"Thank you to the Dean Community for your patience during these past few months as we have navigated our way through this unprecedented time and meticulously prepared plans for the Fall 2020 semester. Throughout this process, the health and well-being of our entire Community has been and will continue to be our primary concern.
In reviewing our COVID-19 Fall opening plans, current health data, the worsening conditions across the country, and the guidance of medical and public health officials, we have grown increasingly concerned in recent weeks by the resurgence of the virus. Given this reality and the likelihood of a second wave in late summer and into the Fall, we have doubts about our ability to deliver an on campus/residential experience without disruption.
Our careful and thorough planning process has led us to the difficult decision that all classes and activities will be online for the Fall 2020 semester. This decision was made with our firm belief that the safety of our entire community cannot and will not be compromised. Though we are confident this decision is the right one, we profoundly share in everyone’s disappointment as we were all looking forward to the return of our students to campus this Fall.Continue reading the message online at Dean
Let me share how together we will achieve our goal of an authentic Dean experience during our Fall 2020 semester. As always, our objective is for every Dean student to share in the extraordinary personal experience we have come to know as The Dean Difference.
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