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Post by aggierattler on Apr 14, 2020 22:44:23 GMT -5
Boston University Is First To Announce It May Postpone Opening Its Campus Until January 2021
Susan Adams Forbes Staff April 13, 2020
Boston University appears to be the first American college or university to announce that it may not resume live classes until January 2021. If public health officials deem it unsafe for students to congregate, the campus could remain closed until the start of next year.
BU, a private residential research university with 33,000 students that traces its roots to 1839, revealed its contingency plan on BU Today, a news site managed by its communications department. Since it closed its campus on Sunday, March 22, BU president Robert Brown has convened five working groups who are all contributing to a COVID-19 “Recovery Plan.” They include a group that is examining remote learning and another focused on residential life...