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Faculty Program on COVID-19 Impact Set for March 3

NY6 faculty are invited to a free webinar exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on faculty productivity and well-being on Wednesday, March 3, at 4 pm. The program will focus on collaborative research by three NY6 faculty members: Catherine Berheide (Skidmore College), Megan Carpenter (St. Lawrence University), and David Cotter (Union College). The presentation is titled, "I have no time to do anything:” Barriers to faculty productivity and well-being during...

CICU Cites Private Colleges' Strong COVID-19 Response

The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU), last week released testing data for its members, 100+ private, not-for-profit colleges and universities across New York State. According to the CICU report, more than 854,000 tests were conducted from August 1 through October 27, with just 1,354 positive results, a positivity rate of 0.16%. 

“The...

NY6 Presidents Oppose Proposed Visa Changes

The presidents of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium member institutions have issued a statement opposing the changes to visa regulations for international students and visiting scholars which have been proposed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The proposed regulations would end the practice of issuing visas for the duration of a student’s academic studies or a scholar’s academic appointment and institute a fixed-term visa. The statement reads:

The member...