Butler has suspended students from meeting in groups of more than four people, yet classes will remain in person until Nov 24, the original end date of fall semester. Butler currently has 74 positive COVID-19 cases.
University officials said the decision was made in consultation with health experts. Students will resume in-person learning on Sept. 7.
Although academics will be held virtually, students will remain on campus. Students will only have access to residence halls, dining halls and outdoor spaces.
On Aug. 12 the Big East Conference announced the postponement of fall 2020 sports.
Drew Bevelhimer makes a game-winning kick against Valparaiso in 2019. Photo by Chandler Hart / Butler Collegian. DREW SANDIFER | SPORTS EDITOR | firstname.lastname@example.org Butler University will not be playing conference football games this fall. The Pioneer Football League announced on Aug. 7 that it will postpone all conference games in the fall 2020 season.…
Butler junior forward Jordan Tucker announced on Twitter on May 22 that he will forgo his final year at Butler and remain in the 2020 NBA Draft.
The university is planning to provide students with a safe return to campus in the fall.
Stephen Standifird, Lacy School of Business Dean, came to Butler in 2014, and will assume the role as president of Bradley University on June 15.
The Big East conference announced on March 12 that the remainder of its conference tournament has been canceled due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
In response to the coronavirus, Butler University cancelled classes until March 18, allowing for faculty to plan for a transition to online classes until April 4. The campus will, however, remain open.