Accounting for the federal money and the state cuts, higher education institutions are facing a roughly 5% reduction next year.
In contrast, the stimulus package for the Great Recession enabled schools to more easily access money for institutional needs.
The scenario is worse than preliminary estimates predicting a $2 billion to $3 billion shortfall.
In 1983, Nate Easley attended Colorado State University and received $900 federal grants each year that almost covered…
To leverage the expertise of its students, the school created a program that connects families from across Denver in need of tutors.
Colorado appears to be among the first states to allow a limited reopening of campuses during the coronavirus pandemic.
Even the best-case scenarios mean the loss of millions in funds that paid for school construction, social workers, and tuition increases for students.
Clearing admissions hurdles for students is especially crucial as college officials expect enrollment to dip and impact budgets.
Counselors say they've been advising high school seniors not to close off college as an option even if the coronavirus pandemic is causing plenty of uncertainty.
The petition is one of many requests from college students nationwide calling for universities to refund charges after a stark switch in college campus life.