Video link to Sept. 24 Chancellor Chat
On Sept. 24, Interim Chancellor Cook and campus leadership held a live Chancellor Chat via Webex Events to discuss your thoughts and concerns about the academic semester.
If you were unable to join during the live event, you are strongly encouraged to watch the video of the Chancellor Chat, which covered a wide variety of important topics including, COVID-19 Dashboard, December Commencement and Spring Break, to name a few.
Our panelists included:
- Greg Cook, Interim Chancellor
- John Chenoweth, Interim Provost
- Taryn Carothers, Interim Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs
- Artanya Wesley, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
- Greg Rutzen, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
- Ryan Callahan, Interim Director of Athletics
- Kenny Yarbrough, Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer
- Sara Kuhl, Assistant Vice Chancellor of University Marketing and Communications
- Lynsey Schwabrow, Chief of Institutional Research and Planning
- Kari Heidenreich, Chief of Staff
- Matthew Kiederlen, Chief of Police
Many questions from faculty, staff and students were also addressed during the presentation.
Here is the video link to the Chancellor Chat Hall:
For easy reference, here are the time stamps so that you can quickly navigate to topics of interest to you.
6:46—Why were changes made to the COVID-19 dashboard?
8:18—How should a faculty member respond when a student says they test positive?
10:08—What are our next steps to keep students safe?
14:03—Why is the positive rate such a concern?
20:00—Why are we double checking positive tests?
21:26—Has a decision been made about December graduation?
22:56—Is it true that if a student tests positive they are encouraged to go home instead of Clem?
26:05—Is the university taking steps to prevent students of age from going to privately owned businesses?
27:35—Is there anything actively being done to take care of students in Clem?
33:07—What is being considered for Spring Break?
35:31—How can we fix deterring students from participating in campus events?
39:08—Will there be a survey about Spring Break sent to faculty and staff?
40:10—What is the university doing about students not reporting positive cases?
42:34—Are we still on track for starting remote classes after Nov. 20?
44:30—Will faculty/staff still work in their offices after Nov. 20?
46:34—How long will staff be allowed to work remotely due to health concerns?
47:52—Has the new residence hall been named?
48:56—Is there an update on campus enrollment?
53:44—Where on campus can people park without a parking permit?
55:48—What is happening with winter sports?