Sep. 17, 2020
Chancellor Joe Steinmetz wears a mask during an executive committee meeting.
Editor’s Note: University of Arkansas Chancellor Joe Steinmetz updated the campus community on Wednesday about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on campus. He mentioned how pleased he was with the downward trend of active cases, but asked our community to remain vigilant and embrace best practices. You can stay up-to-date with the latest health and safety guidance and information on returning to campus on the U of A’s COVID-19 Response website.
Dear U of A Community:
It pleases me to report that the university’s active COVID-19 case numbers have dropped significantly — from more than 900 last week to just 334 as of Monday. More than 1,100 people