September 2020 Provost’s Corner
Thank you for your hard work and patience through another tumultuous month. Though the beginning of the academic year didn’t go as we hoped for, we are glad to be able to continue to provide our students with instruction and resources for success.
September 2020 Announcements
Find out the latest happenings related to NC State faculty and staff, including online teaching and learning resources, professional development opportunities, campus updates and more.
Strategic Plan Task Force Reports Now Available
NC State’s strategic planning process moves forward again, with all nine strategic plan task force reports posted on individual task force websites. The campus community can review reports and provide feedback to the Strategic Planning Executive Steering Committee through Monday, September 21.
From Provost Arden: Adjustments to Fall 2020 Academic Calendar
In this memo, Provost Arden announces to instructors of record that the fall 2020 academic calendar is being adjusted to provide students the time needed to prepare to move off-campus. He is aware of the additional challenges created by the calendar change and appreciates instructors work and ongoing support of their students, and asks that they consider ways to provide flexibility with assignments and due dates where possible.
Nominations for 2020-21 Faculty Awards Sought
Nominations are now open for seven awards for NC State faculty members. This year’s nomination submission deadlines have been moved up a few weeks earlier than normal in order to accommodate the change in the fall semester calendar, and to provide departments and colleges ample time to prepare nominations.
From Provost Arden: Shift to Remote Instruction for Remainder of Fall 2020 Semester
In this memo, Provost Arden announces to faculty that as of 8 a.m. on Monday, August 24, NC State will be moving all undergraduate instruction that is not already online to a remote instruction format, and that graduate courses will remain in their existing format. The Office of Faculty Development and DELTA have created a tip sheet for faculty in light of this transition.
August 2020 Provost’s Corner
August marks the start of an academic year that no one could have imagined this past spring. In spite of all the unknowns and uncertainties, the campus community came in ways we haven’t seen before.
August 2020 Announcements
Find out the latest happenings related to NC State faculty and staff, including campus COVID-19 updates, information on the start of the fall semester, professional development opportunities and more.
Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs Finalist Interviews Announced
Virtual campus interviews for the three finalists for vice chancellor and dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs have been announced. They will begin the first week of September.
New Student Convocation Going Virtual
The 2020 rendition of New Student Convocation is going virtual due to COVID-19, but it promises to be just as engaging and fun as years past.