University Recreation Changes Name to Wellness and Recreation
University Recreation has a new name–Wellness and Recreation. The new name builds on efforts to educate and inform the campus community and support healthy living.
State Budget and Salary Increase Implementation Process Update
North Carolina’s state legislators recently passed the FY 2019 state budget, which includes a total of $20 million for employee salary increases to be distributed throughout the UNC System’s 17 institutions. NC State is awaiting guidance from the UNC Board of Governors about how these salary funds will be distributed and how NC State may use its share for employee increases.
2018 Awards for Excellence Winners
Congratulations to the twelve NC State employees who received the NC State University Award for Excellence on Monday June 11, 2018. The Award for Excellence is the most prestigious honor bestowed upon non-faculty employees at NC State. Three this year also were named recipients of the 2018 Governor’s Award for Excellence Program, the highest honor a state employee can receive.
Leadership Change in Poole College of Management
Annette L. Ranft, dean of the NC State Poole College of Management, is leaving NC State at the end of July. Frank Buckless, currently associate dean for faculty and academic affairs in the college and KPMG Professor of Accounting, was appointed as interim dean, effective August 1, 2018.
Provost’s Corner: June 2018
From classes to vacations, fall semester planning and more, our faculty and staff stay busy during the summer months. There’s also lots going on around campus, including New Student Orientations, summer camps, conferences and more.
Summer Behind the Scenes
Even after the academic year ends, NC State remains a hub for activity. Thousands of visitors come to campus each summer for New Student Orientations, summer camps, conferences and more.
June 2018 Announcements
Find out the latest happenings with NC State faculty and staff, including academic engagement opportunities, a new holiday schedule, summer workshops and more.
What Are You Doing This Summer?
NC State faculty and staff — school may be out for the summer but we know you’ve got a lot going on. We want to tell the campus community about your summer travel, research, community engagement and more in the August 2018 issue of the Provost’s Office newsletter.
Community Service on Campus
NC State faculty and staff positively impact through community service, in addition to research, teaching and innovation. Community service provides a way to give back and make campus a stronger, more welcoming place for all.
2018 Common Reading Program
$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer is NC State’s 2018 Common Reading Program selection. The book confronts the social and structural barriers to economic stability that many Americans continue to face, giving insight into the real-life implications of living in poverty in the United States.