3D Memo: Textbook Adoption and Additional Course Costs
Now is the time for faculty to choose their textbooks and make decisions about any additional software or hardware need for their courses in the fall semester. The early deadline is April 5.
3D Memo: Promoting Diversity in Hiring
The recruitment, hiring and retention of a diverse workforce-including faculty, administrators and staff–is essential to the university’s pursuit of continued excellence and in keeping with its core mission and values.
NC State Appears in Two National Diversity Rankings
NC State appears in the 2018 Forbes first-ever list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” and the 2018 Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Rankings for African-American graduates in engineering.
Strategic Plan Next Steps
“The Pathway to the Future: NC State’s 2011-2020 Strategic Plan” sets a firm foundation for advancing the university’s mission. Six years in, NC State looks toward starting the third and final phase of the plan, one which will see goals surpassed that will lead to the enrichment of the campus community.
Nominations Open for Honorary Degrees
The Faculty Committee on Honorary Degrees at NC State invites nominations for recipients of honorary degrees. Honorary degrees represent one of NC State’s highest accolades for outstanding contributions to scholarship, creativity, leadership, and humanitarian or public service.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Integrating Scholarship into Teaching Roles
This month, Diane D. Chapman, director of the Office of Faculty Development and a teaching professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development, gives insight into making scholarship an important component of successful teaching.
Statements of Mutual Expectations to Become Statements of Faculty Responsibilities
A Statement of Mutual Expectations (SME) describes a faculty member’s responsibilities and expectations from their department. Recently, a task force revised related procedures and recommended that SMEs change to Statements of Faculty Responsibilities to offer further clarity to faculty.
University Standing Committee Survey Now Open
Interested in being on a university committee to help set the direction of NC State? Now is the time to act! The annual University Standing Committee Survey is open through Jan. 29.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Hacking Work-Life Integration
This month, Shevaun D. Neupert, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, shows us how to succeed in integrating our professional and personal lives.
What Are Your Plans for the New Year?
Let the campus community know about your plans — and your hopes — for NC State in the new year in an upcoming feature for the January 2018 newsletter.