Rural College Town, Covid-19 Was Scarce. Then the Students Came Back.After seeing no deaths for months, the community surrounding Washington State University is now experiencing a lethal outbreak. Officials acknowledge student spread may have played a role.
Why Some Stanford Professors Want the Hoover Institution GoneControversial pandemic pronouncements test an uneasy relationship.
Plummeting Community-College Enrollments: Inside the NumbersBlack, Hispanic, Native American, and male students are missing from public two-year colleges.
Reinventing Admissions to Enhance Racial and Ethnic Equity? That’s the Big IdeaTwo associations plan to offer recommendations for simplifying the college-entrance process to help more underrepresented students get to college.
The Faux Righteousness of Test-Optional AdmissionsColleges pretend it’s an honorable sacrifice. Not exactly.
How a Search Committee Can Be the Arbiter of DiversityThe old ways of running administrative searches haven’t exactly produced the diverse pool of leaders that higher education claims to want.