Tag: Federal and State Policies
While federal financial assistance provides some welcomed relief, CARES funds alone will not eliminate the need to reduce costs. EAB will continue to monitor this space closely to keep college and university leaders informed on federal actions that may affect higher education.
As governments around the world scramble to respond to COVID-19’s financial impacts, many countries have introduced relief packages for their respective tertiary or higher education sectors. In most instances, government relief accounts for just a fraction of universities’ expected losses. Higher education providers in some countries are receiving no direct emergency funding at all, with policy changes making up the bulk of government action. To make sense of the different support packages and policy changes affecting HEIs, EAB has put together a short summary of where universities stand in terms of relief in different corners of the globe.
The CARES Act provides every institution with hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars to disburse to students, but institutions have just 30 days to determine how they will distribute these funds.
How the federal government is responding to research needs during COVID-19—and what institutions can do to help themselves
If you’ve struggled to keep up with what’s happening in Washington, you’re not alone. It didn’t seem possible for the pace of information coming from Congress, the White House, and the agencies to increase, but that’s exactly what has happened. This brief provides a snapshot of what’s going on and—perhaps more importantly—what you and your team can do now regardless of what happens in D.C.
Following our analysis of how the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) will impact colleges and universities, EAB wanted to specifically help our advancement partners understand what the relief package means for philanthropy and how it may impact donors’ inclination to give.
Higher education leaders have spent the last few weeks anticipating how Washington will help colleges and universities get through the COVID-19 crisis. Now, federal assistance is, at last, on the way, though several complex provisions await implementation, making their impact uncertain.
Financial aid letters vary greatly between colleges, leaving many students confused and frustrated during the enrollment decision process.
See important questions your school should answer about campus policies on free speech and climate flashpoints in the wake of the latest executive order.
The order will not immediately impact campuses, as the order directs public institutions to abide by the First Amendment and private institutions to follow their stated institutional policies on free inquiry.
Sen. Alexander’s upcoming retirement could give urgency to Higher Education Act reauthorization.