University Of Liberia Suspends Classes with Immediate Effect

UL Press Release

Dr. Julius Sawolo Nelson, President of the University of Liberia

The Administration of the University of Liberia (UL) has, with immediate effect, suspended ALL CLASSES AT THE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL, in response to the violent disturbances on its Capitol Hill Campus and elsewhere, which resulted into serious bodily injuries to individuals as well as destruction to university properties.

Classes remain suspended until further notice.

The UL Administration condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the violent disturbances and sincerely regrets the injuries sustained and the destruction of properties. It has begun an investigation, and any student found in violation of the Revised UL Student Handbook would be penalized accordingly.

Meanwhile, the UL Administration is now consulting with all stakeholders regarding the continuation of the current semester, and therefore, solicits the cooperation and understanding of everyone, especially undergraduate students.

The Administration hereby assures faculty, students, and staff that concerns raised are being considered. A press release signed by Atty. Norris Tweah, Vice President for UL Relations noted

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About Joel Cholo Brooks 14022 Articles
Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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