In this week’s roundup:  

Many students head home for Thanksgiving, facial recognition on campus stirs controversy and international students want to return to China to complete their studies. 

In this week’s roundup:  

Campus officials and students consider the implications of heading home for the holidays, college leaders form an alliance to address racial diversity, equity and inclusion and the men’s basketball March Madness tournament will likely take place in one location to curb the spread of COVID-19.  

In this week’s roundup:  

Election aftermath continues to shape college and university campuses, attention turns to plans for the spring and college application numbers are down at some institutions in the wake of the pandemic. 

In this week’s roundup:  

Colleges and universities prepared their campus communities as the world awaits the 2020 U.S. presidential election decision, HBCUs are taking an active role in combating COVID-19 and SAT and ACT scores are on the outs for the next year in California.  

In this week’s roundup:  

Student interest in the election is high despite challenges, tuition is rising at a historically low rate even as colleges continue to cut budgets and major philanthropists are investing more in institutions serving low-income and minority students. 

In this week’s roundup:  

Universities sue the Trump administration over new visa rules, more enrollment decline data and approaches to sending students home safely.

In this week’s roundup:

Concern about student mental health and how to help, new Clery Act guidelines and the impact of an executive order on diversity efforts at several campuses.

In this week’s roundup:  

The Common App removed the question about disciplinary history, the CDC released new guidance on testing for colleges and universities and students face extra hurdles as they prepare to vote in the presidential election. 

 

Stay tuned for our weekly roundup on what trends we're seeing across institutions, how individual colleges and universities are responding to them and what national policy changes are affecting higher ed.

The RW Jones Agency is excited to announce that Ashley Northington has joined the firm as Vice President and Managing Director. Northington will be tasked with helping to manage agency relationships with current and new partner institutions. 

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