University of Arizona COVID-19 Media Availability

March 16, 2020

University of Arizona Media Availability

  • What: University of Arizona Vice Provost for Campus Life and Dean of Students Kendal Washington White will discuss the current state of plans to complete the spring semester and ways in which the University of Arizona is supporting students. This includes helping students move and making accommodations for students with no suitable alternative living arrangements. Vice Provost White will also outline how the University is working to keep the campus and community safe.
  • When: Today, 3:45 p.m.
  • Where: Robert L. Nugent Building, 1212 E. University Blvd.

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Media contact:
Chris Sigurdson
University Communications
520-626-9422

sig@arizona.edu

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.