Summary of the Symposium on Institutions of Higher Education: Financial Viability and COVID-19

Abstract: The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Consumer Finance Institute (CFI) held a virtual symposium on May 12, 2021, on the topic of financial health and stability of higher education institutions. The symposium included three panel discussions as well as remarks from Philadelphia Fed President Patrick T. Harker on fiscal pressures experienced by colleges and universities, especially in light of the pandemic. Participants also discussed what is on the horizon for higher education, a sector of great importance to the U.S. economy.

Keywords: COVID-19;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Part of Series: Consumer Finance Institute conference summaries

Publication Date: 2021-09-13

Pages: 6