Chancellor Mo Dehghani and other leaders at Missouri University of Science and Technology will hold a virtual town hall at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, to discuss precautions the university has taken to prepare for the upcoming fall semester.
The virtual town hall is the ninth such event held by Dehghani and other Missouri S&T leaders since the university moved all courses online last March for the remainder of the spring semester. Missouri S&T plans to begin the fall semester Monday, Aug. 24, with in-person, on-campus instruction as well as some online and hybrid courses.
To access the virtual town hall, go to chancellor.mst.edu/virtual-town-hall/.
Joining Dehghani for the event will be Dr. Dennis Goodman, director of student health and Missouri S&T’s chief medical officer; Cuba Plain, interim vice chancellor of finance and administration; and Dr. Stephen Roberts, interim provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs.
Over the summer, Missouri S&T staff and leaders have been planning for the safe return to campus for students as well as faculty and staff who have been working remotely. The following are some of the measures taken to prepare for a safe and successful start to the fall semester:
For more information about Missouri S&T’s plans for the fall 2020 semester, visit coronavirus.mst.edu.
About Missouri University of Science and Technology
Founded in 1870 as the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 8,000 students and part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 99 different degree programs in 40 areas of study, including engineering, the sciences, business and information technology, the humanities, and the liberal arts. Missouri S&T is known globally and is highly ranked for providing a high return on tuition investment, exceptional career opportunities for graduates, and an emphasis on applied, hands-on learning through student design teams and cooperative education and internship opportunities. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.