ETSU president released from hospital after car crash

Monday 11 a.m. update:

East Tennessee State University announced Monday that its president, Brian Noland, was released from the hospital Friday.

Noland is now recuperating at home. He is expected to begin transitioning back to campus early next month as his condition improves. ETSU staff members said Noland continues to keep up with what's happening on campus and talks with staff members daily.

"President Noland and his family express their deep appreciation for the many cards, flowers, food, and messages that have been sent to them, and they wish everyone at ETSU and within the community a blessed, safe, and restful Thanksgiving holiday," wrote ETSU Chief of Staff Jane Jones in a release.

Wednesday 10 a.m. update:
East Tennessee State University said its President, Brian Noland, has full range of motion and is expected to make a full recovery after being hurt in a car crash Monday evening.

ETSU said the Noland family is humbled by the outpouring of support but doesn't want any visitors at this time in order to give Dr. Noland time to rest and recuperate.

Instead, the public is encouraged to bring cards or letters to the Office of the President on the second floor of Dossett Hall. The university plans to deliver all well wishes to the Noland family.

Previous story:
WCYB reported that East Tennessee State University president Brian Noland was hospitalized following a car crash Monday evening.

An ETSU statement wrote that Noland is in stable condition, according to WCYB.

Dr. Wilsie Bishop, ETSU chief operating officer and vice president for health affairs, will assume full administrative responsibilities while Noland is recovering.

We'll keep you updated on his condition on and 10News.

Contributing: WCYB


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