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The financial cost of COVID-19: How Mercer is navigating a financially uncertain world

Signage in the Connell Student Center informs patrons about university safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 9, 2020
Mercer University, like many institutions of higher learning, was poised for a financial hit in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Mercer largely evaded an economic crisis. Here's how the administration pulled it off.

Students protest, Peer Advisors resign over Mercer’s pandemic reopening plan

A Mercer student attends the protest for online classes at the Godsey Administration Building on July 14.
July 22, 2020
After Mercer University declined to offer a distance learning option this fall, some students have responded by protesting or limiting their involvement on campus.

OPINION: Mercer is making a big mistake re-opening in the fall

OPINION: Mercer is making a big mistake re-opening in the fall
July 21, 2020
What happens when a university opens in a pandemic? Apparently, Mercer University plans to find out.

Mercer University announces changes to fall semester to combat COVID-19

Archived photo from October 26, 2019
June 13, 2020
Mercer Bears have returned to campus for the fall, but the semester ahead will be anything but normal.
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