May 26, 2020
UArizona President to Provide Update on Campus Reentry Plan
- What: Update on campus reentry plan from University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins, Reentry Task Force Director Dr. Richard Carmona and Provost Liesl Folks
- When: Wednesday, May 27, 10 a.m. (PT)
- Where: Cole and Jeannie Davis Sports Center, 640 N. National Championship Drive
- Parking: Parking will be reserved for media in Lot 6097 on the northwest corner of National Championship Drive and Sixth Street, west of the sports center's west entrance and south of the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab.
- Online: https://www.arizona.edu/live
TUCSON, Ariz. — University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins, Reentry Task Force Director Dr. Richard Carmona and Provost Liesl Folks will give the second in a series of regular briefings designed to provide timely and important information to the campus community and the interested public about ongoing efforts to prepare for the fall semester.
Robbins and Carmona will introduce leaders on the campus Reentry Task Force and provide an update to the Test, Trace and Treat strategy to bring students, faculty and staff back to campus in the fall semester:
- Dr. Cecilia Rosales, associate dean and professor at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
- Kacey Ernst, associate professor and program director of epidemiology at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
- Katherine Ellingson, assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
- Joyce Schroeder, department head and professor of molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona
Media are invited to attend the briefing, which also will be streamed live.
The university's weekly updates, which will also feature other senior leaders, faculty members and guests in the future, will be posted to the University of Arizona YouTube page.
The University of Arizona, a land-grant university with two independently accredited medical schools, is one of the nation's top public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. Established in 1885, the university is widely recognized as a student-centric university and has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The university ranked in the top 20 in 2018 in research expenditures among all public universities, according to the National Science Foundation, and is a leading Research 1 institution with $687 million in annual research expenditures. The university advances the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships as a member of the Association of American Universities, the 65 leading public and private research universities in the U.S. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $4.1 billion annually. For the latest on the University of Arizona response to the novel coronavirus, visit the university's COVID-19 webpage.