PITTSFIELD — 1Berkshire will hold a virtual town hall focusing on higher education in the Berkshires during the COVID-19 pandemic at 10 a.m. Friday. Moderated by 1Berkshire President and CEO Jonathan Butler, the panel will include President James Birge of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts; President Ellen Kennedy of Berkshire Community College;, and President Maud Mandel of Williams College.

They will share the impacts felt, tactics utilized, and outlook ahead as it pertains to higher education here in the Berkshires and beyond. 1Berkshire virtual town halls are free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. Registration: https://bit.ly/2T8jp4l. Recordings of 1Berkshire's previous virtual town halls can be accessed at https://1berkshire.com/virtual-town-hall.