Boston Globe | Colleges Fear Long-Term Impacts from Coronavirus

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By Shorelight Team
Last updated on February 27, 2020

US universities experienced major disruptions during COVID-19. In early 2020, Shorelight CEO Tom Dretler spoke to The Boston Globe on how American higher education institutions could prepare and build resilience to face future uncertainties.

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The Boston Globe interviewed Tom Dretler on the educational impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as colleges and universities prepare for significant disruptions to the industry.

The article uncovers how some US institutions are developing backup plans and offering technological solutions for international students who may not be able to travel to the United States.

Ultimately, the virus has the potential to change the way higher education is delivered across the globe. In China, where online learning has been slower to take off, more students and their families are now asking for the option.” - Tom Dretler, CEO, Shorelight

Read the full article on the Boston Globe website >