3 Senate Democrats want federal standards for reporting college coronavirus cases

Dive Brief: A trio of Democratic senators is requesting top federal health officials develop a national strategy for collecting and publicly reporting data on coronavirus outbreaks linked to college campuses. The lawmakers wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield Wednesday, urging them […]

Colleges rebuke students as coronavirus outbreaks hit campus

Dive Brief: As coronavirus outbreaks crop up on college campuses, administrators have become more aggressive in their reactions and messaging, admonishing students for behavior that flouts health rules and in some cases, punishing them for it.  Campus leaders have...

UPDATED: Prof Folasade Ogunsola emerges UNILAG acting VC

By Adesina Wahab Folasade Ogunsola, a Professor of Medical Microbiology, was on Monday elected the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, by the Senate of the institution. Ogunsola, until her election as the Acting VC, was the Deputy...

Senate withdraws suit against Babalakin, others

The Senate of the University of Lagos (Unilag) on Monday filed an application at the National Industrial Court to discontinue a suit challenging the removal of the university’s Vice-Chancellor (VC), Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. Ogundipe was removed by the university’s...

Senate meets to choose acting VC

By Adesina Wahab The Senate of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, is set to meet on Monday to choose an acting Vice Chancellor for the institution in accordance with the directive of the Federal Government. The acting VC will be recommended to the Governing Council of...