HBCUs Face An Additional Set of Coronavirus ConcernsMarch 16, 2020 |
by Sara Weissman
Campuses across the country are temporarily closing in response to the coronavirus, encouraging students to go home and offering online classes to prevent the virus from spreading.
Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) – and other minority serving institutions (MSIs) – are no exception. But these schools face an extra set of concerns as they try to keep underrepresented students safe on tighter budgets than predominantly White institutions.