Snook was elected in a vote of 3-2.
The majority of classes will start in-person, though faculty and staff with extenuating circumstances may apply for a temporary exemption to teach virtually.
There are currently 149 active cases in the University community, 118 of which come from faculty and staff.
Students and faculty taking part in J-term courses — which begin Jan. 3 — are also encouraged to get a booster shot prior to the start of classes.
Surovell’s goals for the term include streamlining production processes, prioritizing community-building and professional development opportunities for staff and rebuilding relationships with groups across Grounds.
Of the $205 million that the University has signed in commitments since July 1, $126 million, or 63 percent, have come from gifts of $1 million or more.
Attendance was recorded at around 14,000 people.