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A new $3.9 billion endowment to support four public universities will boost research and innovation and, state officials hope, attract top faculty members and students.
Pulling federal money from colleges would happen only after a long, complicated process. For the Education Department, it would be a “nuclear option.”
Colleges and universities will face a tighter timeline to get students their financial aid offer letters, and students will have less time to make decisions.
At a hearing Tuesday, Democrats disagreed—and said the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, facing budget cuts, needs more money to respond to the crisis.
The Biden administration wants to dramatically expand employees’ eligibility for overtime. Supporters say that’s only fair. Institutions say it will cost them millions.