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Beginning in late March and concluding in June, NACUBO conducted regular Telephone Town Halls. These conversations allowed NACUBO experts to share the latest news and updates from Washington while engaging directly with questions from the audience. Recordings and slides from each Telephone Town Hall are archived here.

Past Telephone Town Halls

Tuesday, June 23, from 1pm to 2pm ET.

In this one-hour session, NACUBO's team shared results from our flash poll on Autumn 2020 planning and our survey of Q.1 2020 endowment returns, discussed the latest guidance from federal agencies, gave a legislative update, and more.

A video recording of the town hall is available here, an audio-only recording is available here, and you can download the webinar's slide deck here

Tuesday, June 9, at 1pm ET.

In this session, NACUBO's team shared results from our flash poll on institutional liquidity concerns and discussed recent guidance from the Department of Education and a fourth COVID-19 relief package.

A video recording of the town hall is available here, an audio-only recording is available here, and you can download the webinar's slide deck here.

Tuesday, May 26, at 1pm ET.

In this session, the team shared results from our flash poll on the institutional share of CARES Act grant funding and discussed the latest legislative and regulatory news out of Washington.

A video recording of the town hall is available here, an audio-only recording is available here, and you can download the webinar's slide deck here.

Tuesday, May 19, at 1pm ET.

This week, NACUBO's policy team shared results from our flash poll on institutional transitions to online learning, discussed the latest legislative action, and spoke about student financial services and accounting implications of a recent IFAP announcement. 

Correction: Institutions can reimburse themselves from their federal allocation for the non-federal portion of FWS and FSEOG payments made to students on or after March 13; they cannot reimburse themselves from their institutional portion of the CARES Act, as was reported during this Telephone Town Hall.

A video recording of the town hall is available here, an audio-only recording is available here, and you can download the webinar's slide deck here. You can find links discussed in the call here: 

Tuesday, May 12, at 1pm ET.

This week, NACUBO experts discussed the taxability of student grant aid provided by the CARES Act, results from our flash poll on how institutions are using CARES Act funding to respond to COVID-19, and more.

A video recording of the town hall is available here, an audio-only recording is available here, and you can download the webinar's slide deck here.

Tuesday, May 5, at 11am ET.

In this session, NACUBO's policy team provided the latest updates a number of coronavirus relief efforts. The team also discussed results from the previous week's flash polling and responded to questions from the audience. 

A video recording of the town hall is available here, an audio-only recording is available here, and you can download the webinar's slide deck here.

Tuesday, April 28, at 1pm ET.

In this Telephone Town Hall, NACUBO's policy team again focused on questions relating to CARES Act funding made available through Department of Education. They also covered other questions about various federal relief programs.

A video recording of the town hall is available here, an audio-only recording is available here, and you can download the webinar's slide deck here.

Tuesday, April 21, at 1pm ET.

In this Telephone Town Hall, NACUBO's policy team focused on questions relating to CARES Act funding made available through Department of Education. Much of the session was devoted to addressing and answering questions from participants.

A video recording of the town hall is available here, an audio-only recording is available here, and you can download the webinar's slide deck here.

Tuesday, April 14, at 1pm ET.

During this session, NACUBO's policy team was joined by Les Jacobowitz, Partner, Arent Fox LLP, who discussed the Main Street Loans for Small and Mid-Size Employers. Colleges and universities should think about how to best structure their loan so they are ready to apply as soon as applications for the program are available, as it will likely be first come, first served.

A video recording of the town hall is available here, an audio-only recording is available here, and you can download the webinar's slide deck here.

Tuesday, April 7, at 1pm ET.

In this session, NACUBO's policy team fielded questions about the CARES Act and other COVID-19-related legislation, regulatory, and advocacy actions.

A video recording of the town hall is available here, and an audio-only recording is available here. Please fast forward to the 4:45 mark to begin.

Tuesday, March 31, at 3 pm ET.

A Washington Update to find out what the coronavirus stimulus package means for higher education, your institution, and the students you serve.

If you missed the call or would like to listen once more, a recording is available here.

Tuesday, March 24, at 1 pm ET

A telephone town hall to discuss strategies and questions related to the coronavirus on campus.

More Information and Resources

Unprecedented Times: Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis. On Friday, April 3, NACUBO began hosting weekly 30-minute webcasts that address various considerations in responding to coronavirus. The webcasts are free for members and will be recorded for on-demand viewing.

NACUBO Member Polling. NACUBO will be conducting a variety of polls and surveys that measure the impact of the crisis on institutional finances and potential recovery options. On the COVID-19 Research page, you can find summaries of these data collection efforts, and, when polls and surveys are open, opportunities for NACUBO members to participate.

NACUBO Coronavirus Resource Pages:

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Liz Clark

Vice President, Policy and Research

202.861.2553

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Megan Schneider

Senior Director, Government Affairs

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Mary Bachinger

Director, Tax Policy

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Bryan Dickson

Director, Student Financial Services and Educational Programs

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Neil Gavigan

Policy and Advocacy Manager

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