On Thursday, HBCU Morgan State University President Dr. David Wilson offered additional insight into recent decisions in response to COVID-19 and the safety of the MSU community by stating that the black university is “navigating a new normal against” the disease, and “It is a health crisis that is impacting our lives in every way imaginable. As the positive cases of COVID-19 in Maryland continue to escalate, we will maintain our foremost responsibility here at Morgan, which is to ensure the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff.”

03.28.11 BALTIMORE, MD- Dr. David Wilson, President of Morgan State University. Portraits on campus for Influential Marylanders. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz).

Wilson said, “The COVID-19 pandemic is pervasive and is rapidly involving. And though at this time, there have been no confirmed cases at Morgan. The university must continue to implement campus-wide measures that are consisted with the directives and guidance from federal and state governments, and from public health officials. To that end, we have enacted a number of measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on our campus. Some of these measures include, developing a pandemic disease preparation plan in advance of any COVID-19 incidents on our campus.”

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