EAB's Latest COVID Resources
Read the five things scientists have learned about COVID-19 that we did not know back in March—and EAB’s take on how this knowledge shapes higher ed today.
A senior representative from Quest Diagnostics discusses the current state of COVID-19 testing on college campuses and explains why testing protocols vary so widely.
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.
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 four major trends why institutions are reducing the number of students they plan to have return to campus.