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Marshall University moving more fall classes remotely

Jul. 30, 2020 2:53 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University will move more fall semester courses to a remote format than originally planned due to the coronavirus pandemic. Marshall President Jerome Gilbert announced the change Wednesday. “This transition will allow us to continue to monitor the status of the...

Marshall University cancels commencement ceremony

Jul. 15, 2020 12:17 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University has canceled next month's commencement ceremony for the spring class of 2020 due to increasing cases of coronavirus. The commencement was originally scheduled on May 2, but was postponed to Aug. 8 due to the pandemic. Marshall President Jerome Gilbert called the...

Marshall removes Confederate general's name from building

Jul. 8, 2020 4:20 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University's governing board voted Tuesday to remove the name of a Confederate general from a campus building. The college said Jenkins Hall, named after Albert Gallatin Jenkins, will be known as the Education Building until the board of governors votes on a new name....

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jun. 17, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: ___ June 16 The Herald-Dispatch on discussions over Confederate symbolism in West Virginia: The names of Albert Gallatin Jenkins and Stonewall Jackson offend many people in West Virginia. They want these names removed from places of honor. So far they have not...