3D Memo: Important Update: Community Service Leave and Child Care and Work-Life Balance Resources
To help employees deal with the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of State Human Resources assembled a task force of HR experts to create a resource guide for parents. That guide covers many topics, including where to find child care, leave options, flexible scheduling and a change to a community service leave policy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
3D Memo: Important Updates: Special BOG Salary and Position Consultation Process and Exceptions to the Suspension of HR Actions
The North Carolina General Assembly recently passed House Bill 1096, and the governor subsequently signed the bill into law. Among its various provisions, HB 1096 repeals a statutory requirement for the Board of Governors to monitor certain university salary and position actions that met designated thresholds.
3D Memo: Update on COVID-19 Special Faculty and Staff Leave Provisions
The University of North Carolina System has established new guidelines for leave provisions related to COVID-19. The new guidelines take effect July 1, 2020.