ISU Students In Europe Scramble To Return | WGLT

ISU Students In Europe Scramble To Return

Mar 12, 2020

Illinois State University continues to work to retrieve students studying abroad. At the start of the semester spokesperson Eric Jome says that number was about 116 students in other countries.

"Our study abroad staff are communicating with the students there. A number of them are already indicating they are working on ways to get home," said Jome.

Jome said there may be about 95 students still to return to the U.S.

"This is an evolving situation, but it is something we have been looking at and dealing with for some time," said Jome.

ISU had earlier brought home students from Japan and Italy. Jome said the university had been watching the spread of the disease since January.

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