Gestring said bringing faculty and staff into pandemic planning was key

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents heard from university presidents at their meeting this week about their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.

USD President Sheila Gestring says bringing faculty and staff into the planning early was key.

Gestring says faculty had to make major adjustments in how they taught their courses.

Gestring says they had cooperation from the entire community.

Students return to the Vermillion campus for the spring semester on Jan. 11.