President George Manneh Weah, who is by law the Visitor of the University of Liberia, is expected to visit the University of Liberia, on Wednesday, October 24, at the Capitol Hill campus and will use the occasion to make a major policy statement that would affect thousands of students attending the University.
To afford students, faculty, staff, and others the opportunity to attend and listen to the President and Visitor of the University, the UL Administration has, with immediate effect, suspended all classes on all campuses University of Liberia, on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
The President is expected to arrive at 2 p.m. and will make a brief tour of some of the facilities on the Capitol Hill campus, including the university’s historic library housed in the Nathaniel H. Cassell Building, the Williams V.S. Tubman Hall, one of the oldest buildings on the Capitol Hill campus, among others.
Following the brief tour, President Weah would proceed to the historic UL Auditorium to deliver a special back-to-school statement and make the policy announcement.
The President’s visit comes less than three weeks after he dedicated the automation/digitization of the University’s registration system, on October 4, 2018, bringing to an end the manual UL registration system, which was a source of frequent students protest at the University of Liberia.
All current students of the University of Liberia—including students recently admitted, students seeking admissions, students who dropped out, as well as future students are all invited on the Capitol Hill campus of the University of Liberia and are advised to arrive early enough in anticipation of the 2 p.m. arrival of the Visitor, H.E. George Manneh Weah, President of the Republic of Liberia.