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Round-Up: Coronavirus Crisis - May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020

Today’s top stories regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and higher education. Also, see NAICU's Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources webpage.
CDC Issues New Guidance to Colleges
Inside Higher Ed (May 21, 2020)
Colleges Pull Back Tuition Increases as Pressure to Manage Costs Mounts
EducationDive (May 21, 2020)
Colleges Lower the Boom on Retirement Plans
Inside Higher Ed (May 21, 2020)
Lawmakers Seek to Double Duration of Small-Business Loans
The Wall Street Journal (May 21, 2020)
Expanding AmeriCorps Could Turn New Grads Into an Army of Contact Tracers. It Just Needs Funding.
The Washington Post (May 21, 2020)
BYU, Other Latter-Day Saint Colleges and Universities Turn Down $54 Million from CARES Act, Start Private Aid for Students
Deseret News, Salt Lake City (May 21, 2020)
Upstate NY College Won’t Have Enough Money to Operate If Students Aren’t Back for Fall (Report) (May 21, 2020)
‘I Don’t Know If She’ll Be Safe’: Stakes Are High as Colleges Seek to Reopen Campus Dorms
USA Today (May 21, 2020)
Partying Like It's 2019
Inside Higher Ed (May 21, 2020)
With Higher Ed in Limbo, Students Are Switching to Community Colleges  (May 21, 2020)
Without College Commencement Gatherings, Local Economies in Mass. Lose Out, Boston (May 21, 2020)
Fearing a Second Wave of Covid-19, Some Colleges Will End Fall Semester Early
The Chronicle of Higher Education (May 21, 2020)
‘There Will Be Less Patience in the Fall’: 100 ‘Unprecedented’ Student Lawsuits Suing Colleges Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
MarketWatch (May 21, 2020)
Picture Remains Murky for Graduates Heading Off to College (May 21, 2020)
Emergency Relief Screw-Up Hits 5 Million Student Loan Borrowers
Politico (May 21, 2020)
Student Borrowers Sue Over ‘Illegally Damaged’ Credit Scores Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Yahoo Finance (May 21, 2020)
University Leaders Are Failing – Opinion
The Chronicle of Higher Education (May 21, 2020)
The Misguided Rush to Reopen Universities - Opinion
Inside Higher Ed (May 21, 2020)
What Will Life Be Like at Post-COVID Colleges and Universities? - Opinion
Inside Higher Ed (May 21, 2020)

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