Amidst the global COVID-19 Crisis, Chronicle of higher education aimed to connect a panel of experts with college administrators around the globe to provide updates on COVID-19 and discuss solutions to key challenges facing colleges & universities.
Led by Bryan Alexander, a prominent figure in higher ed and host of the Future Trends Forum, Karin Fischer, a Chronicle reporter who has been covering the emergency. Sarah Van Orman, Chief Health Officer of the University of Southern California led a panel discussion that included scores of questions from the online audience.
Result: Beyond the 1000+ of participants on Shindig approximately 10,000 more viewed the event over social media. Streamed to Shindig Live and Periscope Live. An open forum with participants asked questions of the panelists or moderators.