Seton Hall’s Re-opening Operations Team (ROOT) announced Friday that New Jersey has confirmed its restart plan, a draft of which was published by The Setonian on July 14.
Dual emails from Student Services and the Re-Opening Operations Team (ROOT) announced new guidelines Friday for students returning to campus, outlining quarantine and testing requirements for residents, non-residents, and international students.
Seton Hall's 67-page restart plan was released on Tuesday after being submitted to the state of New Jersey and being obtained by The Setonian on Monday following an Open Public Record Act request. The document contained the most robust explanation of the University's plan to implement its Hybrid Flexible educational model yet, detailing how the University would operate in various different categories, including:
Exclusive: Details of the University’s COVID-19 restart plan revealed in draft filed with the state of New JerseyBy Nicholas Kerr | July 14, 2020
Seton Hall’s in-person fall 2020 semester will be contingent on New Jersey’s ability to “safely enter Stage Three” of its reopening, according to a draft of the University’s restart plan submitted to the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education on July 2.
Seton Hall announced on Friday that it signed on to an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit by Harvard opposing new Department of Homeland Security guidelines that would require international students to leave the country if their institutions plan for an all-online fall semester.
Seton Hall students began circulating a new petition on Tuesday calling for a tuition freeze for the 2020-2021 academic year following a June 11 announcement that the university will raise tuition by 3.5% and room and board by 3%. As of press time, the petition has garnered over 1,700 signatures on change.org.
Tuition is going up for Seton Hall students – here’s how the University stacks up against other New Jersey collegesBy Nicholas Kerr | June 11, 2020
Seton Hall President Joseph Nyre announced on Thursday that the University would hike the price of undergraduate tuition by 3.5% and lay off 10% of its administration and staff in response to forecasts by the school that show a $33.2 million reduction in revenue for the upcoming academic year.
Seton Hall announces 3.5% tuition hike, 10% reduction in workforce in response to COVID-19 revenue lossesBy Nicholas Kerr | June 11, 2020
Seton Hall President Dr. Joseph Nyre announced on Thursday that the University would raise tuition by 3.5% and room and board by 3%, marking the lowest tuition increase Seton Hall students have seen in nearly 2 years by nearly half a percent. The hike brings the total cost of tuition and fees for a fulltime student at the University to $45,290 per year, up from $43,780 last year.
The University and the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a “Demonstration of Solidarity” with black student organizations on Thursday. The event coincided with the memorial service for George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man whose death at the hands of Minneapolis, Minn. police on May 25 has caused widespread protests against police brutality.
Quoting the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Seton Hall President Dr. Joseph Nyre spoke out for the first time on Saturday, speaking about the unrest currently sweeping the nation in the wake of the death of George Floyd at the hands of police.
Two weeks ago Seton Hall officially announced its fall reopening plan, making it one of the first colleges in the country and the very first in the state of New Jersey to reveal how it plans to function in the midst of a global pandemic.
The furloughing of roughly 150 staff and a University hiring freezes saved Seton Hall approximately $1.1 million, according to a new filing from the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority (NJEFA), which approved the University for roughly $109 million in revenue bonds for various improvements around campus on Wednesday. The furlough represented roughly 15% of all non-faculty Seton Hall staff, according to the paper.
Seton Hall approved for $109 million in revenue bonds to go toward new dorm to replace Turrell, additional renovationsBy Nicholas Kerr | May 29, 2020
The New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority (NJEFA) approved the preliminary purchase of two revenue bonds from Seton Hall University on Wednesday which would generate nearly $109 million in capital for the University.