On a Knife's Edge
Maximillian Alvarez, The Chronicle Review
As the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis continue to converge, the future of higher education is shrouded in fear and uncertainty. While trying to manage anxieties about the potentially devastating risks to public and personal health that campus-re-opening plans pose, faculty and staff workers worry about whether or not their jobs, programs, or even their institutions will survive—and, if they do, what they will look like.
Four professors discuss the situations at their institutions and how their respective struggles are connected.