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AAU Joins Associations on Letter Clarifying Costs of Safely Reopening Campuses

Last week, AAU joined ACE and 37 other higher education associations on a letter to Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee leadership to reply to several questions raised during the committee’s recent hearing, “COVID-19: Going Back to College Safely.” The letter highlights the difficulties colleges and universities face as they plan for the fall 2020 semester and provides insight into the scope of the challenge of making decisions that affect hundreds of campuses, the health and safety of millions of students, and puts billions of dollars on the line. The associations repeat their call for additional funding to help colleges and universities face the “dire financial circumstances’ [they] are operating under.”

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