Gbarnga, Bong County – Cuttington University College plan to resume academic activities after months hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Rev. Dr. Herman B. Browne, President of the University announced on Tuesday.
In a news conference with Journalists, Dr. Browne said plans to resume the semester have been forwarded to the Board of Trustees of the university for their review and subsequent approval.
During a meeting with employees, Dr. Browne disclosed the university’s plan to implement health protocols provided by the Ministry of Health, the National Public Health Institute of Liberia and the World Health Organization when academic activities resume.
According to our source, the University President also stressed on salary arrears owed employees of the institution during the meeting.
Although he did not rightly say when the over four months salary arrears owed employees will be paid, but said there are plans to begin payment ahead of the independence day celebration.
The Tuesday’s meeting was called to primarily explain to employees the extent the abrupt closure of the university due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Browne also used the occasion to announce a presentation of special gift to employees from the university Alumni Association both in Liberia and the United States of America.