At the start of Transylvania’s second week of remote learning, Interim President John Williams recorded a message for students, faculty and staff.
To help minimize the potential for community spread of the COVID-19 virus, we have made the decision to cancel this year’s Alumni Weekend.
After extensive conversations with campus leadership, we have decided to move to remote instruction for the remainder of the academic year and provide May term instruction remotely only for seniors who require credits to graduate in May.
We know that many important decisions will have to be made over the next few days and weeks.
In order to reduce the number of staff members on campus, we are encouraging as many of you as possible to work remotely or on rotational schedules.
After extensive conversations with campus leadership, Transylvania University Interim President John Williams announced the following initial actions taken by the university in response to the current COVID-19 health crisis.
As we embrace the opportunities of 2020, I challenge the Transylvania community to expand our commitment to diversity.
As we approach the winter holiday break, I offer my thanks to the entire Transylvania community — students, faculty, staff and alumni — for a tremendous fall term.
We operate in a global society, and our students must be prepared to function effectively in it.
As we approach the Thanksgiving season, it is an appropriate time to reflect on the many things for which we are grateful.