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September 29, 2020 at 2:21 pm

Vedder in Forbes | Coronavirus Enrollment Effects: Small But Consequential

Dr. Richard Vedder, portrait

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Coronavirus Enrollment Effects: Small But Consequential.”

Early preliminary data from the respected National Student Clearinghouse Research Center show total enrollments this fall are down only 1.8 % over last year. Since after the Covid-19 pandemic hit many were concerned fall enrollment might be down precipitously, say 10 or even 20%, these numbers are actually rather comforting to many in the higher education community.

But two caveats are in order….

Read more at Forbes.

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