Provost’s Distinguished Speaker Series
Bridging the Gap from Storrs to Farmington:
Kinesiology Faculty on Cutting Edge of Sports Medicine and Exercise Science
Speakers: Doug Casa, Neal Glaviano, Lindsay DiStefano, Elaine Lee
March 26, 2024 4:00-5:30pm - UConn Health Low Learning auditorium (Farmington)
Beyond Human Nature: A Conversation with Lewis Gordon & Bandana Purkayastha
Moderated by Michael Lynch, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Provost Professor of the Humanities
Lewis Gordon, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Global Affairs and Bandana Purkayastha, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, will engage in a panel-style discussion on some of the big questions in the humanities in social sciences. They will talk about how their scholarship touches the lives of communities, impactful moments of their careers, and broadly about the many facets of human nature.
This event is open to all faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.
February 27, 2024 4:00 to 5:30pm - Konover Auditorium (UConn Storrs Campus)
Interfolio Town Hall
What to expect: An update on the implementation progress of Interfolio RPT and Dossier and Q&A led by the provost's office. Anyone who is involved in PTR/PR processes at UConn is strongly encouraged to attend; this includes faculty, staff, and administrators.
You can submit questions for the Town Hall in advance using this form.
Date: February 10, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: WebEx Webinar (details below)
Meeting number: 2622 653 4981
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This town hall will be recorded and a link to the recording will be posted here when available.
December 1, 2022 - 11:00-12:30 p.m.
Reaffirming UConn's Commitment to Diversity in Admissions: UConn's Response to the U.S. Supreme Court Cases (SFFA v. Harvard/UNC)
View a recording of the presentation and panel discussion on the impending decisions of the Supreme Court on the SFFA v. Harvard/UNC cases. University leaders and scholars in the areas of admissions and diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education shared insights on the issues at hand and anticipated decisions, how the outcome may affect UConn, and how we plan to respond.
November 9-10, 2022
Caucusing in the Classroom: Leveraging Affinity and Alliance for Justice, Inclusion and Deep Learning
In partnership with the Humanities Institute, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, and CETL, the Office of the Provost will host a presentation and workshop series by Dr. Marissa Greenberg, Associate Professor of English at the University of New Mexico. Read more and view the event recording.
November 15, 2022
Interfolio Information Session
What to expect: A general presentation on Interfolio's RPT Module (Review, Promotion & Tenure Module), an overview of our implementation plans, and answers to frequently asked questions. Anyone who is involved in PTR/PR processes at UConn is strongly encouraged to attend; this includes faculty, staff, and administrators.
Faculty Recognition Celebration Event - October 18, 2022
The Office of the President and Office of the Provost hosted the inaugural Faculty Recognition Celebration on Tuesday, October 18th to honor the achievements of faculty who have received national and international prestigious awards and recognitions from professional organizations and entities external to UConn. University Professor Dr. Cato Laurencin was the keynote speaker and shared insightful examples of excellence and leadership from his own career with those in attendance. Click here to view the database of prestigious awards and honors won by our faculty.
Women’s Leadership Forum Event, October 13, 2022
In partnership with the Women's Center, the Office of the Provost established the Women’s Leadership Forum which is a collective of UConn leaders who identify as women invested in the development and success of other women in leadership positions at UConn and UConn Health. Invitations are extended to leaders in managerial-level academic or administrative positions. The first event of the fall took place earlier this month and featured opportunities for networking and a panel discussion on “Sharing your Leadership Story: A Conversation with Women Leaders”, led by Fany Hannon, Michelle Williams and Kiki Nissen.