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Washington Post 12 Aug 2020

LIVE on 8/13 at 3 p.m. ET: Presidents of Spelman and Montgomery colleges discuss effects of covid-19

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As the nation and economy continue to face the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19, many colleges and universities are delaying plans to begin their fall semesters with in-person instruction to limit the risk of spreading the virus. With several states now experiencing spikes of coronavirus cases, particularly among young adults, school administrators are examining more cautious strategies to employ such as online learning and canceling athletic events altogether. Washington Post Live will examine the outsized impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. higher education system from students to faculty and what the college experience could look like in the years to come. Spelman College president Mary Schmidt Campbell and Montgomery College president DeRionne P. Pollard will discuss the many challenges and decisions facing American colleges right now. Join the conversation on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 3:00 p.m. ET.


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