Delivering the fullest Transylvania experience possible while protecting the health and safety of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mid-year progress report updated on Jan. 14, 2021
|#||ITEM||RESPONSIBLE CABINET MEMBER||PROGRESS REPORT|
|1.A||Develop and implement overall public health policies and procedures for the campus for 2020-21 consistent with federal and state public health mandates and criteria.||Brien Lewis|
Implemented “Healthy at Transy” protocols including testing, daily check-ins via app and overall approach of individual empowerment along with individual and collective responsibility.
|1.B||Develop and implement a modular academic calendar for 2020-21.||Becky Thomas|
Implemented modular calendar; considered return to semester for January 2021 but judged premature. Collecting student feedback to share.
|1.C||Develop and implement residential housing and student engagement activities for 2020-21 consistent with federal and state public health mandates and criteria.||Michael Covert|
Housing & Residence Life reopened campus housing at normal occupancy (two students in most rooms) using strict public health protocols including:
|1.D||Develop and implement athletic activities for 2020-21 consistent with federal and state public health mandates and criteria.||Holly Sheilley|
Created a Transy Athletic Plan with guidelines consistent with those from the NCAA, CDC and local health departments for student-athletes to be able to practice and compete. This has been an ongoing and evolving situation.
|1.E||Launch and celebrate utilization of the new Campus Center as a hub for activities of Transylvania University and a magnet for our host community of central Kentucky (consistent with federal and state public health mandates and criteria).||Michael Covert|
Opened Campus Center in August; finalizing minor “punch list” items. Dedication events postponed until October 2021 due to public health guidelines on in-person gatherings.
|1.F||Enhance capacities, innovation and expertise in delivering and supporting remote and digital learning.||Deepa Dubal|
We continue to enhance online learning environment with multiple initiatives completed including: