Why failing to reopen Purdue University this fall would be an unacceptable breach of duty
On Feb. 1, watching the outbreak of a new virus in China, our university suspended travel to that country. On Feb. 26, we extended that ban to visiting other countries reporting the infection. On March 10, we decided to close the Purdue University campus for the spring semester and move to remote instruction. On March 17, we canceled our traditional commencement.
Originally published: May 25, 2020
Author: Mitch Daniels
Institution: Purdue University
Published by: The Washington Post