U.S. Undergraduate Enrollment Declines From Fall 2019 to Fall 2020

er insights on enrollment patterns from fall of 2019 to fall of 2020 for particular U.S. regions, locales, and states.

Veterans Need Colleges to Keep Some Pandemic-Driven Changes

The flexibility that colleges and universities introduced during the pandemic provided an unexpected benefit for student veterans that shouldn’t be thrown out if and when the world can go back to normal, write Warrior-Scholar Project CEO Ryan Pavel and Amy Bernard of the Bush Institute. 

New Urban Institute Report Offers Solutions to Challenges in Federal Accountability Metrics Resulting from COVID-19

A new report from the Urban Institute examines the pandemic’s impact on current federal accountability metrics, highlighting possible variances in these metrics resulting from the pause in student loan repayments.

New Report Demonstrates Pandemic’s Impact on Transfer Enrollment

As COVID-19 continues to affect higher education, National Student Clearinghouse has released a new report outlining the pandemic’s effect on student transfer and mobility.

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.