Provost's Office Monthly Newsletter
The Provost's Office sends a monthly newsletter to faculty and staff at the university to provide academic updates, news, events and important dates. Newsletters are typcally distributed via email on the last Thursday of each month.
MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOSTI hope this message finds you well and rejuvenated after a restful summer break. As we gear up for the start of the new school year, I want to extend a warm welcome to all of you. Whether you are returning or joining us for the first time, I am excited to Read More…Read More
MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST July has been a month to welcome many visitors to our campuses. It was wonderful to host the 45th Confratute Conference (in person once again!) at Storrs. I’ve enjoyed running into these passionate educators as they pursue their different conference strands focused on enriched learning and gifted and talented learners. All Read More…Read More
MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST The Storrs campus is certainly quieter in summer than term-time, but there are still many things happening here, as there are at all our campuses. The first thing that’s happening is – nature! The Storrs campus looks beautiful, with colorful flowers, lush green lawns, and the extraordinary trees of our campus Read More…Read More
MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST On the 22nd of May, as the academic year comes to a close, the first thing that needs to be said is thank you. We’ve had an outstanding year, marked by achievement across all dimensions of our work. I’m grateful for colleagues in the faculty, staff, and administration who create this Read More…Read More
MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST As of today, we have received a record high of over 48,200 applications across all our campuses. UConn is in demand, and that is a direct reflection of our talented and innovative faculty and staff. Our program for admitted students, UConn Bound, will take place on April 1 and 15, and Read More…Read More
MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST February has been an exceptionally busy month. We’re nearing the end of the annual promotion, tenure and reappointment cycle; introducing new PTR/PR software; preparing for academic unit budget hearings; and working on planning for the next academic year. By now you’re likely all aware of the current situation with the governor’s Read More…Read More
With finals wrapping up this past weekend, we have reached the end of the fall 2022 semester. This past semester, and all of 2022 for that matter, feels like it has flown by. I am feeling inspired, grateful, and proud to be a part of this university and am looking forward to seeing what we Read More…Read More
I hope this message finds everyone well-rested and energized for the end of semester after the Thanksgiving break! As you’ll know from President Maric’s announcement yesterday, she has appointed me as Provost, and I’m grateful for the trust that she and the Board of Trustees have placed in me. Since taking up the position on Read More…Read More
We are officially past the midpoint of the fall semester, and things are in full swing. In the last newsletter, I mentioned that the Provost Office would be organizing and defining our current priorities. I’m pleased to share the 2022-2023 Provost Office Plan, which describes what initiatives we are prioritizing and how we’ve framed our Read More…Read More
Provost's Office Messages
The Provost's Office sends messages via email to the academic community on a periodic basis to provide important updates as needed. Those messages are archived below.
Dear UConn Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students: Yesterday President Katsouleas shared the initial plans of our re-entry. By June 30, we will have a final decision regarding face-to-face classes for fall, with approval from the Board of Trustees. In the meantime, we know many of you are eager to make progress on fall course preparations and Read More…Read More
Dear UConn Community, Recent events have called national attention yet again to the destructive power of prejudice and racism. The death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis serves as our most recent example. We are disgusted by the images we have seen capturing the unconscionable acts that caused his death. Demonstrations across the Read More…Read More
Dear UConn Community, As I begin my tenure as provost at the University of Connecticut this week, I am honored to play a part in building on UConn’s strengths, helping us all navigate current challenges brought on by COVID-19, and positioning us to emerge stronger than ever. At the end of this message, we are sharing Read More…Read More