Feb 10, 2017Faculty Provost updates
This week’s Provost Update highlights Write on Site, an exciting initiative from the Office of Faculty Affairs that provides a designated space and time for VCU faculty members to research and write in a supportive, distraction-free environment.
Feb 3, 2017Provost updates
In light of the recent U.S. Presidential Executive Order, the VCU Global Education Office is reaching out to students and scholars with personal, geographic or cultural ties to affected areas and to anyone with concerns. As this situation unfolds, GEO and the Division of Student Affairs are available to support you with a variety of resources.
Feb 1, 2017Faculty Provost updates
A new initiative seeks to help cut the costs for students by encouraging VCU faculty members to adopt or create free or low-cost alternatives to expensive textbooks and course materials.
Jan 27, 2017Provost updates
Yesterday VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D., addressed our students, faculty, staff and community in his annual State of the University Address.
Jan 19, 2017Provost updates
We are very excited to announce new opportunities for VCU faculty, staff and students to enroll their children in the VCU Child Development Center (CDC).
Dec 15, 2016Provost updates
Upcoming opportunities for VCU faculty: weigh in on the university's next strategic plan and save the date for workshops on Unconscious Bias.
Dec 9, 2016Provost updates
Today we are proud to highlight two programs that began at VCU and continue to serve our greater community.
Nov 21, 2016Provost updates
In a letter released last week, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. urged "higher education leaders to renew your commitment to diversity, to take swift and specific action to eliminate harassment and discrimination, and to ensure a positive environment on campus for all students."
Nov 18, 2016Faculty Provost updates
I am, therefore, pleased to announce that the planning phase for a new Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) at VCU has launched. The planning phase begins with an online activity aimed at brainstorming CTLE objectives.
Nov 14, 2016Provost updates
Open dialogue is an important component of the classroom experience for college students. As faculty, it is important to understand that our students – and our community at large -- are a microcosm of our global society. Although we don’t always agree, we must always be willing to listen, to reflect and to learn.1 2 3 4 > >>