Uncategorized News Archive

On-campus walk-up vaccination clinics April 16-17 and April 20
Marshall University and the Cabell-Huntington Health Department will be hosting the following walk-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics on campus in the coming days: Friday and Saturday, April 16-17, from noon to 3 p.m. in Room BE5, Memorial Student Center Tuesday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Don Morris Room, Memorial Student Center No
Free COVID-19 testing available following Thanksgiving travel
November 30, 2020 · Coronavirus Updates, Uncategorized
Employees who traveled over the Thanksgiving holiday are reminded that free testing for COVID-19 is available on campus. Testing following travel and family gatherings can help detect infected individuals, including those who may have no symptoms, to keep them from infecting co-workers and to reduce the chances of further spreading the virus in our community.
County health department advisory issued
October 16, 2020 · Uncategorized
The Cabell-Huntington Health Department last night issued a public health advisory regarding the accelerated community spread of COVID-19. According to the advisory, Cabell County has seen marked increases in infection rates and daily percent positivity rates since Oct. 1, despite current preventative actions and availability of testing. The advisory goes on to make a series
Message from the President: Beginning-of-Semester Greeting
Greetings, Marshall Family, Today, I write to share a high-level overview of the plans for our upcoming semester, which officially begins next Monday, Aug. 24. These policies and procedures include intensive and structured safety and health elements to guide us through the fall semester. Details of our Return-to-Campus plan include the specifics of our strategy
Message from President Gilbert: Additional fall courses being transitioned to Virtual (live, remote) delivery
Dear Marshall University community, As you likely know, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice on Friday signed an executive order allowing all West Virginia colleges and universities to reopen for the fall semester. This is excellent news, as it allows us to continue plans to return to our “new normal” amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We
From President Gilbert: COVID-19 Update
July 2, 2020 · Uncategorized
Dear Marshall community, I wanted to take a couple of minutes before the long weekend to update you about our COVID-19 efforts. The Return-to-Campus plan we released last week has been updated with a few additional links and details. As the plan evolves, we will continue to revise the guide and will always keep the
From President Gilbert: Update from today’s Board of Governors meeting
June 25, 2020 · Uncategorized
Updated to clarify Level 1/Part 2 salary reductions in seventh and eighth paragraphs. Dear Marshall community, The Board of Governors today approved the 2020 Return-to-Campus plan, a comprehensive guide that will steer our university into the fall academic term and beyond. Additionally, the board approved the FY21 budget, which you are aware has been reduced significantly due to the
COVID-19 update from President Gilbert
June 10, 2020 · Uncategorized
Dear Marshall community, I am providing this message as an update on our COVID-19 efforts. We have now entered Phase II-A of our return-to-workplace plan, which means that within the next couple of weeks, 50% of our workforce is expected to be back in their offices. On June 22, we will start Phase II-B, which
Budget update from President Gilbert
June 4, 2020 · Uncategorized
Dear Marshall University faculty and staff, I want to share with you some of our plans for addressing the financial challenges facing us beginning July 1 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The overriding goal of our recent efforts has been to avoid layoffs or employment terminations of permanent employees. Following a month of hard work,
Campus notification regarding COVID-19
June 3, 2020 · Uncategorized
This message is notification that as part of the university’s established COVID-19 testing protocols for student-athletes returning to campus for voluntary workouts, one additional student-athlete has tested positive for the virus. The student-athlete is asymptomatic, and the case is not believed to be related to the three cases announced Monday. University and public health officials