University Business has compiled a list of websites that have become central points of contact for college administrators, faculty, staff, and students in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. These sites contain information clearinghouses, helpful links, and/or listservs. As new sites arise we will add them to the list. University Business is not responsible for the content of the websites.
National Association for College and University Business Officers/American Council on Education:
The Sloan Consortium, an international association of colleges and universities, is offering displaced students a free accelerated program with a wide range of courses at the community college, university and graduate level:
National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges:
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities:
Society for College and University Planning:
http://www.scup.org/knowledge/katrina for displaced students.
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators:
Association of American Medical Colleges:
elearners.com Katrina Relief Database:
Council for Advancement and Support of Education:
ProfNet page with expert perspectives on Gulf Coast disaster: http://www.collaborativepr.com/collegesrespond
National Association for College Admissions Counseling listserv:
American Association of Community Colleges: http://www2.aacc.nche.edu/Newsletter/hurricane_katrina_2.htm
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy:
Association of American University Presses:
American Society of Association Executives:
American Society of Safety Engineers:
UB has received hundreds of e-mails from colleges and organizations assisting in response to the recent disaster. If you contacted us with information, thank you. We believe the above links provide comprehensive networks for Katrina-related developments.