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  • For the Next Stimulus Package, Direct Aid to States for Public Higher Education

    As Congress prepares for another round of stimulus legislation this summer, the unprecedented financial challenges confronting public colleges and…

  • Today’s Students Didn’t Need a Pandemic

    Today’s students didn’t need a pandemic. They didn’t need the added financial pressures, their kids at home, and their…

  • Working Together During the Crisis

    When I was asked to contribute to this blog, I wanted to sit down and write a piece full…

  • The Future Economic Stability Depends on How Well Higher Education Can Adapt

    The great pandemic of 2020 has unarguably changed the way we do business and function in our day to day lives. Routines…

  • Q&A with CUNY Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost José Luis Cruz

    The Higher Learning Advocates team sat down with José Luis Cruz, Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost at The…

  • Does Covid-19 Hurt College Dreams Too? 

    There is no playbook for how to best respond to a global pandemic, and while it is virtually impossible…

  • Students, Colleges Adapt to COVID-19 in the “Ground Zero” State

    On March 3, Dr. Amy Morrison, president of the Lake Washington Institute of Technology, gave her fellow presidents a…

  • Nicole Agu – CUNY-College of Staten Island

    My name is Nicole Agu and I am an international student from Nigeria enrolled at the College of Staten…

  • Christine Bourgeois – University of New Orleans

    My name is Christine Bourgeois and I am wrapping up my junior year as a marketing major in the…

  • Angel Bautista – Colorado Mesa University

    When I first enrolled at Colorado Mesa University, I hoped my time in college would help me learn critical…

  • Getzamany Correa – Bard College & LEDA Policy Corps Member

    I remember learning about Harvard’s decision to close and evict all of its students due to the growing concern…

  • Rachel Lautigar – University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    Many people are often suspicious of Friday the 13. I was never one of those people, but perhaps a…