Content Type: Podcast
There are approximately 3.5 million adults who have completed some college and have a high potential in going back to earn their bachelor’s degree. Guests discuss findings from a survey of more than 1,000 of these potential “degree completers” and share how colleges can help these adults overcome their fears and return to higher education.
EAB experts discuss the pitfalls of “pandemic pricing,” the best way for schools to distribute financial relief to families, and the importance of communicating the rationale behind tuition prices.
Melissa Korn from The Wall Street Journal talks about her new book, “Unacceptable,” an in-depth examination of last year’s “Varsity Blues” bribery and admissions scandal.
Dr. Christine Riordan, president of Adelphi University, shares what she’s learned from a unique collaboration of more than 100 independent colleges and universities across New York State to help each prepare for the fall term.
EAB’s Sally Amoruso is joined by the University of Nebraska Omaha’s Chancellor Dr. Jeffrey Gold, who is a leading expert on containing the spread of viruses and other dangerous pathogens. The two discuss how university leaders can access and interpret data on the community spread of the coronavirus to help shape their plans to welcome students, faculty, and staff back to campus.
EAB’s Sally Amoruso and Hersh Steinberg share takeaways from their recent discussions with more than 100 senior university leaders. Hear, for example, how progressive presidents are making deep cuts but also investing in a few key areas that will position their institutions to emerge from the current crisis stronger than ever.
EAB’s Kaitlyn Maloney and Ann Forman Lippens discuss how university leaders are handling facilities planning efforts in preparation for a return to campus this fall.
EAB’s Melanie Ho and Carla Hickman identify the five biggest mistakes higher ed leaders must avoid with their COVID-19 strategy.
EAB’s Meacie Fairfax and Ed Venit discuss equity gaps in higher education and ways the pandemic and recent social unrest threaten to widen those gaps unless universities take swift action.
Dr. Fayneese Miller, president of Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, joins EAB’s Sally Amoruso to discuss how emergency planning and her experience growing up as an African American woman in a segregated community informed her response to recent protests in her city.