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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.

Provost’s Office Monthly – May 2024

May 22, 2024

MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOSTAs we close another academic year, I find myself reflecting on the collective achievements and challenges that have marked our journey together over the last academic year. The end of the semester brings with it the joy of graduation—a significant milestone where we celebrated the hard work and success of conferring 8,139

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Provost’s Office Monthly – June 2024

May 22, 2024

MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST June 21st marked the beginning of summer and with it came a heat wave, thunderstorms, and even a tornado or two. Regardless, I hope you are all enjoying the change of season and finding time to spend outside when the weather permits. While many of us find the summer months quieter

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Provost’s Office Monthly – March 2024

March 29, 2024

MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST As of this week, more than 58,000 students have applied to UConn for the upcoming academic year for 6,050 available spots across our five undergraduate campuses.  UConn continues to attract a diverse and academically talented first-year class, with 192 valedictorians and salutatorians in the current freshman class. In the month of

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Provost’s Office Monthly – January 2024

January 29, 2024

MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST With the spring semester kicking off a few weeks ago, we welcomed our students back to campus and have already jumped into our routines. While it’s nice to have a break, I enjoy spending time with our community and am glad to see everyone back on our campuses. Earlier this month,

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Provost’s Office Monthly – February 2024

January 29, 2024

MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST The spring semester is well underway and as usual our campuses are bustling with activity. The Connecticut General Assembly is also in session and University leaders are meeting regularly with the governor’s office, staff from the Office of Policy and Management, and legislators regarding the budget requests for UConn and UConn

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Provost’s Office Monthly – November 2023

December 1, 2023

MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST We are just a few weeks away from the end of the fall 2023 semester, which means we are wrapping up classes with final exams, closing out projects from the semester, and preparing for a well-deserved holiday break. I hope that you all will find time to do things you enjoy,

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Provost’s Office Monthly – October 2023

October 30, 2023

MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST I hope this message finds you in good health. I want to extend my heartfelt appreciation to each of you for your dedication to our students during the current conflict. It is through your actions that we foster an environment where students can feel valued, safe, and able to thrive, even

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Provost’s Office Monthly – September 2023

September 30, 2023

MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST Today, with pride and anticipation, we mark President Maric’s Inauguration Day, which signifies not only the beginning of a new chapter in our university’s history but also the embodiment of our shared commitment to excellence, innovation, and progress. An inauguration is a symbolic milestone, a moment in time that represents the

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Provost’s Office Monthly – August 2023

August 30, 2023

MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST I 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

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Provost’s Office Monthly – July 2023

July 31, 2023

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

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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.

Message from President and Provost on Racial Injustice

May 31, 2020

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

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Provost’s Message: Advancing UConn Together

May 26, 2020

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

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Provost Guidelines on Secondary Appointments

February 15, 2020

Distributed February 2020, available to review here.

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