EAB's Latest COVID Resources
Explore the most effective strategies university leaders are employing and hear tips on how to make improvements in several critical areas before the spring semester begins.
EAB interviewed dozens of campus leaders about the fall 2020 semester and compiled a list of ten lessons learned from repopulation efforts.
Here are three reasons why this spring will be different than the fall term—and how that impacts campus planning efforts.
To assist leaders in the unprecedented challenge of safely repopulating campus this fall, EAB developed a diagnostic focused on COVID-19 containment and campus de-densification. This diagnostic evaluates your institution’s readiness to implement seven key mitigation strategies.
The decision to pull-back from repopulation will be one of the most complicated any leadership team will make. Not only are the public health and financial consequences immense, but there are dozens of variables that could inform this decision. Some of these may contradict one another, and others—like faculty and student opinion—are not easily quantified.
As institutions prepare for potential reopenings, senior leaders must consider what protective measures to introduce to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Discover four critical areas leaders must focus on and see early case studies from within and outside the higher education industry.
Higher ed leaders must be attentive to the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of students and staff and can play a pivotal role in proactively providing resources to support the wellbeing of the school community, both virtually and in person.
Furloughing staff during COVID-19: how leaders are supporting employees through difficult budget decisions
Facing new financial pressures from COVID-19, a growing number of institutions are contemplating furloughs as a way to avoid layoffs, retain staff, and generate short-term salary savings. Some are indefinitely furloughing staff whose jobs cannot be performed remotely. Others are asking all staff to take a pre-defined number of furlough days.
As colleges and universities struggle to set budgets for the upcoming fiscal year because of the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, many are looking for concrete guidance on how to reduce operating costs.
Explore actionable advice and quick-win tactics to make sure you have a measurable impact on fall enrollment numbers over the coming weeks.
The breakdowns in COVID-19 testing have left colleges and universities with only one lever to pull: more de-densification. Learn why the first weeks of term—even for the best-prepared institutions—suggest that it’s time to limit the number of students on campus as much as possible.