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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October 21, 2020

From the NEJHE Beat … Semi-Locked Down But Not Out

The NEJHE beat is semi-locked down, but not out. A little of what we’ve been following … Counting heads. New enrollment figures show higher education reeling under the weight of COVID-19 and a faltering economy on top of preexisting challenges such as worries that college may not be worth the price. A month into the...
October 13, 2020

Practitioner Perspectives: A Q&A on Steering Open Education in the Ocean State

In the following Q&A, NEBHE’s Fellow for Open Education Lindsey Gumb takes the pulse of Open Education in Rhode Island with two key leaders in the field: Dragan Gill, who is a Rhode Island College reference librarian and co-chair of the Rhode Island Open Textbook Initiative, and Daniela Fairchild, who is director of the Rhode...
October 6, 2020

Economic Recovery Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty

Takeaways from NEBHE’s Legislative Advisory Committee … The economic fallout of the layoffs and business closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc for New England workers—especially those who were already facing a structurally vulnerable workforce and employment system before the pandemic. What can state governments do to stimulate job creation and make New...


Interested in how #NewEngland #colleges & #universities adjusted their #tuition & #fees during the 2019-20 academic year? Read our latest report to see the financial precedent that public institutions set before #COVID19 #highered #edu

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This is #pharmacyweek – time to recognize pharmacists & pharmacy techs for their contribution to patient care esp during #covid19 Considering pharmacy career? Pharmacy (PharmD) @UConn & Pharmaceutical Sciences (BS) @URI are #tuitionbreak eligible for ME, MA, NH, VT @ASHPOfficial

The New England Board of Higher Education seeks a coordinator for #tuitionbreak aka the Regional Student Program @nebhe

Join the #NEBHE team and work to ensure the ongoing success of the interstate program, now in its 64th year!

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