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Round-Up: Coronavirus Crisis - May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020

Today’s top stories regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and higher education. Also, see NAICU's Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources webpage.
Higher-Ed Lobbying Group, Eyeing an In-Person Fall, Asks Congress for Liability Shields
The Chronicle of Higher Education (May 29, 2020)
Senator Murray Opposes Request by College Groups for Liability Protection
Inside Higher Ed (May 29, 2020)
Independent Agency Criticizes DeVos's Ruling on CARES Act Grants
Inside Higher Ed (May 29, 2020)
Governors on Steps for Reopening Campuses
Inside Higher Ed (May 29, 2020)
Colleges Face Student Lawsuits Seeking Refunds After Coronavirus Closures
WAMU / NPR, Washington, DC (May 29, 2020)
State Lawmakers Wrestle with Scope and Timing of Higher Ed Budget Cuts (May 29, 2020)
Congress Weighs Student Loan Forgiveness, But There’s a Partisan Hurdle (May 29, 2020)
Stanford Sees $267 Million ‘Negative Financial Impact’ From COVID-19 in March-August
Diverse (May 29, 2020)
Earlham College Making $7.6M in Budget Cuts, Suspending 4 Sports (May 29, 2020)
Rebuilding America: What Will It Take to Reopen Ohio’s colleges?
Newark Advocate, Newark, OH (May 29, 2020)
Iona College to Start Fall Semester 3 Weeks Early, Offers Courses in Hybrid Format (May 29, 2020)
Financial Stability of Colleges To Be a Concern for Prospective Students, Raleigh-Durham, NC (May 29, 2020)
What College Students Need Now
The Chronicle of Higher Education (May 29, 2020)
‘At the Most Elite Institutions, College Can Basically Be a Finishing School:’ Coronavirus Raises Questions About the Value of College (May 29, 2020)
Five Ways to Get Low-Income Students Back to College During COVID-19 – Opinion
Atlantic Journal Constitution (May 29, 2020)
Faculty Are Not Cannon Fodder – Opinion
The Chronicle of Higher Education (May 29, 2020)

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