Although many institutional leaders are putting on brave faces and saying publicly they plan to reopen in the fall, enrollment could be as much as 20 percent lower.
Unless a student has wealthy parents, is able to get a scholarship, or is willing to be saddled with debt, a degree from a private, four-year institution is probably out reach.
The 19th Century education advocate and diplomat Townsend Harris wrote: “Open the doors to all. Let the children of the rich and the children of the poor take their seats together and know distinction save that of industry, good character and intellect.” Harris founded City College of New York, an institution called one of theContinue reading “Re-‘Open the Doors to All’”
If you’ve worked in higher education public relations you know life on campus never gets dull. All sorts of crisis situations will confront you. Just this week, the Binghamton University community was shaken by the second murder of a student within five weeks. Some 70 miles to the north, my alma mater, Syracuse University, suspendedContinue reading “Working in Higher Ed: Great Crisis Communications Training”