17 February 2010

Recession Realities: Blog in 2010

Ray Schroeder continues to blog on the Recession Realities in Higher Education in the U.S. His 2010 entries display the range of institutions facing budget cuts, many of which will play out in lay-offs, whole majors eliminated, and truncated summer schedules.

The short list of institutions detailed in the blog: City College of San Francisco, Dartmouth, U of Illinois, U of Nevada, Brown. The list goes on and on.

As the blog makes clear, cuts today are not isolated events with recovery in sight. As students, staff, and faculty adjust to new conditions, they will realize the long-term effects. For staff and faculty, that's likely to be reduced income (for some, loss of job altogether). For students, the effect is likely to be increased time to degree. And increased costs, too.

© 2010 Mary Bold, PhD, CFLE. Email contact: bold[AT]marybold.com. The content of this blog or related web sites created by Mary Bold (http://www.marybold.com/, http://www.boldproductions.com/, College Intern Blog) is not under any circumstances to be regarded as legal or professional advice. Bold is the co-author of Reflections: Preparing for your Practicum or Internship, geared to college interns in the child, education, and family fields. She is a consultant and speaker on assessment, distance learning, and technology.

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