May 6, 2021
Jon Fansmith and Sarah Spreitzer provide insight into what
President Biden’s American Families Plan means for higher ed as
well as how international students are being affected by the
pandemic. ACE Vice President and General Counsel Peter McDonough
visits the podcast to talk about what college leaders should know
about vaccine requirements and the legal issues associated with
making campuses safe when students return in the fall.
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Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
China Rivalry Spurs Republicans and
Democrats to Align on Tech Spending
The Wall Street Journal (sub. req.) | April 14, 2021
From Conversation with Peter McDonough:
Here’s a List of Colleges That Will
Require Students or Employees to Be Vaccinated Against
The Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req.) | May 5, 2021
Maryland Public Universities Will
Mandate Coronavirus Vaccines. Other Campuses Aren’t So
The Washington Post (sub. req.) | April 23, 2021
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Each episode of dotEDU presents a deep dive into a major public policy issue impacting college campuses and students across the country. Hosts from ACE are joined by guest experts to lead you through thought-provoking conversations on topics such as campus free speech, diversity in admissions, college costs and affordability, and more. Find all episodes of the podcast at the dotEDU page.
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Jon Fansmith is a director of government relations at ACE. He represents ACE and its members on matters related to the federal budget and appropriations process, with a particular focus on student aid.
Mushtaq Gunja serves as vice president and chief of staff at ACE, where he is in charge of strategic initiatives, communications, and membership.
Sarah Spreitzer is a director of government relations at ACE. She represents ACE and its members on matters related to research policy and funding, federal policy, international students, immigration, and legislative issues.