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Thu Dec 27, 2018, 08:16 PM

University of Wyoming to close office in Jackson, will maintain overall service there

The University of Wyoming is closing an office it had in Jackson, though itís overall maintaining services in the town.

The office, housed in Jacksonís Center for the Arts, is where a Riverton-based UW recruitment and enrollment official held monthly office hours, according to a university press release. The closure is part of a spate of moves to shutter now-obsolete distance-learning facilities around the state.

According to the release, sent earlier this month, the site helped deliver distance-education courses via web conferencing. But advances in technology that allow students to take the same courses through their own computers have made such offices unnecessary.

The Jackson Hole News and Guide reported last week that the university chose not to renew its lease on four rooms in the arts center.

Read more: https://trib.com/news/local/education/uw-to-close-office-in-jackson-will-maintain-overall-service/article_40060540-5356-561b-ba5a-8f9b7538da42.html

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