The University is paying for tests for students and making it as straightforward as possible to receive one, WSU President Kirk Schulz said during Thursday’s COVID‑19 town hall.
The hour‑long town hall begins at 4 p.m. Topics include WSU’s COVID‑19 testing efforts, the fall 2020 semester so far, and available services for students including academic advising, tutoring and mental health support.
The College of Arts and Sciences launched the new bachelor of arts program this fall to help meet global demand for skilled professionals in health, social and environmental sciences, and public policy.
Xinghui Zhao is an associate professor of computer science and has been on faculty since 2012. Zhao succeeds Hakan Gurocak as director.
With nearly three decades of experience delivering education at a distance, WSU is using its expertise to make the upcoming fall semester as seamless and enriching for students as possible.
WSU Compliance & Civil Rights offers half a dozen on‑demand trainings ranging from an overview of CCR investigation and reporting options to resources for survivors of sexual assault, stalking or intimate partner violence.
Debbie O’Donnell was named vice chancellor of student affairs and Rebecca Van de Vord will be the vice chancellor of academic affairs. They are the first to take vice chancellor positions of WSU’s fully online campus.
WSU is requiring anyone who plans on being on University property to complete an attestation form. That includes all campuses, extension locations and satellite offices.
The Brelsford WSU Visitor Center will reopen Monday, Aug. 10 with modified hours, curbside service and physical distancing guidelines for visitors.
Virtual town halls taking place throughout the month of August will allow members of the WSU community to ask questions and engage with university leaders ahead of the fall semester.