News Update
Breaking Stories in Higher Ed 6/15/2021


  • How the Pandemic Boosted Ed Tech Adoption

    The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting pivot to online learning in higher education increased mainstream adoption of many education technology tools, according to the 2021 Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE) report.


  • White House Challenge Urges Institutions to Help Vaccinate Their Communities

    In a new COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge, the White House and U.S. Department of Education are asking higher ed institutions to make a commitment to help get their students and communities vaccinated.

  • Diversity in Engineering Severely Lagging

    While the racial and ethnic makeup of engineering students and professionals has shifted over the last 10 years, progress toward equity has been slow for black and Latinx engineers. In fact, at the current pace of progress, it will take 256 more years to achieve equity for black professionals in engineering if the rate of completion remains the same. That’s one of the findings of a study released this week focused on diversity in engineering, both in education and in the workplace.

  • Bridging the Digital Gap Through Technology Innovation

    Investments in tech infrastructure as well as faculty training are essential to navigate the equity implications of higher education's new normal.


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