The Claims are Coming for Higher Education

Josh Hinson

The end of the 2019-2020 school year was unique for college and university students throughout the country, to say the least.  In mid-March, school administrators started seeing the writing on the wall—the federal government issued warnings about a novel virus, and state and local officials considered shutdowns of restaurants, retail stores, and hotels.  Higher education officials were facing a powder keg.  Colleges are responsible for a large group of students, living, studying, and recreating together.  How can they ensure their students’ safety with a new, highly contagious respiratory virus?  First, spring breaks were extended.  Then, campus-wide shutdowns and virtual learning began.  Now, college officials are facing another challenge.  (Download the white paper)