Video link to Aug. 19 Welcome Back Town Hall
On Aug. 19, the Chancellor and campus leadership held a live Welcome Back town hall via Webex Events to discuss the return to campus.
If you were unable to join during the live event, you are strongly encouraged to watch the video, which covered a wide variety of important topics, including large-scale events, reporting positive cases, and COVID-19 daily screener, to name a few.
Our panelists included:
- Dwight Watson, Chancellor
- Greg Cook, Interim Provost
- Grace Crickette, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs
- Artanya Wesley, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
- Ryan Callahan, Interim Athletic Director
Many questions from faculty and staff were also addressed during the presentation.
Here is the video link to the Welcome Back Town Hall:
For easy reference, here are the time stamps so that you can quickly navigate to topics of interest to you.
18:05—I’d like to hear more about the program optimization process for this fall?
22:08—How are the enrollment numbers?
25:07—What is the plan for large-scale events?
27:16—Can you talk about the COVID-19 Daily Screener?
29:37—Can freshman stay on campus after drop-off if they have an approved Early Arrival Request?
31:39—Is the status of classes still subject to change?
34:52—Is there an out-of-state quarantine and what does out-of-state mean?
37:47—At what point would UW-Whitewater consider movely classes to fully remote?
40:05—How will we know the prevalence of infection on-campus without widespread testing?
49:06—Are faculty/staff from out-of-state recommended to work from home?
49:30—Will faculty/staff have access to the dashboard and metrics?
49:42—If a student tells me they test positive for COVID-19, do I have the duty to report it?