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Earlier start, Labor Day classes part of Cumberland's revised calendar for COVID-19

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By Andy Humbles

Updated June 24, 2020

Cumberland University in Lebanon has changed its academic calendar for the fall semester as a response to a possible second wave of COVID-19 infections.

The changes include:

The changes were made to "reduce the risk of campus contamination due to travel," an announcement by the university stated.

“We appreciate the agility of our students, faculty and staff during this time of uncertainty and we look forward to having students back on campus in August,” Cumberland University President Dr. Paul Stumb said in a news release.

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Cumberland previously announced plans for students and faculty to return to classes at its physical campus in Lebanon for the fall semester.

The university had moved to remote classes on March 16 and continued online for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year's spring semester.

 

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