Higher ed groups ask for more flexibility on Paycheck Protection Program

Higher ed groups ask for more flexibility on Paycheck Protection Program

Dive Brief:  More than a dozen higher education associations are urging the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to loosen the eligibility requirements for a federal coronavirus relief program so more small colleges can qualify.  Congress established the Paycheck Protection Program earlier this year to provide loans to businesses with 500 or fewer employees during the […]
College fundraisers brace for declines in 2020 and 2021

College fundraisers brace for declines in 2020 and 2021

Dive Brief: Two in five college advancement officials expect philanthropic revenue to be down 10% or more for the current fiscal year, and even more say the same for the next fiscal year, according to a new survey from EAB. The consulting firm polled 110 officials...
GAO: Over half of school districts need major building repairs

GAO: Over half of school districts need major building repairs

Dive Brief: More than half of U.S. school districts have buildings in need of major repairs, according to estimates in a new report from the Government Accountability Office. For example, 41% of districts have problems with their heating, ventilation and air...