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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 – February 2023

February 27, 2023

MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOSTFebruary 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 proposed

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Provost’s Office Monthly – December 2022

December 20, 2022

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

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Provost’s Office Monthly – November 2022

November 30, 2022

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

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Provost’s Office Monthly – October 2022

October 27, 2022

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

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Provost’s Office Monthly – September 2022

September 29, 2022

As we move forward in the academic year, I’m finding that the work in the Provost’s Office largely falls in four main categories: Our annual and ongoing responsibilities around major academic processes, like PTR or budgeting for the schools, colleges, and library. Short- and medium-term projects/initiatives that we undertake to improve the quality of the

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Provost’s Office Monthly – August 2022

August 25, 2022

Monday marks the first day of a new academic year and I am thrilled to welcome students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members back to our beautiful campuses. In my first few months as interim provost, I have had the opportunity to experience so much of what makes UConn a world-class university. I’ve often said

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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.

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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Reappointment of Emmanouil Anagnostou, Eversource Energy Center Director

May 9, 2022

Dr. Anagnostou has charted a visionary path for the center and has significantly contributed to UConn’s strengths as an innovative leader and collaborative partner in the broad landscape of energy.

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UConn Stamford Campus Director Named

May 4, 2022

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Orlikoff as the next director of the UConn Stamford Campus. She will begin this new role on July 1, 2022.

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Honoring and Supporting Communities: May Heritage and Awareness

May 2, 2022

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to take this opportunity to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of May.

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Provost’s Message: Celebrating Promotion and Tenure Awards

April 28, 2022

Dear Colleagues, I write you all today in the spirit of celebration. I am very pleased to share that the Board of Trustees approved on April 27 the award of tenure and/or promotion to 69 individuals across the Storrs and regional campuses. This is a notable milestone for each faculty member awarded these promotions. I

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Reminders on masking in classrooms

April 25, 2022

Dear Colleagues, As communicated last week, we reinstituted the requirement to wear masks in all classrooms through the end of classes and finals (this is in addition to the requirement in all workspaces as well as events with greater than 100 attendees). This message provides a few reminders specific to masking in the classroom. While

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Waterbury Director Search – Position Open

April 21, 2022

Dear Colleagues, I’m writing with a brief update on the Waterbury Director search. The position has posted and we are actively seeking applicants, in partnership with Parker Executive Search. You may review the posting at this link. Please feel free to share this opportunity with candidates. This will also be advertised via several national job boards,

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