The presidents of the University of Mary Washington and Germanna Community College met with U.S. Sen. Mark Warner on Thursday afternoon to discuss the challenges facing higher education institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Warner, D–Va., held a roundtable discussion at UMW’s Stafford Campus with UMW President Troy Paino and Germanna President Janet Gullickson to discuss local needs in higher education and how they might be addressed in a new COVID-19 relief package or in future legislation.