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Campus Updates

August 18th, 2023


Dr. Rochelle L. Ford, president of Dillard University

Dear Dillard Community,


I hope this message finds you well and in good spirits. As we navigate through these challenging times, the health and well-being of our campus community remain our utmost priority. With the emergence of new a COVID-19 variant, staying informed and taking proactive measures is essential.


With a recent increase in COVID-19 cases across Louisiana area and the Greater New Orleans region, staying informed and taking proactive measures is crucial. We must continue to adhere to recommended health guidelines. So we can keep the people around us and ourselves safe and healthy.


We understand the uncertainties surrounding the new variant. Rest assured, our campus is actively monitoring the situation and working in accordance with public health authorities. Regular updates will be provided via social media and your DU email, ensuring you have accurate information to make informed decisions.


By working together and following recommended guidelines, we can contribute to the safety and health of our communiversity. Let's continue to support one another, stay informed, and prioritize our well-being.


Stay healthy, stay informed, and stay strong.




DIllard University Faculty and Staff





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