Our Nation's Enrollment Plunge

A recording of the first 2 hours of the event

According to January’s National Student Clearinghouse data, higher ed enrollment has been on the decline for a while and took a major downturn over the last two years.  This virtual convening will bring together experts to discuss the implications for those hit the hardest, including students of color, if enrollment doesn’t recover and people don’t get the education needed for good jobs.

 1 – 2 p.m. EDT

Opening Remarks

Secretary Miguel Cardona, U.S. Department of Education 

Understanding the Data

Hearing from Journalists

A National Perspective

 2 – 3 p.m. EDT

Panel Discussion: Ideas, Solutions, and Call-to-Actions to Reverse the Enrollment Trend

Panel session from the perspectives of institutions, policymakers, and employers—discussing solutions that have been implemented which will end in a call to action for everyone to think seriously about what we can each do to reverse the trend.  

The faces of the four for this session's live panel discussion.

3 – 4 p.m. EDT

Q & A from the Virtual Audience


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