COVID Numbers Remain Low Thanks to Vaccine and Good Practices


In their weekly meeting, Faculty Senate COVID-19 Working Group committee members Nancy Daley-Moore, Christine Harker and Scott Alberts looked back at the academic year and discussed what the fall semester might be like.

Through April 27, Truman recorded a total of 521 cases among students and employees. Since the beginning of March, the University active case total has remained in the single digits, twice reaching zero reported cases for the week. The group credited the willingness of the Truman community to find and get vaccinations for the ability to complete the school year without interruption. Approximately 70 percent of the campus has been vaccinated, and the CDC recently released new guidelines for what fully vaccinated individuals can safely do.

What the fall semester will look like is still unknown and will be contingent guidance from the CDC and other health care professionals. The University will continue to assess the situation and post any announcements regarding the fall semester at

A recording of the final Faculty Senate COVID-19 Working Group meeting of the semester can be found here.
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