Grasping for a foothold on the enrollment cliff

From Inside Higher Ed: “Higher ed experts gathered in D.C. … to take stock of a three-year enrollment plunge. … Doug Shapiro, executive director of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, kicked off the day with a summary of his organization’s bleak enrollment and attainment findings since the pandemic began in 2020. … While there’s been some recovery among four-year colleges and universities, Shapiro said the vast majority has been concentrated at selective and financially stable institutions. Most small private colleges and regional publics, he said, are still hemorrhaging students—and he’s not sure many of them are going to be able to stop the bleeding.”

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