The University of Liberia (UL) yesterday announced the closure of classes in observance of the festive season, a release has said.
According to the UL release, the decision followed the recently-held successful second college-wide graduation that brought much visibility and prominence especially to the undergraduate colleges, their deans, chairpersons, and the graduating students.
Dr. Emmet A. Dennis, president of the university, who presided over the main Commencement Convocation on December 14, meanwhile extends profound thanks and appreciation to all who made possible the successful holding of the 97th Commencement Convocation.
Specifically, Dr. Dennis extends his deepest gratitude to the Chairperson of the 97th Commencement Convocation, Dr. Ophelia Inez Weeks, vice president for Academic Affairs, vice presidents, faculty, the administration, the chorus, UL police and the Staff Association for their dedication and hard work which they committed to planning and executing all the numerous ceremonies comprising this year’s commencement.
Dennis also extends similar warm sentiments to the leadership of the graduating class, the leadership of ULSU and various campus-based organizations for meaningfully contributing to and participating in the commencement exercises.
According to the release, the university will officially close today, Wednesday, December 21, and re-open for normal work on Tuesday, January 3 at 8:00 a.m. Classes will resume on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.