Content Type: Daily Briefing
Timothy P. White, Chancellor of the California State University system, explains the values that guided his decision to move education online this fall, how his campuses are addressing the pandemic’s outsized impact on the most vulnerable students, and what he remains hopeful about.
President E. Gordon Gee of West Virginia University calls on other universities to respond to the pandemic crisis by becoming more agile and effective than ever before.
President Ann McElaney-Johnson of Mount Saint Mary’s University shares how she led her campus through a wildfire—and how the experience informed her response to COVID-19.
“Our people are afraid, whether it’s our board members, faculty, staff, students, or members of our community. But I am hopeful and confident that information can help us overcome fear,” says Dr. Melinda Treadwell, president of Keene State College.
Students with a low GPA at this university had a graduation rate below 10%. Here’s how student success leaders implemented a summer program to not only improve students’ academic standing, but also reframe their academic stumble as a learning opportunity.
These two higher ed administrators work at very different institutions and lead different lives. That hasn’t stopped them from finding ways to support each other.
To celebrate the role of faculty in student success, California State University Fullerton recognizes professors and advisors for the impact they’ve had on students’ pivotal moments.
Students can’t successfully navigate pivotal moments if they don’t know how to recognize them. Here’s how one community college restructured orientation to improve communication surrounding pivotal moments—ultimately reducing summer melt.
Anticipating campus closures due to COVID-19, the Latin American Youth Center Career Academy, a tuition free charter school that serves older youth in D.C., set up zones to distribute food, soap, diapers, and other toiletries to their students.
In times of uncertainty, you need to lead with your heart as well as your head, says Dr. David Hall, the president of the University of the Virgin Islands.