Ever since John Harvard in 1638 bequeathed his library and half his estate to the fledgling college that would bear his name, American higher education has been a story of slow but inexorable expansion.
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We’re beginning to see the light. After more than a year of turmoil and uncertainty, the outlook for traditional undergraduate admissions is beginning to brighten. But it’s still unclear exactly what the new practice of enrollment will look like post-pandemic.
With a few exceptions, there are two key questions keeping community college leaders up at night this summer: “Where did they go? And, what can we do to bring them back?”
Making the class is nail-biting at the best of times, but following record-breaking undergraduate declines, 2021 is particularly precarious. Applications among better-known brands have skyrocketed, but languished at others. Graduate enrollment is up, but master’s programs face a stiff challenge from today’s plethora of low price, top-branded, online non-degree programs.
“I’m sure everything will be back to normal by June.” When the pandemic hit in March, Eduventures Summit 2020, originally scheduled for June, seemed a long way off. As the situation worsened, we moved the date to November. Now, in lieu of an in-person event, we are...
On the threshold of a new decade, and in this election year, we are proud to unveil another timely and thought-provoking lineup of topics and speakers this June at Eduventures Summit 2020. From outside of higher education, our keynote speakers include Bryan Stevenson, feted civil rights lawyer, José Andrés, top chef and humanitarian, and two of America’s greatest living historians: Doris Kearns Goodwin and Jon Meacham.