Boston Globe | Colleges Fear Long-Term Impacts from Coronavirus.
The Boston Globe recently 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 U.S. 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,” Dretler said. “In China, where online learning has been slower to take off, more students and their families are now asking for the option.”