June 12, 2020 WEBINAR: Weathering the Fiscal Storm: How Colleges and Universities Can Survive in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Universities cannot look to Washington for additional bailouts. They must begin an internal course correction now.
Friday, Jun 12, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
For decades, American higher education has been facing an untenable fiscal situation brought on by increasing administrative bloat and an ongoing facilities arms race. The coronavirus pandemic did not create these problems, but the pandemic is now exacerbating these challenges and impacting universities’ bottom lines. Endowments, tuition revenue, charitable contributions, and state appropriations have and will continue to be impacted by the economic effects of business shutdowns precipitated by the coronavirus. Universities cannot look to Washington for additional bailouts. They must begin an internal course correction now.
Join us for a conversation on how university administrators can reopen their campuses safely, and what steps they need to take to survive financially.
Heritage convened the National Coronavirus Recovery Commission to make recommendations for state and local governments, the Trump administration, Congress, and the private sector. Learn more at CoronavirusCommission.com.
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BACKGROUNDER 15 min read
COMMENTARY 3 min read
TESTIMONY 6 min read