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Monday, August 3, 2020

University Of North Carolina Faculty Tell Students It Is Not Safe To Return To Campus, Prepare Class Action Lawsuit To Prevent Planned August 10 Reopening

Newsweek, UNC Tenured Faculty Tell Students to Stay Home Amid COVID Concerns: 'It Is Not Safe for You to Come to Campus':

UNCTenured faculty members at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) told undergraduate students in an open letter not to return to campus this fall because of coronavirus concerns, the latest move in the debate over reopening schools.

Spectrum News 1, UNC Faculty, Staff Prepare Lawsuit to Delay In-Person Classes:

Faculty and staff, concerned about reopening North Carolina’s public universities, are preparing a class-action lawsuit. A lawyer for the UNC employees says there is no way the universities can guarantee they’ll be safe when students return to campus.

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Comments

I have over a dozen good friends that are tenured UNC faculty members, and, among them, this is not their view. They want to open physically. I would love to see an article about the presumably hundreds, if not thousands, of faculty members who are open to opening cautiously.

Posted by: Anon | Aug 3, 2020 10:22:45 AM