Last week, WKU released the first draft of a reopening plan for the upcoming semester. Under the Big Red Restart plan, in-person classes would begin on Aug. 24 and conclude on the Friday before Thanksgiving. Final exams would be conducted virtually. Students would be required to wear a face …
Campus and community leaders in Bowling Green are planning conversations about race and healing as peaceful protests continue in the city this week.
WKU President Timothy Caboni, along with Provost Cheryl Stevens, Assistant Provost for Institutional Effectiveness Molly Kerby, and Director of Student Conduct Michael J. Crowe, sent an email out to students, faculty, and staff on Tuesday that outlined initiatives for curbing racism on campus.
WKU rolled out a draft of its plan to reopen campus for the Fall 2020 semester, with President Timothy Caboni saying on Thursday that classes would begin as scheduled on Aug. 24, with in-person instruction ending the Friday before Thanksgiving.
Students sheltering from coronavirus on WKU’s campus face concerns about food, technology and isolation.
WKU will receive approximately $5.3 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security, or CARES, Act which has provided universities nationally with funds to help manage emergency situations.
WKU President Timothy Caboni sent out a message to faculty and staff on Monday announcing the formation of committees to help get WKU restarted in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and giving an update on the university’s delayed graduation ceremony.