Podcast: What’s New in Higher Ed

In the launch of season 5 of the Future U podcast series, hosts Jeff Selingo and Michael B. Horn discuss the impact of Covid on colleges and universities, a Supreme Court ruling on college athletes, and business developments in higher ed such as the sale of edX. Other summer headlines include vaccine mandates, debt for masters’ degrees, and the University of North Carolina’s imbroglio over Pulitzer Prize winner Nikole Hannah-Jones.

“We saw free community college perhaps get a way to be enacted into law, that I and many others were skeptical would happen, as part of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill the Democrats would like to push forward,” Horn said. “That’s something to stay tuned on.”

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