2022 is vastly different than 2002, especially in the world of higher education. The pace of tuition and debt of college educated students (now estimated at $1.5 trillion) may be reaching a breaking point. As with many other industries who were booming and then witnessed a sharp decline (newspapers, CDs) higher education is now on that teetering point and needs to decide its next moves. This Inside Higher Ed article discusses how to communicate an uncertain higher education future.
Due to distance and other factors, many students cannot make it to campus for a tour. The pandemic also may in-person tours nearly impossible. That led the University of Montana to rethink its virtual campus tours and find ways to make the tours more equitable to the ones conducted on campus. This Inside Higher Ed article details how they transformed their virtual tours.