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A senior representative from Quest Diagnostics discusses the current state of COVID-19 testing on college campuses, explains why testing protocols vary so widely, and offers a glimpse of new and better tests schools could be using soon.
This event previews the most important questions independent schools have to get right in "Return to Learn" planning. Join as we cover lessons learned from other countries’ and schools’ reopening experiences to inform your spring and summer planning.
Responding to New Pressures on Campus Safety and Police: Balancing Stakeholder Demands, Student Well-Being, and Security Considerations
This webinar explores the numerous pressures influencing institutions’ approaches to campus safety and police - and reforms or changes to consider.
We’ve outlined three differentiated mental health crisis response models for college and universities, along with their respective benefits and challenges.
Some campus leaders are reframing the campus safety conversation around community needs in order to take a more holistic campus safety approach.
Is your institution prepared for Election Day? EAB’s advice on urgent to dos for institutional leaders
Administrators may be crossing their fingers and hoping their institution won’t be affected by the election. Many campuses took a similar approach in 2016 and were subsequently caught off-guard by the fury and fervor that followed President Trump’s win like racist graffiti and flyers, spikes in counseling center visits, and students feeling silenced. The 2020 election promises to be even more contentious and divisive.
Controversial speakers and events are common flashpoints on campus. Manage the institutional response to these events with this tool, which provides a formal mechanism to promote coordinated, early planning.
As colleges and universities prepare for Spring semester, they must plan to continue employing the measures they diligently implemented in the Fall (e.g., enforcing masks, frequent testing, manual contact tracing) and work to strengthen their COVID-19 containment strategy in any way possible. Exposure notification apps – mobile apps that notify users of their exposure to other users who have tested positive for COVID-19 – can prove a valuable addition to any institution’s COVID-19 containment strategy.
At many institutions, living on campus is a crucial dimension of the student experience, as well as a key source of auxiliary revenue. But current public health evidence indicates that communal living could strongly facilitate virus transmission, and many campuses lack the ability to give each student the safest option of a private room and bathroom. Ultimately, all universities are facing the same question: what is the housing solution that provides students with an on-campus experience that’s as fulfilling as possible, while also protecting the community from outbreaks?
Leaders in higher education are grappling with a climate of constant uncertainty as the COVID-19 epidemic continues to evolve in the United States and around the world. While plans for the upcoming semester may change, one of the few certainties for institutions is if and when students return to campus, they will need to practice physical distancing until a vaccine is widely available.