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CCU Board of Trustees holding special-called meeting on mask mandate

Coastal Carolina University campus
Coastal Carolina University campus
Published: Sep. 15, 2021 at 1:55 PM EDT
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CONWAY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Coastal Carolina University Board of Trustees will hold a special-called meeting on Thursday to discuss the school’s mask mandate.

The special meeting will be virtually held at 9:30 a.m.

The board voted last month to implement a mask requirement after a South Carolina Supreme Court ruling opened the door for colleges and universities to mandate face coverings for staff and students.

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All students and staff, no matter their vaccination status, have been required to wear masks while indoors on campus since the beginning of the semester.

During last month’s special-called meeting where the mask mandate was implemented, board members said they would revisit the issue in four weeks to determine if it was still needed.

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