Between Nov. 8 and Nov. 14, there were a total of 21 new cases at UR, compared with six new cases between Nov. 1 and Nov. 7.
“It’s very difficult to write someone up when you don’t know what the policy is or how it’s going to be enforced,” Walker said.
UR's endowment, valued at more than $2.5 billion, was not significantly affected by the pandemic, David Hale said.
The University of Richmond enters the Orange Stage of its COVID-19 Physical Distancing Framework on Oct. 7.
COVID-19 testing for faculty and staff is highly encouraged at the University of Richmond, but it is not mandatory, Shannon Sinclair said.
“We’ve always had very strict cleaning and sanitation procedures, but those procedures have increased, taking place between every single shift –six times a day vs. two.”
Todd said he had found the testing more painful the second time, but he understood why UR was conducting prevalence testing.
Over the summer, UR administrators had to construct a plan that would allow students to move into the UR community.