Chancellor Announces 2014-15 University Faculty Scholars
North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson announced today the 2014-15 University Faculty Scholars, top NC State early- and mid-career faculty who will receive $10,000 in donated funds for each of the next five years to support their academic endeavors.
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Betsy Brown to Retire
One of NC State’s strongest advocates for faculty development and support will retire at the end of the academic year, Provost Warwick Arden announced Wednesday.
Process for Next Round of Faculty Clusters
Chancellor Randy Woodson has announced a second call for faculty cluster proposals. This new proposal round will identify four to six additional clusters and fund approximately 15 to 20 new faculty lines through the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program (CFEP).
Dan Solomon to Step Down as Dean of College of Sciences
Dan Solomon has announced that he is stepping down as dean of the College of Sciences, effective July 1, 2015.
UNC System Taps Provost, Temporarily
Beginning next month Provost Warwick Arden will take on a second job – temporarily – as he steps in as interim senior vice president for academic affairs for the entire UNC system.
Duke Provost Peter Lange: Stay the Course on Clusters
Duke University Provost Peter Lange encourages NC State to take pride in its new interdisciplinary faculty clusters.
UNC Paper Praises NC State Clusters
The student newspaper at UNC–Chapel Hill urged university officials to follow NC State’s lead and hire interdisciplinary clusters of faculty members to boost research. In an editorial Wednesday, the Daily Tar Heel said Carolina should adopt the cluster model to “keep up with other leading research institutions.”
Dr. Maureen Grasso Named Dean of Graduate School
Dr. Maureen Grasso, dean of the University of Georgia’s Graduate School, has been named dean of the Graduate School at North Carolina State University. She begins her appointment July 1.