Tracking Coronavirus


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Enrollment, instructional/non-instructional staff and on-campus healthcare capacity data is is based on Fall 2018 IPEDS National Data Center data. Staffing numbers are included to give an approximate indication of institutions’ employment and pre-COVID-19 enrollment. See IPEDS data dictionary here.

Plans for fall 2020: Individual institutional websites.

Data we are tracking that does not appear on the display:

  1. Employee work status (on campus/remote)
  2. Status of lab/research work
  3. Protocols for graduate students
  4. Confirmed COVID-19 cases
  5. Recovered COVID-19 cases

This display is updated weekly

With additional updates for this display, please contact Charlotte Peyser:

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September 21, 2020

5 Ways Open Educational Resources Can Help Students Succeed This Fall 

The shift to online learning has challenged instructors to create courses that are as engaging online as they are in person. As many faculty prepare for online learning again this fall, open educational resources (OER) can be part of the solution to help students stay safe and be successful. OER are free and openly licensed...
September 15, 2020

­­Harvard and Yale: Too Much Affirmative Action or Too Little?

This essay is a sequel to “The Human Dimensions of Enrollment Management,” published in The New England Journal of Higher Education on June 30, 2020. In that article, my unusual focus (as a trained theoretical physicist) was on integrity, not science, as the single most important factor in enrollment management success. Early in my supervision...
September 11, 2020

Land-Grant Mission Tailor-Made for Boosting Post-Pandemic Recovery

Gracing the back wall of my office at the University of Vermont is an antique wooden desk that’s more than 150 years old. While it’s an undeniably handsome piece of 19th century craftsmanship, it serves much more than a decorative purpose. As the desk of Vermont Sen. Justin Morrill, the author of the Morrill Act...


Join us in congratulating @ccpeys on her recent promotion to Senior Policy & Research Analyst @nebhe! In her year at NEBHE, Charlotte has worked on a variety of initiatives & we are so excited to see what she does next! Congratulations Charlotte!

Join us in congratulating @SMirandaMurphy in her recent promotion to Associate Director of Policy Research & Analysis @nebhe! Dr. Murphy has done amazing work in a variety of areas & we are so excited to see what she does next! Congratulations Stephanie!

Excited to talk Upskilling with @trinitycollege, @GoodwinUniv and @CSCUnews tomorrow at 1:00! Join us!

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Calling #college and #university leaders: @NEBHE seeks a Fellow for #DiversityEquityInclusion.
Join our team as we redouble our efforts in #NewEngland to bring issues of #Faculty #Diversity and #inequity to the forefront:

This fall, students face unprecedented challenges amid COVID-19 & economic uncertainties. We’re proud to partner with @swiftstudents, a free tool assisting college students seeking adjustments to their #FinancialAid packages.

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