Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman is an education reporter for EdScoop, where she writes about the virtues and challenges of innovative technology solutions used in higher education and K-12 spaces. Foresman also covers local government IT for StateScoop, on occasion.

Foresman graduated from Texas Christian University in 2018 — go Frogs! — with a BA in journalism and psychology. During her senior year, she worked as an intern at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., and moved back to the capital after completing her degree because, like Shrek, she feels most at home in the swamp.

Foresman previously worked at Scoop News Group as an editorial fellow.

Higher Education

Educause outlines universities' 3 pandemic recovery options in annual report

by Betsy Foresman • 5 hours ago

No single strategy will help all institutions recover from the pandemic, but technology will continue to play a central role as institutions adapt and strive to better serve students' needs, the group's organizers said.

Higher Education

How chatbots are helping university students stay on track

by Betsy Foresman • 11 hours ago

Chatbots are helping universities better understand the needs of their students and proactively guide them toward support, educational technology leaders said.

Higher Education

Strong CIO partnerships helped universities survive the pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 1 day ago

University provosts and CIOs have found their existing relationships improved pandemic response, and they predicted CIOs' roles will continue to grow.

Higher Education

College textbook quarantine boosts safety, challenges accessibility

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

Santa Fe Community College quarantines each returned book for three days, but librarians said the policy has strained access for those already struggling most during the pandemic.

Higher Education

Pandemic amplified students' growing reliance on technology, says Educause

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days ago

A new Educause survey found that concerns of internet access, data protection and online accessibility were at the top of students' minds even before the pandemic hit.

Higher Education

U. North Carolina-Charlotte adopts unified security platform for data protection

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

A new tool from Cisco is helping the university protect its data and users, who are working and studying from off campus during the pandemic.