Newsviews: University of Illinois Chancellor Robert Jones

ByKay Cesinger WLS logo
Sunday, May 10, 2020

How do you educate and protect more than 51,000 students from around the world during a global pandemic?

That's the challenge facing administrators at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Students are finishing up this current semester at home. But what should students and families expect this fall?

WATCH: Newsviews Part 1

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Robert Jones joined Newsviews to talk about challenge of educating students this fall.

Jones said the final decision will be made in June but that students should plan to be back on campus.

The chancellor also spoke about the financial impact the coronavirus has had on the university, as well as the possibility of the enrollment of fewer international students.

WATCH: Newviews Part 2