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Round-Up: Coronavirus Crisis - August 12, 2020

August 12, 2020

Today’s top stories regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and higher education. Also, see NAICU's Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources webpage.
August Wave of Campus Reopening Reversals
Inside Higher Ed (August 12, 2020)
As Fall Classes Begin at Notre Dame, Campus Sees First Case of COVID-19 and School President Apologizes for Social Distancing Error in Group Photo
Chicago Tribune, Chicago (August 12, 2020)
Fed’s Barkin Says Economy Could Suffer Relapse Without More Washington Stimulus
MarketWatch (August 12, 2020)
Looking for an In-Person Experience
Inside Higher Ed (August 12, 2020)
Colleges Begin Releasing Coronavirus Test Results Ahead of Fall (August 12, 2020)
Freshmen Uncertain About Enrolling in Fall Classes, Survey Finds (August 12, 2020)
Outrage as Coronavirus Prompts US Universities and Colleges to Shed Staff
The Guardian, U.S. Edition  (August 12, 2020)
Parents and Students Reevaluate College Costs Amid Virtual Learning
PBS News Hour (August 12, 2020)
Want to Return to Campus? Please Sign on the Dotted Line
WGBH, Boston (August 12, 2020)
How the Coronavirus Has Upended College Admissions
WAMU/NPR, Washington, DC (August 12, 2020)
Some US Colleges to Reopen In-Person Despite Doubts, Pushback (August 12, 2020)
Nebraska's Public, Private Colleges Gear Up for School Year
Sioux City Journal, Sioux City, IA (August 12, 2020)
Pa. Coronavirus Recovery: UPenn to Move Classes Online, Freeze Tuition This Coming Semester
WHYY, Philadelphia (August 12, 2020)
Grieving at Guilford College
News & Record, Raleigh, NC (August 12, 2020)
Macalester College Scales Back Reopening Plan, Will Start Fall Semester Online
Star Tribune, Minneapolis (August 12, 2020)
College's Move to Hybrid Education Could Help Students, Hurt Town, Belfast, ME (August 12, 2020)
Why You Should Stay Away From Bars During COVID-19, According to Experts (August 12, 2020)
Is Student Loan Forgiveness an Effective Form of Economic Stimulus? – Opinion
The Urban Institute (August 12, 2020)
Why Should College Students Pay Full Tuition If They Won’t Be On Campus Because of Coronavirus? - Opinion (August 12, 2020)
Don’t Make College Kids the Coronavirus Police – Opinion
The New York Times (August 12, 2020)
College Football Isn’t a Bubble – Opinion
The Wall Street Journal (August 12, 2020)

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