Dr. Logan Hampton, President of Lane College, Among other College Presidents to Testify at Senate HELP Committee Hearing
HBCU President, Dr. Hampton, available for press inquiry following testimony
WHAT: The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions will hold a hearing titled, “COVID-19: Going Back to College Safely.” The purpose of the hearing is to explore the current challenges and implications of decisions that leaders of institutions of higher education (IHEs) are making as they develop plans to safely reopen colleges and universities this Fall. Of interest to the Committee are strategies for diagnostic and serology testing for COVID-19 and other measures. Further, the Committee is interested in hearing recommendations for how IHEs can effectively coordinate with state and local public health officials, and how they can take into consideration the needs of all students in safely reopening and subsequent decision making. UNCF (United Negro College Fund) member-president, Dr. Logan Hampton is Lane College’s 10thpresident. Lane College, an HBCU in Tennessee, generates $36 million in total economic impact for its local and regional economies.
WHEN: Thursday, June 4, at 10 a.m. EST
WHERE: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building
· Dr. Logan Hampton, President, Lane College, Jackson, TN
· Mr. Mitchell Daniels, President, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
· Dr. Christina Paxson, President, Brown University, Providence, RI
· Dr. Georges Benjamin, MACP, FACEP(E), FNAPA, Hon FRSPH, Hon FFPH, Executive Director, American Public Health Association, Washington, DC
JOIN: This hearing will be live-streamed at https://www.help.senate.gov/hearings/covid-19-going-back-to-college-safely
SOCIAL MEDIA: Follow the discussion @UNCF.