Higher ed IT workforce ‘never going back’ to pre-pandemic ways
On the Cutting EDge podcast, University of Wisconsin CIO Lois Brooks says the COVID-19 pandemic forever changed the higher ed IT workforce.
As COVID-19 surges, Rice University switches to online instruction
The university's provost announced the first two weeks of instruction will be switched to an online format.
East Coast Poly offers students COVID-19 'Vax Pass'
Students who display their "Vax Pass," a new blockchain-backed COVID-19 vaccination credential, can skip lines at screening stations.
Schools can use pandemic relief on cyber, senators remind Education Dept.
The department has not done enough to tell K-12 schools they can use their COVID-19 relief on cybersecurity, Sens. Mark Warner and Susan Collins wrote in letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona.
Colleges should invest in digital learning records, Education Dept. says
The federal government also recommended "hy-flex" learning as one of several tech-related measures meant to help students recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
University digital services? Don't forget 'the bottom part,' CIO says
An emphasis on IT infrastructure is essential to support whatever service offerings higher education institutions have in mind, says Sam Segran, CIO of Texas Tech University.
Universities are adopting cloud services at an accelerating pace
New data from The Tambellini Group shows institutions of all sizes are selecting cloud vendors for their finance and human capital management systems.
Online learning remains high priority for higher ed, Educause report finds
Colleges and universities are increasing their use of hybrid and blended learning models, but students still prefer face-to-face learning.
COVID-19, One Year In — A StateScoop & EdScoop Special Report
The past year was tough — here's what leaders across higher education, and state and local government, are thinking about as they move forward.