Doing REAL poster session

Show off experiential learning projects in your unit: create a poster for our April 5 showcase. Download the poster template »

Faculty Success Program grants

Five grants are available to fund tenure-track faculty participation in the NCFDD Faculty Success Program. Apply before the March 18 deadline.

REAL in VCU News

Our Relevant, Experiential and Applied Learning initiative has been featured in VCU News. Learn more about REAL and the positive impact it will have on students.

Gail Hackett, Provost

Provost update - Moving the needle on student success

Providing timely feedback to our students can mean the difference between academic success and a DFW grade. Early alerts and midterm grades are two methods VCU uses to encourage student success. The faculty deadlines for each are Feb. 17 and March 15, respectively.

Read about these methods and how they are improving our students' academic performance »

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The VCU Office of the Provost provides the platform for student and faculty success. We make sure our faculty and academic leaders are supported and well-prepared to deliver quality programs and curricula that fit our students’ needs, not the other way around. Helping them achieve their goals, and get everything they want out of their time here at VCU, remains our top priority.

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Experiential learning initiative continues to take shape after town hall
VCU Faculty Members Selected for Spring 2019 Faculty Success Program
Recently the VCU Office of the Provost selected five faculty members to participate in the spring 2019 Faculty Success Program.
VCU/VUU announce dual degree partnership for engineering, science degrees
Three dual degree programs between neighboring universities set to begin fall 2019
Eleven advisors recognized with 2018 UAAB awards
Making REAL progress
Group to guide experiential learning initiative holds first meeting
Supporting VCU's culture of inclusion
VCU remains committed to our culture of inclusion,with a statement supporting the transgender, gender non-conforming and gender non-binary members of our community.
Academic transformation expert visits VCU
Feb. 22, 2019
REAL town hall
Grace and Broad Residence 2 (VCU Innovate Building), Seminar Rooms (Rooms 1231-1232)
REAL town hall set for Feb. 22
Feb. 27, 2019
Department Chair Leadership Development Series Feb 27
University Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom A
"On the Rise: Addressing Student/Faculty/Staff Mental Health Issues"
March 18, 2019
Application Deadline: Faculty Grants for NCFDD, Summer 2019
The application deadline is March 18 for 5 grants to fund faculty participation in the Faculty Success Program during the Summer 2019 semester FSP program.
March 25, 2019
Department Chair Leadership Development Series Mar 25
Jonah L. Larrick Student Center (MCV Campus), Court End Ballroom A
"Building Consensus Among Your Faculty and Leading Department Change"
April 5, 2019
Doing REAL poster session
Grace and Broad Residence 2 (VCU Innovate Building), Seminar Rooms (Rooms 1231-1232)
Workshop to be held April 5 at 9 a.m.
April 24, 2019
Department Chair Leadership Development Series Apr 24
Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building (MCV Campus), rooms 104 and 105.
"How Social Media is Changing Leadership"
May 11, 2019
Spring Commencement
Greater Richmond Convention Center
VCU will host its spring ceremony at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on May 11 at 10 a.m.