Michigan colleges plan for fall instruction amid pandemic
Added 05-30-20 11:03:02am EST - “Michigan colleges and universities are making plans for resuming instruction in the fall, but officials are still uncertain about how institutions will function due to the coronavirus pandemic.” - Washingtontimes.com
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ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Michigan colleges and universities are making plans for resuming instruction in the fall, but officials are still uncertain about how institutions will function due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Some Michigan schools are preparing for in class meetings and lots of social distancing, while others are opting to continue classes online, The Detroit News reported. TAll of the schools are considering different approaches in their plans to reopen after in-person classes were cancelled this spring.
Oakland University still expects to start with a welcome week in September as students move into dormitories and attend classes. But everyone will be expected to wear a mask and there will be periodic testing.
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“I consider the health and safety of my campus to be my primary responsibility,” said Ora Pescovtiz, the university president. “It’s even more important than educating the students. I can’t educate them effectively if my campus isn’t safe.”
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