From: Michael S. Roth
Subject: Suspension of in-person classes due to coronavirus/COVID-19
This is a message I was hoping not to have to write.
With the CDC today reporting nearly 1,000 known cases of COVID-19 nationwide (having doubled since Monday) and Governor Ned Lamont declaring a public health emergency in Connecticut, it has become clear just how rapidly this potentially deadly virus is spreading. As hard as we work to make the on-campus Wesleyan experience the best it can be, we must apply that same diligence and care to protecting our community’s well-being in light of this growing threat.
After consulting with a variety of public health experts and other higher education institutions around the country, we…