Here’s how colleges are distributing CARES aid to students

Here’s how colleges are distributing CARES aid to students

Dive Brief: A recent survey of around 100 colleges found that three quarters had at least some information on their websites about emergency aid available to students through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The survey, conducted by The Institute for College Access and Success, found about half of schools that posted […]
Another group of colleges looks to consortia to ease financial woes

Another group of colleges looks to consortia to ease financial woes

When the University of Bridgeport’s attempt to merge with Marlboro College fell apart last year, it wasn’t clear whether the institution would seek out another deal.  Last week brought an answer. Three Connecticut colleges announced a plan to absorb...
Will ICE’s guidance cause colleges to change their reopening plans?

Will ICE’s guidance cause colleges to change their reopening plans?

Dive Brief:  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s announcement Monday that international students must leave the country if their schools are online-only this fall could prompt some colleges to change their fall plans.  Colleges could risk losing some of...
Trump administration amps up pressure to reopen colleges

Trump administration amps up pressure to reopen colleges

Dive Brief: The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on college and state leaders to reopen campuses this fall. Federal officials, speaking at a White House roundtable on the topic Tuesday, said they expected K-12 schools and colleges to resume operations in...