The following is an archive of communications sent by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost to faculty, staff, and/or students.

September 16, 2021

Nisha D. Botchwey has been appointed the next dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, effective January 10, 2022 and pending approval by the University’s Board of Regents.

September 15, 2021

Alejandra Peña-Gutiérrez will be the next director of the University of Minnesota Weisman Art Museum (WAM), effective November 29.

September 3, 2021

We have a strong and responsive plan to address COVID cases in classrooms and research labs

August 30, 2021

As the start of classes nears, below are some additional resources and links that I hope will be helpful as we look forward to beginning classes next week.

August 23, 2021

An update regarding air quality measures for Twin Cities campus classrooms.

August 18, 2021

Implementation details for the newly imposed vaccine/attestation requirement will be forthcoming but safety precautions are in place for instructors who will be teaching in person this fall semester.

August 16, 2021

I am writing to highlight your responsibility to provide accommodations for students observing religious holidays this upcoming semester, as well as ask for flexibility for international students who may encounter difficulty arriving by the first day of class.