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What The Future Could Hold For Kansas City's Small Colleges And Universities

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William Jewell College President Elizabeth MacLeod Walls says smaller colleges are more prepared to deal with life after the pandemic.

Despite enormous challenges, some think smaller colleges can be more nimble when it comes to adapting to social distancing guidelines.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Luke X. Martin is a reporter focusing on race, culture and ethnicity for KCUR 89.3. Contact him at or on Twitter, @lukexmartin.
Mackenzie Martin is a producer for KCUR's Up To Date, Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann, and A People's History of Kansas City. Reach out to her at or on Twitter @_macmartin.