A guide to higher education coronavirus relief funding

It’s been nearly seven months since Congress passed the only major coronavirus aid legislation yet, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Since then, lawmakers have introduced several proposals, but none have found bipartisan agreement.  The deadlock has left postsecondary institutions floundering as their budgets take a hit from the combination of decreased […]

Colleges’ coronavirus testing strategies inconsistent: analysis

Dive Brief: Only a quarter of colleges that enroll more than 5,000 undergraduates and are offering in-person classes are testing for the coronavirus on a mass scale or randomly screening students, a new analysis finds. NPR, working with the College Crisis Initiative...

How can colleges talk about coronavirus deaths on campus?

Andrew Koricich received an email last week that caught him off guard. A student at the university where he teaches, Appalachian State, in North Carolina, had died from coronavirus-related complications, the message read.  Scanning the statement, however, the words...