West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee — who has required students at his school to wear masks in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic — was photographed at a drugstore over the weekend failing to follow his own rule.
“Love seeing Gordon Gee out with no mask on,” wrote one Twitter user alongside several eye-roll emojis. The tweet included photos of the university president browsing the aisles of local CVS with a mask in hand, rather than on his face.
Love seeing Gordon Gee out with no mask on 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄 pic.twitter.com/KpIkgjARmw
— Zaddy (@zslice6996) September 13, 2020
Last month, the university published a “Welcome Home” video which featured President Gee addressing students who would be returning to campus for the fall semester. In the video, the university president implored students to “wear a mask.”
“We take the responsibility of safety very seriously, and will do all we