The position of resident counselors (RCs), now called community advisors (CAs), has been redefined this year due to both Covid safety needs and the organizing work of disenchanted RCs who met with the Office of Residential Life (ResLife) last semester to address occupational grievances. The new position increases supervisory support,
Among other changes to the college’s daily operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the college’s academic departments have announced hiring freezes for the 2020-2021 academic year. The move comes amid the college’s economic difficulties as a result of the pandemic as well as the inability to
Two students at Smith College were put into isolation as a precaution after potentially coming into contact with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). According to a statement from Smith, the first student is currently symptom-free and out of isolation, while the second student is not yet cleared and remains in isolation.