Sunday, September 13, 2020

Fall Brings Wave of Furloughs - Emma Whitford, Inside Higher Ed

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst is one of many universities putting cost-cutting measures into place this fall. The beginning of September marked the start of long-term furloughs for many colleges. After widespread budget slashing and subsequent furloughs in April, a second wave of revenue shortfalls is sweeping colleges as they attempt to safely reopen for in-person classes and, in some cases, abruptly reverse course.