Episode 177: Recapping the "Coronabus" Implementation, What Democrat Control of the Senate Means for Higher Ed, and DeVos's Farewell

This week on "Off The Cuff," Justin provides listeners with a brief editorial addressing the recent violence at the U.S. Capitol. At 7:01 the team provides insight into how the results from Georgia’s Senate runoff elections could impact President-elect Joe Biden’s higher education agenda. Megan then offers a recap of Congress’ massive year end spending bill that contained a number of higher education policies. Allie covers a farewell letter issued by outgoing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Congress, and Jill highlights the Department of Education’s (ED) reopening of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). Plus, the group wants to know: what one word encompasses your expectations for 2021?

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Justin Draeger Megan Coval Allie Bidwell Jill Desjean

Justin Draeger
President & CEO

Megan Coval
Vice President, Policy & Federal Relations

Allie Arcese
Managing Editor

Jill Desjean
Policy Analyst

 

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Publication Date: 1/8/2021


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