Online classes could hit revenue for Georgia universities
July 26, 2020
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's 26 public universities could lose nearly $500 million in room, board and student fees if no students return to campus this fall, according to information obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution via a public records request.
The University System of Georgia made the estimates as some faculty, staff and students pressure administrators to conduct all classes online, or at least offer that as an option, in an effort to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 infections.
Regents and University System Chancellor Steve Wrigley have consistently called for all univer...