As an uncertain fall looms, some colleges turn to free tuition

Dive Brief:  In a bid to keep students on track during the pandemic, a handful of small colleges are offering a period of free tuition if they enroll full time for the fall term.  Among them is Washington state’s Pacific Lutheran University, which is giving undergraduates an extra year tuition-free after their scheduled graduation date […]

More colleges consider across-the-board cuts, survey finds

Dive Brief:  More college leaders were considering across-the-board budgets cuts and staff layoffs this summer than at the start of the coronavirus crisis, according to a new survey from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).  The...

Faculty push back on how colleges are planning for the fall

At the University of Pittsburgh, the student newspaper seems to get news about fall reopening plans before the faculty. In early June, the public research university emailed plans for the fall semester to incoming first-year students — but not to faculty members or...