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.
From Provost Arden and VC Maimone: Campus Budget Scenario Update
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Arden and Vice Chancellor for Finance for Administration Maimone provide the campus community with an update on NC State’s budget planning and outlook. State support remains strong, enrollment for the fall remains solid and NC State's research enterprise is performing well. At this time, they do not anticipate campus-wide reductions to be necessary for the fall semester.
Racial Equity: Response to Student Feedback, Commitments and Action
From Chancellor Woodson: At this unique time in history, we are witnessing widespread and continuing attention to the devastating impacts of institutionalized racism across our country. I am pleased to share important updates and critical actions the university is taking in response to student demands and requests, as well as to affirm additional steps the university is taking now and in the fall to advance racial equity, diversity and inclusion at NC State.
From Provost Arden: Designation of Faculty, Graduate Teaching Assistants and Graduate Research Assistants with Mandatory On-site Status for COVID-19
To make coming on-site (NC State campus or other university facilities) easier, University Human Resources is working with the Office of Information Technology to designate all NC State faculty, including adjuncts, in the following categories as mandatory on-site: tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, professional track professorially-ranked faculty, and lecturers and senior lecturers. Teaching assistants and research assistants will also be designated as mandatory on-site in the same way.
3D Memo: Mandatory Two-Factor Authentication Enrollment for NC State Students
To improve cybersecurity, on Sept. 1, 2020, NC State will begin requiring students to use Google 2-Step Verification to log in to NC State G Suite and Duo Security to access other services, such as MyPack Portal, Moodle and REPORTER.
Aligning Strengths to Advance Medicine
The Comparative Medicine Institute strengthens research and training across disciplines to pioneer advances in biomedical sciences.
Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Supports Six Promising Projects
This year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund winners are working toward safer treatments for human and animal health, novel manufacturing methods for toilet paper, lightweight car frames and synthetic fuel.
Search for Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs to Resume
The search for the vice chancellor and dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA) will resume soon.
3D Memo: Important Update: COVID-19 Special Faculty and Staff Leave Provisions and Expanded Community Service Leave
The University of North Carolina System has revised its guidelines for COVID-19 paid administrative leave and community service programs. The new guidelines will go into effect August 1, 2020, and remain in effect until revised or rescinded.
3D Memo: COVID-19 Voluntary Shared Leave Bank
NC State is implementing a special COVID-19 voluntary shared leave program beginning August 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2020. The COVID-19 Voluntary Shared Leave Bank will allow NC State employees to voluntarily donate their leave time to other leave-earning NC State employees who have exhausted their accrued leave due to COVID-19-related qualifying events.