March 24, 2021

The Weekly Roundup: Hiring Booms at Some Universities

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How teachers can effectively teach hybrid classes and the hiring booms at Syracuse and Ohio State

Welcome to the Meratas Memo’s Weekly Roundup! This is your weekly fix of higher education and alternative financing news. Here are this week’s stories: 


How to Make Hybrid Learning Work

Hybrid learning, being part time in a physical classroom and part time online, has been a popular choice for many who have wanted to get an education on their time. However, the pandemic has changed this from a convenient option to a downright necessity. But with this shift in teaching models come new challenges for educators to overcome.

In this post by Edsurge, they highlight some success stories for teaching in a hybrid learning environment and provide some educator insights into what makes a successful hybrid program. 

Read the full story on Edsurge here.  


Hiring Booms at Syracuse and Ohio State

Hiring shifts during the pandemic often meant laying off faculty. The uncertainty it brought on led many schools and programs to cut costs and slash budgets wherever possible. So to see some schools bringing on more tenure-bound faculty members will come as a surprise to many. 

Ohio State and Syracuse are two universities looking to hire hundreds of professors to fit the needs of each school. These hires will look to aid both universities in their research and diversity goals. 

Read the full story on Inside Higher Ed here. 

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