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Mr. Wright: Good afternoon, everybody. I’m Michael Wright Thank you all for joining us we have had well over 1,000 people rsvp for this online chat, so I know this is of great interest, and we appreciate you taking the time. The purpose of this call to hear updates on restart criterias and anticipation of an eventual lifting of the governor’s stay-at-home order, which I understand still may be pushed back, but as of right now is may May 29 we could potentially turn to work. We know there is a lot of questions out there, so President Wilson will begin this and he’ll be followed by Dean Clabo, who also chairs the subcommitte — the public health subcommitteee for the restart committee, that will be followed by Rob Davenport, planning management. And I know there are lots of questions about our facilities And then finally we’ll hear from Carolyn Hafner, because H.R. has been very deep in figurng out how to work at home and the rest. We also have on this call a number of other subcommitteechairs and we’ll have people address you in the order that I mentioned But then we’ll have a good amount of time for Q&A, I believe so roughly 150 questions have been submitted, and many of them are similar to each other and fall into a few categories. But we’ll also be taking questions from the audience. They’ll be fed to me and I’ll do the Q&A afterwards. But first we’ll start with President Wilson We are fortunate to have a medical doctor and epidemiologist as our leader during this uncertain time. And the president has also been named to a couple of the governor’s task forces in other things as well and President Wilson, if I could turn it over to you to get an overview President Wilson: Thank you, Michael. Good afternoon, everyone. It certainly has been a very difficult time. I do appreciate the effort that has been making in terms of continuing to get the mission of the university accomplished and continuing to practice safety as a top priority. I appreciate that This is the second restart town hall that we have had There was one on May 11, and it was very well received. It was obvious that a lot of people had an interest in what was going on and were hungry for the knowledge. And although he did actually a fabulous job in answering all of the questions that he could, some of the questionquestions, really more appropriately were in the purview of some of the other committees that we have. And so we thought that maybe we should have another Restart meeting like this in which all of the subcommittee chairs could participateso that if there are certain questions that this one person may not have the answers to, or at least the detaied answers to, you would have the person in charge of that area being able to answer the questions. So, you know, one of the major things that people always ask me is what’s going to happen in the fall. We prefer to think about this in two phases As Michael mentioned, the first phase is really what’s going to happen on May 29. Because on the 28th, the governor is expected to lift at least some of her directives related to stay-at-home. And so people want to know, you know, what’s actually going to happen on May 29? Do you come in, do you not come in? We’ll try to focus a bit on that. Phase two is obviously what happens for the fall semester And from the very beginning, let me say we don’t have all the answers to that yet. When you really think about it, that’s three months away And I always try to remind people that three months ago, you know, we were dealing with a very different situation here You know, we didn’t even have our first tasteof COVID-19 infection In fact, Michiganders were gathering in for large gatherings, and people were looking at me all funny when I would not want to shake hands and would suggest that we double bump instead. That was 2 1/2 months ago. So a lot can

change in three months. And so we want to really be guided by the science, guided by the public health and biology at that time And we’ll try to answer as many questions as we can, but just understand that we don’t have all the answers of phase two yet We’ve always been guided by four principles. The safety of our campus is number one. That’s the number one priority, hands down And we want to continue to — just because we’re teaching differently and learning differently and working differently, that doesn’t mean that the university is closed The university is open. And, you know, we will continue the mission of the university Third, we have learned a lot. We want to continue to learn and adapt based on our experience so far and do things better as we move forward And then finally, this is no one’s fault This is a natural catastrophe And so we want to be, to the extent possible, we want people to be shielded as much as possible from financial difficulties. And so those have been the principles that we have been guided by TLNexpect there’s been nine subcommittees to look at what is required to get restarted. It’s been very comprehensive. One of the more comprehensive efforts in the country in terms of the number of people involved in this effort, and the kind of issues that we’re looking at Although you will hear from three of the subcommittee chairs, as was mentioned, most of the committee chairs are on this call, so you can ask whatever questions you would like to, and we’ll see if we can get someone to answer Some guidelines on phase one. As I mentioned, we don’t have all the answers for phase two. But there are some guidances that we can provide for phase one. The first is that regardless of what the governor’s order may be on May 28 — and first of all, we don’t really know exactly what she’s going to say. Her stay-at-home directive is set to expire, but it’s likely that she may keep some restrictions in place. Who knows? But regardless of what the details are, we can be more restrictive than what the governor directs. So we’re going to ask people to — if you can continue to work at home to continue working at home, regardless of what the governor’s directive is. We can n’t be more lenient but we can be more restrictive. Keep to yourself as much as possible Continue to practice safe distancing And follow all of the guidelines. The guidelines cover expectations not only for yourself, but for anyone who has business on campus. We have an open campus It’s very important that we make sure that everybody follows the guidelines to protect everyone else. And finally we really need everyone to follow the guidelines. I am reminded of when we went to a smoke-free campus. It was, you know, somewhat successful but not totally successful, partly because in order to achieve smoke-free, it required a lot of peer monitoring. And people feel uncomfortable telling someone else that they shouldn’t smoke But this is different. It’s not just a nuisance. This is, you know, people’s lives at stake And so we urge you to not only abide by the guidelines themselves, but exert peer pressure on those who are not following the guidelines because it’s for everyone’s benefit, and it’s important if this is going to succeed for everyone to be following the guidelines that you’re going to be receiving And just remember Warrior safe is Warrior strong. And with that, I’m going to turn this over to one of our chairs, Laurie Clabo, who has been chairing the public health subcommittee. And this is a very interesting meeting because it offers support to all of the other subcommittees. This is the

committee that’s made up of the experts, the public health, infectious disease, other content experts in this whole area. We’ve been depending on them a lot for the most current information. I don’t mean nationally, but what’s happening locally. And they have been a great resource for us. So with that, can have dean Clabo Ms. Clabo: Thank you. The role of our subcommittee is to recommend the recommendations for all of the other subcommittees to make sure they are grounded in science and the best practices. The challenge as you can imagine is that the evidence is developing at a pretty rapid pace. But the good news is we’re not doing this alone, and that in addition to the professional literature, the infectious disease people we have on our committee who have access to local and national data, we also have the guidelines from the cdc and access to very useful recommendations from organizations like the American College of Health Association And we have been able to adapt to different circumstances and to new developments the committee’s duty includes a few things. We are finalizng the development of two education modules that be completed by all member of the campus community before we return. The mod you will you’lls will — modules will go live with a link sometime next week, and we’ll send out an announcement when they are ready. The modules include basic information on COVID-19 and its transmission as well as new campus-based strateges to promote a safe environment Each strategy includes things like specific guidance on wearing face coverings at all times in public spaces on campus. How to care for your face covering. We received a lot of questions about people with no symptoms spreading the virus Universal face coverings in public is currently considered the best way to reduce asymptomatic spread. It also includes information about hand hygiene, don’t share common items like pens for sign-in sheets. Social distancng including strateges for elevatelevators, rest rooms, directional use of hallways and stairwells in some settings, and temporary closure of many waiting areas, conference rooms, and large public spaces. But another very important strategy is our ability to conduct an ongoing assessment of the overall health of the campus. In the next several days the employee daily screening procedure which has been used by critical infrastructure as part of the executive order will transition to a new iteration called the campus daily screening, which will be completed by all members of the community who wish to be physically present on campus every day. This is very important for two reasons First, it will tell you if you’re cleared to come to campus that day. And if not, it will generate a report to your supervisor, to the campus health center. The health center staff are trained contact tracers who will conduct further screening and make recommendations for testing and quarantine as medically indicated, as well as notifying those who have been exposed and notifying facilities regarding cleaning and mitigation. Also equally important is the data gathered from all the screens will allow us to assess the ongoing status of the campus on an ongoing basis so we can identify clusters of potential spread, and the public health committee will be able to make recommendations regarding loosening or tightening of rules based on daily data Daily screening and data monitoring are identified as one of the most important strateies for towards moving back to a safe opening by the acha. There’s much more to come, but it’s important that we emphasize two things. First, the restart will be phased based in emerging science and guided by realtime data. The lifting of the stay-at-home does not mean we all rush back to campus. We should gradually increase our footprint. Data demonstrates that is best. We have access to the local infectious disease experts on our communities. That will guide campus actions. Next, protecting the health of the campus community is a shared responsibility. Until such time

as an effective vaccine is developed, and widely available, or effective prophylactic treatment is discovered, physical distancing, responsible testing, isolation, quarantine, systematic contact tracing are our best strateges to promote the health of our community and the health of the campus community is our highest priority and now we turn to Rob Davenport, who will provide more details Mr. Davenport: Thank you, Dean Clabo and good afternoon, everybody So facilities subcommittee is drafting a playbook for all facilities related tightening, including custodial services, space management, parking, transportation, and construction services. The playbook is based on industry standards and governmental regulatory requirements, including the new COVID-19OSHA standard, cdc standards, and finally the governor’s recent executive order number 202091, whichsafeguards to protect Michigan workers. Now since custodial services are top of mind, I’d like to hover on a few action items that we are tracking. First training custodians. We are engaged in pandemic preventative maintenance cleaning and post-case discovery cleaning training. Now this training addresses specific tasks associated with pandemic cleaning processes Everybody is engaging in this training program, and we expect to get this completed within the next week or so We are protecting entrances and exits by utilizing a product known — Nano septic It’s appied to doors and buttons, elevator and control type buttons. In the common area it could mean in a building scenario, we are addressing high traffic and touch point cleanings to include doors and handrails. In the classroom side of the business, you know, this is still under development, but we are defining classroom cleaning plans based on occupancy rates, class schedules, FREEBS FREEKe/* FREEK freakenc of cleaning We have a new approved disinfectant that’s being utilized throughout campus. We expect this to be a bit of a shared responsibility with regard to surface cleaning, and so we either determine the location of spray bottles around campus to make sure that we’ve got those resources available for that purpose Finally, we are considering disinfectant wipes to be available in strategic locations as well. As you may well know, procureg items is difficult. On the rest room side, we are disinfecting equipment such as sink faucet handles,dispensers, and establishing cleaning frequencies. And finally with regard to the fixtures and equipment where applicable and practical. Regarding sanitizng equipment, we’ve got hand sanitizer located in specific entrance points across campus And then also we have ordered two clorox 360 devices, and these will be used to perform broad spectrum disinfecting of spaces and rooms, et cetera. By the way, our planning space management team is working with the other subcommittees, faculty, et cetera, to test classrooms and other common areas to identify the best use of social distancing So I’ll pause here and introduce Carolyn Hafner Ms Hafner: Thank you, Rob, and thank you, President Wilson, for the opportunity to speak to the campus community today. I am leading the H.R Restart Committee with a very large cross-section of many of the representatives from faculty, staff, and our union representatives both on the nonacademic and the academic side. And we are all working very hard to support the development of

a phased-in restart plan to very gradually as Dean Clabo said and President Wilson has said, limited access on campus. We really support working remotely throughout the summerwhile we are working on our restart. You know, as we begin to really develop our strateges and logistics with the direction from our public health committee and our facilities committee, there’s a lot of work to be done. And our first and foremost concern is making sure that everyone is healthy and safe on this campus So our goal is to support that We have a lot of work that we’re doing. We have about nine work groups. But I really want to focus on the work of four today The first is I think a topic that is everyone’s mind, which is continuing to work remotely until there is a lot of guidance from whe we are currently about flexible work arrangements. We re looking to formalize that into policy and reviewing all of our other administrative policies and see what adjustments and modifications we need to make to those to adjust to our new remote work environment. We are also going to be issuing two surveys that will go out to readers and to staff to help to inform changes to what we have put out as guidance. So you can expect to see those surveys coming out in the next couple of days. I really encourage everyone to please take the time to fill out those surveys because your comments on how people have been working remotely is really very important to us. It will help us to form and make revisions to policies and procedures where needed. The second area that we are working on training. In addition to the training that Dean Clabo has mentioned, we are collaboratng not only with her committee, with facilities and other work groups within the broader restart committee structure to develop training, e-learning on campus and accelerate, to help to manage remote teams, to work practically remotely, and provide all kinds of coaching and support to working now in this new environment. And I’m real excited about what that team is doing to help to make this a very smooth but engageg transition to our new normal The third area has to do with health and safety. This committee is working very closely with faculty, social work, as well as other internal and external partners in the development of all kinds of webinars and virtual training to provide information, support, and guidance with respect to financial, physical, and mental health and wellness This pandemic has changed the world We know that And we’ve been dealing with a lot of things Fears, anxiety, grief, isolation, concerns on a wide spectrum of issues. And we are sensitive to that. And we want to make sure that in addition to promoting how we get work done, what we get it done with everybody in the best possible frame of mind. And so there is webinars and again overlaps and all kinds of great tools that will be Rome be rolled out in the upcoming wellness calendar. And then the next area has to do with communication, because we know it’s critical that you know what’s going on and what we’re doing so that we can help to ease your concerns about what is your area going to look like when you come back. So there are a lot of informational items that will be coming out. Look to the coronavirus website. You can look to a lot of other messagng avenues. But I also want to speak to we’re collaboratng very closely with the office of internal audit and the office of research integrity because we recognize that there will be concerns. There may be issues We want to offer folks the opportunity to file complaints You can do that through ask hr at Wayneedu or audit @Wayne.edu or through union reps. And we also want you

to know that when complaints come in, they will be addressed consistently and expeditiously. We want you to know you have those opportunities. There’s a whole lot of other work going on Thank you again for working so hard remotely and adjusting to a new normal. And stay tuned. So with that, I’m going to turn it back over to Michael Wright for questions and answers Mr. Wright: Thank you, Carolyn, and thank you everybody for those presentations We are now up to nearly 2,000 people viewing this. So we’ve got a whole lot of interest Some of the questions sound like they have been answered but some I think might be good to answer again And one of the ones that President Wilson, you talked about before, and this may be for you or for the Provost who I know is in the waiting room, will classes be face-to-face or online in the fall? And I know you kind of addressed that, but they want to know when a decision might be made President Wilson: Yeah. So the most likely scenario is that there will be a combination of person-to-person as well as remote or online The real question is, what po portion — proportion would be campus based and what will be remote or online. And that’s a question that we can’t answer at this point right now because we want to — we don’t see a real need to make a decision as soon as possible. It’s more important to make the right decision because it’s such an important one. To make the right decision based on the science and the public health. At the same time, we recognize that people need to plan, and our decision has to be made well before the semester starts So I was talking to the pro provost about this, and we think we need to make a decision by mid July in order to have the appropriate planning time, by mid August or so, when we start classes. Do you want to add to that? ≫ I think you covered it very well, president. I think one of the things that you’ll be hopefully seeing soon is some suggestions about how the — to figure out how to establish that. We have no specific guidelines of 10%, 50%, 100% is supposed to be remote versus others We really want to make it something that is approved in terms of facilities and what’s capable for folks as well as Laurie’s group looking at mainly some classes that are just easier to be able to do it safely compared to other classes. Laboratores and performing artssorts of classes are ones that have typically needed to have more in-person, you know, person-to-person sorts of interactions. So we’re trying to provide some guidelines and suggestions for conversations to be madeabout how to actually do that so that it’s going to vary across this great university that we have Mr. Wright: Thank you. There are a lot of questions that were sort of covered about working from home. Even when this is all over, there have been people — we have now discovered that a lot of people can work very effectively from home. Will there be opportunities to continue doing that, both when the order is lifted but also beyond that? Ms. Hafner: I’ll take that one, Michael. Absolutely. We are encouraging remote work. You know, the one thing that this pandemic has taught us is we can be Warrior strong on and off campus and still keep operations moving smoothly and effectively In fact, what we have heard so far is that many people have been more productive working from home And we are hoping that continues We are working on a return to work guide and checklist so that leaders can specifically make decisions about who should be on campus when we are able to come back from home but deciding what work absolutely needs to be done on campus. And if that work can continue to be done effectively and efficiently remotely, we’re going to encourage that Mr. Wright: OK. Thank you very much. Laurie, we’ve had a couple of questions coming in that might be good for you. One is, will there be availability or need for face coverings from

the university? And also will people be required to be tested prior to returning to campus Ms. Clabo: Thanks, Michael Those are great questions. The university has currently ordered a supply of reusable cloth face covercoverings The current order includes three per faculty or staff member. And we know that they are in development. But I they have not yet arrived, but there is a supply on campus available. And we would encourage that everyone who is — obviously the critical infrastructure workers have been wearing them. We ask that everyone who steps foot on the Wayne State campus wears a cloth face covering at a minimum, and that — again, if you don’t have one available to you that , consult your supervisor about how we can get one to you before you choose to return to campus There is also an order being developed toa the students developed via the tudents’ office to make sure our students are supplied with cloth face coverings for a return to campus. And the second question, Michael, was — Mr. Wright: Both P.P.E. and whether people need to be tested Ms Hafner: The testing strategies are developing as the science develops. The current recommendations are that people be — everyone who is going to live in congregate housing, so perhaps that’s the dorms, be tested prior to return to campus, and that everyone obviously who is symptomimptomatic, who hits a positive on the screener, be tested We also have a recommendation from our health experts that we do a random sample antibody testing, which will give us an answer about prevalence on campus. Not yet a good scientific indicator or diagnosis and not yet a reliable indicator of immunity We don’t know how much immunity or how long. But we expect that over the course of the summer those testing strateges — the testing mod modalities will be a little more rigorous and therefore testing strateges a little better informed. So what I would say is we know for sure if you’re moving onto campus will be tested before you move in. And anyone who’s symptomatic will have a test. And the remainder of our testing strategy will adapt as new evidence emerges Mr. Wright: Thank you very much Dean Clabo, if you don’t mind one more, will we let people know about confirmed cases of COVID? Ms. Clabo: That’s a really good question And a lot of people have asked us that over the last number of weeks. As you can imagine, there’s a balance between wanting to make sure that certainly everyone who has been in contact with someone who is either suspected or diagnosed will be contacted by our contact tracing process So that will happen automatically In terms of posting to a public website, I think we have to balance, one, to make sure that people know the incidene of disease on campus versus protecting individual privacy So we’re not going to recommend posting and identifying information or identifiable information. But we do believe that the campus community should have access to transparent aggregate data that will allow us to make decisions about further action Mr. Wright: Thank you. And the website Wayne.edu/coronavirus which is now about the restart When we first put that site up it did notify people, also protecting privacy, that there were cases on campus. So that’s more transparent This one perhaps for Rebecca and the president. Will there — are we considering with the financial situation, are we considering furlough s or layoffs? Ms. Hafner: ≫ President Wilson, would you like me to respond to that? President Wilson: Go ahead ≫ I would say we are considering all options. Right now we are not making any definite decisions about that partially because there are a lot of unknowns, you know, about our financial future. We don’t know what’s going to happen with the state subsides that we receive. We don’t know what’s going to happen with tuition this year. So until we have more information, I think it would be premature to do anything as significant as furloughs or

layoffs. I do want to differentiate between those two terms We are using FURL lows to — furloughs to describe a temporary absence from work where you would not get paid A layoff would be a more permanent action, where you would be — you would no longer be an employee of the university And obviously those are actions that we are trying to avoid Partially because they have a significant financial damage to the people who are subjected to them But we also need to preserve the university and make sure that we are here in the future to continue to teach and do research. So it’s a very difficult decision that will need to be made, but we’re not making them yet. We’re investigating options but not making the decisions President Wilson: Yeah. I think that we have been — what I would add to that is certainly what’s already been mentioned, there are a lot of variables Enrollment is one. What happens with the state appropriations is another. I know the state is addressing their own financial difficulties. However, to be perfectly transparent, because I don’t want anybody to say, well, there was a phone call and we were told this, to be perfectly transparent, you know, I cannot see a scenario, unless the very, very best scenario were to be, where we wouldn’t have to do something to deal with the financial consequences of this coronavirus. All universiies are going to be damaged to a certain extent. Some more than others We’re a bit lucky in the sense that we don’t own a hospital And we don’t get a lot of revenue from our athletics so we don’t have a lot of expenses related to athletics. So we are a bit shielded from that. And by the way, we don’t own our own housing anymore Our private partner will deal with that Having said that, almost all of the scenarios, though, some level of furloughs and/or layoffs may be necessary, but we want to be very clear to not make these types of decisions — and these are very big decisions — to not make these decisions until we absolutely have to when the financial picture is a lot clearer Another advantage we have is that most universites have a fiscal year that ends end of June. Our fiscal year ends end of September. So we have a little bit more time to develop our budget without making substitutions until we have a clear picture of the total financial picture related to this ≫ He’s throwing it to me because I am the forever optimist in this group. Right now our enrollment is ahead of pace of what it’s been in previous years, but it’s a very volatile situation. You have to be careful of it and not put too much stock in what we see at this point in time. And normally we say, yeah, we feel pretty good about it, but the way that incidents and the progression that this may change the complications with the kinds of restrictions that we may be under, people may make different decisions about what they want to do about coming to school. We are such an excellent option and opportunity for folks. I am hoping that the increase that we see right now actually will hold, and that we get an opportunity to actually provide the kind of education that we can, that in some ways only Wayne State can in this area But some of the other factors are people are thinking about staying closer to home, Detroit being one of the — being really the population center for the state, it makes sense that we are seeing an uptick. But I also think it’s because of some of the great programs that have been started in the last few years that are actually really great attractors to being able to come here. Last year, we had the second highest freshman enrollment and the year before we had the highest enrollment So in some ways maybe we’re capitalizng on people are actually understanding the great value that is having a Wayne State education. So let’s everybody think positively that it’s going to hold and that

we’re going to, because that will provide us with some support in dealing with our financial situation President Wilson: Let me just say that that’s the most guarded I have heard the Provost talk about enrollment [ Laughter ] Mr. Wright: Unless you had something else to add, provost, you can stay on there because we have inquiries about timing of the semester, and I think it’s related to the Notre Dame announcement. Are we thinking about going online after Thanksgiving or starting later in the fall or anything like that? ≫ We’ve got a fantastic registrar who has been modeling what the implications would be There is so much that goes into it. Our academic restart committee was paging over at least three different scenarios today, and the one that we’re looking at the most closely because it won’t affect our accreditation and won’t affect things that we struggle with in terms of timing because there are just some particular things about timing in terms of trying to start early, is to look and do what and consider what a lot of universites are thinking about, which is that looking at Thanksgiving and saying, you know, that’s a time when everybody kind of goes back home and they may actually increase the risk of bringing people back on to campus, thinking maybe at Thanksgiving time we don’t come back. We only have about a two-week period of time where there is classes and then another week of final exams. And so that might be a time — that might be a time that works to be able to try to make sure that we keep our campus community as healthy and safe as possible But we’re looking at the other implications to that. So just understand that we are looking at that as one possible opportunity because we think that there are some options there, as well as that you are seeing a lot of schools thinking about doing that. That has to be put together with the time and the amount of remote instruction that we are doing or already doing, and to see what that looks like in terms of risk profile, if we were to pull people back or bring them back after that Thanksgiving period But we will do our best to communicate as frequently and often as possible as those plans become more solid Mr. Wright: Thank you very much We’ve had a couple of questions from the online audience about service fees, whether or not those will be rembursed to a lot of folks that are online ≫ So we’ll be looking to do the same thing that we did when this first started, and particularly for the times during spring/summer, and that is for courses that required you to use materials in a classroom setting, whether it be a beaker or a sulfur or something like that, those are fees that we won’t — that we’ll make sure that students don’t have to pay for. But there are — in terms of — there are certain fees that go along with being offer able to offer instruction, so those will have to be in place But know that we look at them constantly and work with chairs and faculty departments to make sure that we don’t assess any fees that would be for something that you would normally do when you were in-person if we are in a remote situation As the president noted, we are hoping that we’ll have a mix of different parts of classes so there still may be those classes that are in-person classes, particularly laboratores and performance ones, that do have fees that will go along with them because that’s how we make that great instructional opportunity for people, is by those fees covering materials that are used in that instructional process Mr. Wright: OK. Stay right there, because we are getting some questions that are right in your wheelhouse. If faculty makes decisions to hold classes online, even if there are some face-to-face classes? ≫ That’s such an interesting question That is what we’ve been studying probably the last week being laser focused on, trying to figure out how do you establish that. We believe that maybe by the beginning of next week, middle of next week, that everybody has a happy memorial day, we’ll be able to have some instructions for how to do that We believe that the best way needs to be a cooperative discussion between chairs and deans with faculty about issues related to their risks, issues related to the type of instruction or type of course that they have, and what instruction might be best for them. This of course is complicated in terms of relative to space issues And so Rob Davenport and his group have been really helpful in us thinking about some of these classrooms that are fantastic classrooms, that have 250 people in a normal day, when you do proper spacing, but can probably only hold about 70, 75. So it will have an

impact on which courses we’ll be able to offer But when we don’t offer all of our courses in person, it’s going to offer some additional space as well. So there’s going to be some great opportunities there I don’t think Darren Hubbard is on the line. But in terms of information technology, he’s already looking at ways in which we can try to increase the technology that we have for some of our classrooms. So they’ll be better able to provide us the opportunity to be able to do multiple classroom settings maybe for one class, different ways in which we’ll divide that up. But you’re going to have some instructions forthcoming about how we can be able to establish that and work that out Mr. Wright: OK. Thanks. I’m glad you were on this call. Carolyn Hafner, we’ve had some questions about child careissues and whether or not — you know, folks are working there at home and they are with their children. If they come back, there could potentially be child care issues since schools are remaining closed. I know some folks have been talking about that based on things I read online today. Do you have anything you can share with people on that issue? Ms. Hafner: We don’t have a defined answer just yet, but as you said, we are looking at that and working with a number of people to come up with some potential solutions. So I’m going to say at this point, please stay tuned and know that we are working on it Mr. Wright: OK. I understand we’ve got some questions coming in about school medicine. And I would ask those folks that — to let you know that this is not the last of these types of communications. I would expect the deans to be speaking to their schools and colleges about the specific issues faced by school of medicine or any of our other 12 schools and colleges Steve Lanier, I know that you’re in the waiting room, but we’ve had some questions about labs, getting back to work on labs, Ph.D. students. How are we doing on the restarting of labs? I think you’re muted, Steve ≫ Our group has been working on that for five or six weeks now And the vice deans of research from multiple research colleges and there was a plan posted on the website for those of you that haven’t had a chance to see that. And the plan is really a phased plan that is focused initially on onsite activities Lab-based activities that can be conducted remotely consistent with the earlier message that said if you’re able to stay remote, stay remote as we go forward into the next phase. And so in that context and consistent with national guidelines and what we’re trying to do across the research universites in the state, we’re targeting starting off with 25%, 30% of level of activity preCOVID-19, meaning in a building at any given time. So on the labs and departments and colleges with activity in that sector, we’ve been developing plans to try to implement that and maintain social distancestancing, single point of entry that’s based on daily completion of the survey So all the teams are focused on that We have signage that we have — we got some this afternoon that we are posting at the facilities. We have — we actually have 10,000 face masks that we’ll be providing to investigators and teams that come on site They’ll be there as the others come on board And so the idea is that in the different colleges we’re going to start off, you know, in a slow way, if you will, to make sure we do it right. I mentioned a 25%, but even in the context of individual colleges, to try and start with availability and get that operational where the plans are really tight. And then to learn from that and go with the next one So each of the different vice deans and researchers and coordinators will coordinate with their own communities for clarity on that Everybody coming on track with the required to take the training module that Dean Clabo mentioned, we anticipate there will be additional training platforms coming into play we are not allowing undergraduate researchers to come back as part of this phased example

Trainees, graduate students will come in, but they have to go through development training and go through part of that training procedure, et cetera. Vocational labs have a standard operating procedure for cleaning twice daily that including a disinfectant Rob mentioned. In addition, we have wipes that we will have next week for shared areas which will provide to investigators if they come on campus all of that is coming into play So if you don’t feel comfortable coming in, we want to be sure we have an environment where people don’t feel pressured. And this has been top of the line, top of the discussion since the beginning. We don’t want students or staff to feel that they are pressured to come in and complete anything. So that’s sort of built into the discussion and checks and balancebalances. We have a whatever you want to call it, hotline or vehicle to convey concerns via those things. So that’s a general synopsis almost every day there is an update to the website Mr. Wright: Rob, we had a couple of questions about air quality and in particular about the plugging that you mentioned. How often would that occur in classrooms and how often would you do that? Mr. Davenport: So the fogging would be utilized if we have a known case. Then we would use that device to disinfect Otherwise, we would, you know, continue to adhere to the basic plan of surface cleaning, whether it’s with a disinfectant spray or wipes So, yeah, that’s our plan with regard to the maintenance of those matters and reacting to a known case Mr. Wright: OK. Thanks very much. We have a question about international Canadian communicates or other — international students. Are there any and considerations because they are having trouble to get here or working online? Pipeline you know, it’s very interesting. We have been trying to figure out lots of different strateges for making sure that our international students can actually engage with us. We have been working closely with the schools and colleges working on ways that for some students, they may be in a time zone where what they can do is be part of a class that might be done remotely. There might be some online opportunities for those, and I really want to make that distinction between remote and online. Remote is at a scheduled time. And online is asin KRO NOUS. And we have over 1,000 classes that we actually offer online. So there will be some opportunities. We are just trying to figure out ways to support those students because not being here in the United States actually has several restrictions in terms of the kinds of courses we can offer them and how much they have to pay, whether it’s in-state or out of state. We are trying to support our international business as much as possible There’s going to be some just because in certain countries, the Visa offices won’t open until into the fall, and so those students might not be able to come. So we are even thinking about ways in which we can delay their entry back into either starting a graduate program or into a graduate program, for example But all of these are being looked at. I encourage you to look at the office of international studentsupport, or I.S.S., and they are very good about communicating the kinds of opportunites and support that is provided for our students. Mr. Wright: Thank you very much We have time for one more question I think the president will post more follow-up questions. But I hope you’re still in the room We’ve had a number of questions about housing. One, are there going to be refunds if you don’t have housing? And, two, just in general, are we going to have housing? Is there anything different about how we’re going to do it? ≫ Thank you. Yes, I’m here I’ve been working with the group looking at housing and guiding dining and other retail and campus services for the campus for fall. At this time we are open and we are taking housing applications. We are on a slower pace than last year. Students still seem interested to come and live with us. What we are doing is coordinatng very closely with the health policy committee to make sure that we can create an

environment where students can be safe and feel safe, and then we want to be sure we communicate what that environment will be like so students can then make choices about how they want to engage with campus housing. So, yes, we will be open. We don’t know the future. I think what you’ve heard on this call is we’re trying to do a lot of planning around scenarios of what might happen as this semester unfolds And so I’d like to believe we’ll be as flexible and innovative as we were in the spring semester when we were really making decisions on a daily basis but planning is in process, and we’re looking forward to welcoming students back to campus Mr. Wright: Thank you, Tim. I’m going to turn it over in a second to the president for any closing thoughts. We had a lot of questions. We had lots of questions. Thank you, everybody, for submitting them. We tried to get to as many of them and as many categories as possible. I didn’t expect them on this call, but we had questions about the recreational activities The rec center and athletics And I know, President Wilson, that’s near to your heart. But we’ll have other opportunities to talk about this. And I know rob fornay who chairs a subcommittee is working closely with the ncaa and et cetera to figure out what our fall athletics will be going forward I would just encourage everybody that we’re going to be sharing more and more information at a number of channels Go to Wayne.edu/coronavirus because that is where we’re going to be giving up-to-date information And we’ll just keep talking, and there will be more of these to come. President Wilson, would you like to close us out? President Wilson: Sure. Thank you, Michael Certainly we covered a lot today. We didn’t cover everything One thing that is on some people’s mind is whether the rec center is going to open, things like that. Let me just assure everyone that a lot of people are giving a lot of thought to all of these issues. If this was helpful to you, and I hope it was, we’re happy to come back and do it again. We certainly will do it at least one more time later in the summer before the fall. But we’re happy to do it as many times as is helpful So hopefully it was helpful, and, you know, if there’s demand for it, we will certainly come back on again The main message that I think I want to leave everyone with is that as the new guidelines start coming out, for example, everybody has to wear a face mask if you’re indoors in an indoor building, we encourage everyone to comply with the new guidelines and to encourage everyone else to comply. You know, it’s going to be a team effort, and we’re all going to have to be in this together. So with that, thank you, Michael, for doing this. And thank you to all of the

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