New CUPA-HR Report Shows Decreases in Higher Ed Staff Workforce During COVID-19

CUPA-HR recently released results from its annual report on staff in higher education. The report includes key data on staff demographics, trends in salaries, and changes to the workforce over the first year of the pandemic. 

College Enrollment and Retention in the Era of Covid

College Board released a report this month to understand the impact of COVID-19 on college enrollment and retention among recent high school graduates.

Chronicling Basic Needs Insecurity Throughout COVID-19

A recently released report from the HOPE Center presents findings on student basic needs in Texas throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Advantages of Being a New President in a Virtual World

Cathy Sandeen joined Cal State East Bay as president in the middle of the pandemic. To her surprise, virtual leadership has had unmistakable upsides.

Rethinking the Academy: Lessons From Higher Ed’s Response to Equity Concerns During COVID-19

With vaccines now available and campuses preparing for a return to “normal,” higher education leaders must ask what we have learned about our institutions’ capacity for change and how we will incorporate that learning into a post-COVID future, not just in terms of teaching and learning but also in considering equity and inclusion.

Provosts Report on Pandemic-Related Changes and Institutional Priorities

Inside Higher Ed and Hanover Research published results from their annual survey of provosts, which details trends for 183 respondents across public, private nonprofit, and for-profit institutions.

New Data Details COVID-19 Transfer Trends

The National Student Clearinghouse released the third report in its COVID-19 series on student transfer patterns.

CUPA-HR Faculty Survey Captures Impact of COVID-19

CUPA-HR released a new report that provides insight into faculty by instructional program, tenure type, and rank.

Pandemic-Related Increases in Students’ Anxiety and Depression Symptoms

Using data from 419 first-year students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, researchers estimate that moderate-severe anxiety increased from 18.1 percent before the pandemic to 25.3 percent within four months after the pandemic began.

One Out of Four High School Seniors Change Postsecondary Plans

A recently released survey from YouthTruth, finds that, since the beginning of the pandemic, one out of every four high school seniors have changed their plans for after high school.

Changes in Undergraduate Earners During COVID-19

A recent report from the National Clearinghouse Research Center highlighted the current trends for undergraduate degree earners across higher education sectors.

Six Months of CARES Act Spending

A new report from the Center for American Progress examines federal CARES Act spending by colleges and universities, between March and November 30, 2020.