University of Kansas shortens its in-person fall semester
June 14, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas announced Monday that it will shorten the time students are on campus for the fall semester as it seeks to block a coronavirus wave.
Under the plan, classes would begin in person as scheduled on Aug. 24 and in-person instruction would end just before the Thanksgiving holiday, with students encouraged to leave campus, the Lawrence Journal-World reported. After Thanksgiving, there will be a week to study for finals, which will be done remotely like they were for the spring semester.
"Undoubtedly, the fall semester will be unlike any in history. I...