Five Questions with the Office of Faculty Development
The Office of Faculty Development (OFD) helps faculty experience success through a variety of programming and other services, including professional development opportunities throughout the year. Diane Chapman, OFD executive director, talks about how OFD helps NC State faculty plan their professional development throughout their academic careers.
Spring Semester Sees New Students at NC State
More than 300 new first-year students are enrolled at NC State for the spring semester through the Spring Connect program. We spoke with a few of these students and learned about how New Student Programs welcomes them to campus life.
January 2020 Provost’s Corner
Welcome to 2020! I am excited to start a new year with such an amazing and accomplished group of faculty, staff and students.
University Standing Committee Survey Now Open
The University Standing Committee Survey is available online now through Monday, February 3. Benefit-eligible employees in a .75 or greater FTE position, along with emeritus/emerita faculty, may serve on a university standing committee.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Connecting with First-Year Students
This month, Kimberly Bush, director of undergraduate programs and teaching associate professor; and Michael Kanters, interim department head and professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, give advice on how to help Spring Connect students make a successful transition to NC State.
Strategic Plan and Task Forces Update
The university’s next strategic plan will build on NC State’s previous accomplishments and propel the university to achieve its remarkable potential. This will be done in part through valuable input from nine strategic plan task forces.
December 2019 Provost’s Corner
Winter commencement is only a week away — time has certainly flown by this year! On December 19 at PNC Arena, thousands of students will become proud NC State graduates. That includes associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.
December 2019 Announcements
Find out the latest happenings related to NC State faculty and staff, including professional development opportunities, awards nominations, research developments and more.
Taking Care of Business (and Finance)
Vicki Pennington, assistant vice provost for finance and business, and Karen Acree, business officer, are two integral Provost’s Office staff members who will be retiring soon. Adrian Day, the new assistant vice provost for finance and planning, steps in to carry on their work.
2019 Promoted and Tenured Faculty
Promotion and tenure remain hallmarks of academic achievement and excellence for NC State faculty. Promoted faculty have met rigorous standards in their realms of responsibility, and tenured faculty have made a significant impact in their discipline.