Commentary: COVID-19 and the uncertain future of public higher ed
The pandemic is challenging colleges’ enrollments and finances as never before. Some may not survive, and those that do will have to consider major changes in their structures and the way they teach.

Commentary: Wisconsin technical colleges and their graduates are ‘built for this moment’
Green Bay Press Gazette
The state faces economic challenges on top of the pandemic, adding a layer of uncertainty to the already intense pressure on the higher education sector to match the rapid pace of change in the workplace, writes the president of the Wisconsin Technical College System.

Commentary: America sabotaged the solution to its new higher education crisis
The Atlantic
Many families are turning to local two-year institutions amid the pandemic, but the schools aren’t equipped to handle an influx of students.

Commentary: Can higher education get America back to work?
The single most important job higher education will be asked to do over the next few years will be getting Americans back to work.

Herbert announces inaugural Utah board of higher education
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has named the 18-member Utah Board of Higher Education, the governing body for all Utah technical colleges and degree-granting colleges and universities. The board succeeds the Utah State Board of Regents and the Utah Technical Colleges Board of Trustees.

Commonsense solutions can mitigate unprecedented cuts to higher education
Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (blog)
In Georgia, anticipated budget cuts could set technical college funding back 10 years.

The Navajo Nation’s Diné College faces the worst coronavirus outbreak in the country
Center for American Progress (blog)
Q&A with Charles Roessel, president of Diné College, about how COVID-19 has affected the Arizona college’s students, families and communities.

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