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Katherine Rowe (President of William & Mary)
Colleges all over the country closed campus and shifted to online classes at the start of the coronavirus outbreak. Despite fears of a virus resurgence, William & Mary is among a growing number of colleges planning to re-open in the fall. We talk to Katherine Rowe, President of William & Mary, on the challenges of the upcoming school year and the resiliency of her student body.
College During Coronavirus
Timothy Sands (President of Virginia Tech)
Virginia Tech has also announced it will reopen in the fall. But how do you prevent a coronavirus outbreak from happening when over 30,000 students return to their college town? Timothy Sands, President of Virginia Tech, discusses his plans for keeping students, faculty, and community residents safe when school reopens.
The Student Debt Divide
Jason Houle (Dartmouth College)
Student loan numbers have skyrocketed in recent years, but some groups of students are affected more than others. Jason Houle explains how the burden of student debt follows the same social divides that much else does: race and class
The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges
Stephanie Cellini (George Washington University)
Stephanie Cellini studies the rise and fall of for-profit colleges and universities. She says they often take advantage of the students who are most in need of a leg up.
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