The cost of higher education, coupled with changes brought on by the pandemic, have altered the trajectory for many would-be college students. Those already under financial distress and disadvantaged families are struggling, including faculty members who are concerned about their health and job security. Today on Insight, the affordability and practicality of attending college during the pandemic, and how colleges and universities are responding to the challenges of COVID-19.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education Senior Reporter Eric Kelderman on how the pandemic is impacting higher education, the Biden Administration’s plan for addressing student debt, and what vaccinating teachers and students would mean for more in-person classes
- Campaign College Opportunity Executive Vice President Jessie Ryan navigates college affordability and student debt in California amid COVID-19
- California State University, Stanislaus President Ellen Junn and California State University, Sacramento President Robert Nelsen check-in on how their universities are faring and plans going forward with in-person classes, vaccinations, and more
- UC Berkeley undergraduate and Aspire Student Advocacy Fellow Edgar Oseguera Martinez shares his experience as a college student during the pandemic and recent article on why Pell Grants need to double in amount