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Tracking colleges’ reopening plans for the fall

The Chronicle of Higher Education is currently tracking about 1,210 colleges which are sharing their plans for the fall 2020 semester. Chart by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Higher education leaders continue to face unprecedented challenges as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. New operational procedures and cleaning methods are needed to keep students, faculty and other employees safe. But first higher education leaders must make the difficult decision on when to open campus for the fall—and how to do it. 

According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, which is currently tracking about 1,210 colleges, most colleges say they’re planning for an in-person experience this fall semester. See the list of colleges that have either revealed their plans or have shared their deadline for communicating this important decision. Among the universities with status updates are DePaul University, Emory University, the University of the Pacific and the University of Scranton. Read more here.