Faculty and staff lives are more important than students’ convenience.
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“[Students] need the campus environment as much as they need our courses.”
Returning international students will now be able to retain their visa status come fall, even if all their classes are held virtually, as was the case in March when campuses began to close due to the coronavirus.
Certain decisions — whether athletics may resume, for instance — will be left up to specific universities.
Laurie Locascio, UMD's vice president for research, will head the group.
The chancellor will decide on the refunds.
UMD has yet to formally announce its plans.