Stories From 2014

Nov 24, 2014

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.

Oct 22, 2014

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.

Oct 15, 2014

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).

Sep 19, 2014

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.

Jun 24, 2014

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.

May 1, 2014

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.

Mar 28, 2014

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.”

Feb 18, 2014

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.