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July 10, 2020

A summary of university changes related to COVID-19

Submitted by Division of Communications and Marketing

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university had made several changes to operations. The following is a summary of the changes announced July 6-10. 

Read a full list of communications related to COVID-19

A July 10 virtual town hall is addressing administrative furloughs. 
All Kansas State University faculty and staff are encouraged to attend a virtual town hall from 8-9 a.m. Friday, July 10, regarding administrative furloughs for FY 2021. Provost Charles Taber and Vice President for Human Capital Services Jay Stephens also will be available. The Human Capital Services website has FAQ about administrative furloughs.

Fall 2020 planning progress continues.
In a July 7 letter, Provost Taber provided fall 2020 semester planning updates and shared new resources, including the redesigned K-State COVID-19 website and additional health and wellness guidance. 

The Every Wildcat A Wellcat campaign launches to encourage health and safety.
Every Wildcat A Wellcat is a university initiative to promote a safe return to K-State amid COVID-19 and to support the physical and mental health of our community. Learn more about the initiative at k-state.edu/EWAW.

University Printing is taking advance orders for health and wellness graphics and signage.
Kansas State University is in the process of finalizing graphics and signage to display across campuses. The signage will remind K-Staters to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by following health and wellness guidance in important areas, such as face coverings, physical distancing, hand hygiene, traffic flow and more.