Greg Fowler, a longtime leader in online education and president of the University of Maryland Global Campus, discusses how the pandemic might accelerate change in higher ed but probably not changed the trajectory of institutions.
We often refer to the "higher ed system" in the U.S. But it's not really a system and it's mostly controlled by the states. On the latest reporters' roundtable, Jeff and Michael welcome higher ed reporters from California, Michigan, and Mississippi.
So much for the much-heralded “hot vax summer.” As Jeff and Michael return from their summer break, they continue to talk about the impact of Covid on higher ed and catch up on the news headlines from the sale of edX to the NCAA ruling by the Supreme Court as well as preview what's to come on Season 5 of Future U.
As the academic year comes to a close, Jeff and Michael spoke with higher education reporters from the Washington Post, NPR, and the Chronicle for HIgher Education and Open Campus about their perspective on the past year and what the future will hold for campuses—including the stories that they believe aren't being discussed nearly enough.
In the wake of COVID-19, many university presidents have struggled to communicate amidst a fluid and fast-changing set of circumstances outside their control. What does it take to lead in these times? David Gergen, advisor to four U.S. presidents and several university presidents, joins Jeff and Michael for a wide ranging conversation on leadership on campus in these challenging times.
Michael Baston, president of Rockland Community College, joins Jeff and Michael to talk about the precipitous decline in enrollments in community colleges since COVID-19 and to reflect on what it will take to boost student outcomes at community colleges.
Tamara Hiler joins us to talk through the opinions of higher education institutions and policy by students and the public, and Jeff and Michael reflect on key issues one year into the pandemic response.
Former Secretaries of Education Margaret Spellings and John King join Jeff and Michael to discuss their views about the new administration in Washington, DC and what they hope is on the horizon for higher ed policy. High on their list? A return to normalcy and support for the neediest students.