What Now? Planning for the Future of Higher Education in the Wake of the Pandemic
Fresh off a spring semester dominated by upheaval and uncertainty, we all must now prepare for an unpredictable fall semester and beyond.
June 9, 2020
Fresh off a spring semester dominated by upheaval and uncertainty, everyone found themselves preparing for an unpredictable fall semester and beyond. Moderated by AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella, this virtual roundtable explored various scenarios that had the potential of further upending admissions, curricula, and staffing. National experts and campus leaders discussed the future of online learning, shared ideas for supporting students and closing equity gaps, and offered advice for articulating the value of higher education as colleges and universities adjust in the wake of COVID-19.
Lynn PasquerellaPresident, AAC&U
Barbara E. BrittinghamPresident, New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Brandon BusteedPresident, University Partners and Global Head, Learn-Work Innovation; Member, AAC&U Board of Directors
Pam EddingerPresident, Bunker Hill Community College
Walter KimbroughPresident, Dillard University