How should financial aid offices communicate with students during the pandemic?

Dive Brief:  About half of college students said they wanted to hear more from their financial aid offices during the spring term, according to a recent survey from Ithaka S+R, a research and consulting group.  More than 15,000 students across 21 colleges answered the survey between April and May. A significant share of students also […]

Where could college enrollment grow during the pandemic?

Dive Brief: More students will likely opt to attend college closer to home as a result of the pandemic, a shift that stands to hurt institutions that rely heavily on out-of-state enrollees, explains a new Moody’s Investors Service report. Meanwhile, states that...

How the pandemic is changing college fundraising

Dive Brief: College fundraising priorities have “shifted significantly” in the last two months, according to a survey of nearly 400 advancement professionals by consulting firm Washburn & McGoldrick. Teams are focusing more on raising money for...