Institutions planning to go online can discount tuition in hopes of keeping students happy or stick with full tuition but potentially lose students. Either one could hit their bottom line.
Many colleges are planning to return to campus, but some of the costs remain unknown, according to a Chronicle survey.
The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating the serious enrollment challenges colleges were already facing. Hereâs how leaders are adapting to the volatility.
Their pivot online salvaged the spring semester. Now they face making plans for a near future defined by unknowns.
Many institutions just started teaching remotely, and some wonât begin until next week. But early lessons are already evident.
The short-term costs of Covid-19 might be manageable. But if the effects last too long, some colleges that are perched on the edge may go right over it.
Appalachian State University is one of several public institutions that have parlayed good reputations and nonflagship tuition prices into more students. But growth can bring other problems.
Unifying the accreditation for seven campuses is seen as a response to years of dwindling enrollment, and a way to save â or even build â academic programs.
A $43-million loss last year was due in part to marketing costs. And the institution expects to turn a profit this year.
A nonprofit investment firm is asking for nearly $800 million for what it says is the universityâs âwrongful conductâ in a public-private partnership that has become a cautionary tale.