For The Record

When the university announced a transition to online classes as a result of the pandemic, faculty had one week to prepare: one week to learn how to use online meeting software, adapt their syllabi to a digital format, and explore best practices in remote teaching. Students, meanwhile, found themselves unable to return to campus following spring break as they prepared for a new way of learning.

In the weeks that followed, students and faculty adjusted to the “new normal” of classes conducted via Zoom meeting software.

“The entire Richmond Law community has responded with such determination, empathy, and grace,” said Dean Wendy Perdue. “I’m so proud of how faculty and students alike have adapted to make this new learning environment a successful one, even in such challenging