RWU COVID-19 Information

Update: July 15, 2020

As we plan for reopening, you will see the University's most recent health and safety updates here.

– Emergency Response Team

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The information hub for all of our campus reopening logistics.

As the Reopening Plan evolves, a weekly newsletter will note every update and where in the plan it can be found.

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About This Page

Roger Williams University leaders are meeting regularly to monitor the developments of COVID-19 and preparing for various scenarios related to this coronavirus. Throughout this evolving situation, this page will be updated with the communications and resources for the university community.

News reports about COVID-19 can cause increased anxiety, concerns, and other personal reactions in an uncertain and changing environment. We call on our campus community to remain calm, be informed, and follow the advice of University officials and health care professionals. Most importantly, prioritize your health and the health of others in our community.

The University’s response to the pandemic has been led by:

Yannis Miaoulis, President 
Brian Williams, Interim Chief of Staff
Gena Bianco, Dean of RWU University College
Susan Bosco, Associate Provost
James Finn, Associate Director of Maintenance Services
Daryl Ford, Chief Information Officer
Jared Goldstein, RWU Law Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Cassidy Hammond, Assistant Director, International Student & Scholar Initiatives
Kevin Hayden, Director of Study Abroad Programs 
Kathryn Kanterman, Director of Purchasing
John King, Vice President of Student Life
Lorraine Lalli, Assistant Dean of Students at RWU Law
Ame Lambert, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer 
Marybeth MacPhee, Interim Chair and Professor of Public Health, Department of Public Health
Thomas McDonough, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
Steven Melaragno, Director, Department of Public Safety
Anne Mitchell, Director Of Health Services
David Moskowitz, Associate Professor of Political Science
Joseph Roberts, Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations
Jill Rodrigues, Director of Communications & Media Relations
Joseph Sassi, Co-General Counsel
William Seymour, Director of Capital Projects and Planning
Kathleen Souza, Director of Environmental Health and Safety
Jerry Williams (chair), Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration

RWU Resources

Federal Resources & Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) 

R.I. Dept. of Health