This Will Be One of the Worst Months in the History of Higher Education
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Robert Kelchen, The Chronicle Review
In this essay, Robert Kelchen says the disruptions caused by COVID-19 are just the beginning. Whether colleges are willing to admit it or not, chaos may be greeting many of them in the coming weeks, and wishful thinking will not be enough to avoid it.
The best thing college presidents can do for their students, staff, and broader communities, Kelchen writes, is to immediately make the inevitable decision to hold most classes online.