Radford University president announces August reopening

Radford University president announces August reopening
The president of Radford University says his school will reopen on Aug. 3. (Source: WDBJ)

ROANOKE, Va. - The president of Radford University says his school will reopen on Aug. 3.

President Brian Hemphill said in a campus-wide statement that reopening will include full operations, such as on-campus housing and dining services, followed by face-to-face instruction beginning on Aug. 24.

Radford moved its classes for the current semester online following spring break in early March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Radford’s various summer session classes – offered between mid-May through Aug. 1 – were also moved online earlier this month.

Hemphill also said the school is working on contingencies based on information from public health experts, but the statement didn’t specify.

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