UW System president, former Gov. Thompson, says the proposal is “the biggest threat to in-person classes.”
Wisconsin needs strong schools to attract and maintain a healthy workforce, but the state’s top two research facilities face numerous struggles.
But a day after Tommy Thompson’s pronouncement, UW Madison warns of a spike in COVID-19 cases as a variant virus shows up in the area.
The number of campuses switching to virtual classes could grow as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.
Sites coming online as cases surge, state records another single-day record of 5,922 positive COVID-19 cases.
In contrast to a regular season opening, the UW-Madison campus was a ghost town Friday night.
Rural health officials urges residents to take spread of coronavirus seriously, use precautions.