From Crisis Comes Opportunity
The COVID-19 pandemic turned higher education upside down, sending millions of students and faculty members online amid unprecedented academic, personal and financial crises. It was an immense challenge, and it’s tempting to focus on the difficulties and disappointments of the last 19 months. But the truth is that higher education’s response to the pandemic has planted the seeds for long-lasting positive change on college campuses. COVID-19 sent our educators back to class, forcing them to learn new ways to keep their students enrolled, engaged and on track.
Originally published: November 4, 2021
Author: Michael A. Baston
Institution: Rockland Community College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed