Report: Public research universities spent 70% of pandemic relief
From Higher Ed Dive: “Public research universities spent almost $14.5 billion in federal coronavirus relief funding by the end of 2021, totaling about 70% of the amount they received, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. The total includes $6.7 billion for emergency aid grants to graduate and undergraduate students, 79% of the funding lawmakers earmarked for that purpose. Institutions had spent just under $7 billion in institutional funding, about 66% of the total legislators set aside for direct aid to institutions. APLU expects public research universities to spend most of the remaining relief funding in 2022.”View the full article from Higher Ed Dive.
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