All Rutgers University faculty and staff must be vaccinated by Dec. 8 for the university to comply with an executive order signed by President Joe Biden, Antonio Calcado, executive vice president and chief operating officer, said in a message to university employees. Biden signed Executive Order 14042 on Sept. 9 requiring that employees of entities with federal contracts be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Guidance from the Federal Worker Safety Task Force affirmed that the order applies to Rutgers. “It is clear that Rutgers University and its employees, like research universities across the nation, are covered by the executive order and thus all Rutgers employees must be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021,” Calcado said. To read the full story.