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Connections: How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting local colleges and universities

Apr 16, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a number of challenges for institutions of higher education. Students are learning remotely, and faculty are doing their best to provide virtual lessons. Some colleges and universities are also facing unexpected financial issues. The University of Rochester, for example, has announced that it is taking financial belt tightening measures.

This hour, we talk with the leaders of local colleges and universities about their concerns, their priorities, and how they see their institutions adapting in the short and long term. Our guests: