COVID-19 and the Return to Campus: In Person and Remote

October 8, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, colleges and universities in the United States have brought students back to campus both in person and virtually. What challenges have they overcome and what obstacles lie ahead? This virus has changed the way students live and learn and the way higher education systems will operate – financially, legally and otherwise – for decades to come. Or has it? Join our panelists as they discuss the Fall 2020 return to class, the decision and planning process with the President and the Board, and the effects of COVID-19 on various aspects of campus life, including operations, student housing, student aid and governance in this time of crisis.

David Bunis, Senior VP and General Counsel, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Gerry Leone, General Counsel, University of Massachusetts