LIU Post in Brookville goes remote after rising cases
According to a letter issued by LIU President Kimberly R. Cline, the decision came after rising cases among students attributed to off-campus parties.
She said additional cases were reported in recent days by students who were in contact with those at the off-campus gatherings.
“While our numbers are well below the mandated thresholds for remote learning, we have chosen to act now,” she wrote in the Wednesday night letter. “This gives us the best opportunity to reverse the trend and welcome you back in two weeks.”
While other local universities have relied heavily on remote instruction, LIU — which according to its website instructs nearly 15,000 students with main campuses in Brooklyn and Brookville — opted to offer most classes