Assessing Higher Education in a Post-Pandemic Virginia
"Even before the pandemic, virtual learning was becoming an increasing part of colleges and universities — on-campus and off...Spencer Shanholtz at the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at UVA looked at students enrolled in at least one online course. He found that private colleges and universities are leading the way, especially one particular institution in Lynchburg," reports WVTF, Radio IQ.
New Survey of Virginia College Students Sheds Light on Challenges Related to COVID-19
A vast majority of Virginia college students have experienced challenges to their mental health as a result of COVID-19 disruptions, according to a recent survey conducted by SCHEV. Most students also reported experiencing academic challenges, as students at Virginia’s colleges faced nearly overnight campus closures and shifts to online classes due to social distancing requirements.
What Students Want This Fall
"Few blog posts at Inside Higher Ed have generated as much interest as "15 Fall Scenarios," by Joshua Kim of Dartmouth College and Edward J. Maloney of Georgetown University. It received more than 327,000 pageviews -- and it continues to get more ... Niche, a website that reviews colleges for prospective students, decided to survey those who come to its website about the scenarios," reports Inside Higher Ed.