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Provost's Office Messages

The Provost's Office sends general messages via email to the academic community on a regular basis to provide updates and highlight areas of success at the University of Connecticut. These messages, as well as other broad campus presentations, are archived here for future reference.

FY23 Merit Review Period for AAUP and Law Faculty

June 21, 2022

Dear Colleagues, I write to clarify the guidance you received from the Provost’s Office regarding merit and other salary increase categories for AAUP bargaining unit members and law faculty. This message is sent to deans, department heads, associate deans, regional campus directors, and other unit directors with personnel who fall under this guidance. In years

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Provost’s Office personnel updates

June 13, 2022

Dear Colleagues, I am writing to share updates on personnel in the Provost’s Office. I am pleased to announce that two of our most accomplished faculty leaders will join the Provost’s Office team in temporary roles designed to support me. Amy Gorin will serve as Interim Vice Provost for Health Sciences. Dr. Gorin is a

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Reappointment of Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, Hartford Campus Director

June 8, 2022

Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, Professor of History and Latinx and Latin American Studies, has been reappointed as director of the UConn Hartford Campus for a second term of five years, effective August 23, 2022.

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Year-End Updates from the Provost Office

June 3, 2022

Dear Colleagues, As I begin my tenure as interim provost, I have been working closely with Provost Carl Lejuez to ensure a smooth transition between leadership. Carl has been an invaluable colleague during my time as a dean, and I appreciate his generosity in sharing his expertise and insight. While Carl and I work on

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New Consulting Form Available

June 3, 2022

The new faculty consulting form is now available in the InfoEd system.

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Reappointment of David Noble, Werth Institute Director

June 2, 2022

David Noble, director of the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, has been appointed for a second term of five years, effective August 23, 2022.

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Faculty Consulting Form Upgrade to InfoEd

June 1, 2022

Dear Colleagues, We’re writing with a brief update on a change to the faculty consulting system. Consulting requests for the new fiscal year will be submitted into the InfoEd system. We anticipate that this new form will be open for submissions on Friday, June 3. Requests for consulting activities that begin on July 1, 2022

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Avery Point Director Annemarie Seifert Reappointment Announcement

June 1, 2022

Annemarie Seifert has been reappointed as director of the Avery Point Campus, following the conclusion of a five-year review process.

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Guidelines on FY23 Collective Bargaining Increases for Members of the AAUP Bargaining Unit

May 27, 2022

Dear Colleagues, We write to share guidance with deans, regional campus directors, and institute directors regarding the salary increases negotiated under the collective bargaining agreement between the University and AAUP for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) effective August 23, 2022. This includes the administration of merit-based increases and the Provost Fund categories of retention, compression/inversion equity,

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Reminders for Summer Travel for Research and Work Purposes

May 13, 2022

Dear Colleagues, We are writing with a few updates on travel, as you plan for and embark on trips for your summer research- and work-related activities. Travel restrictions: The UConn Work-Related Travel FAQs have been recently updated. The key update is that no restrictions remain on domestic travel in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. International

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