Communications

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

March 12, 2021

I write to provide details for fall instruction within the framework described in President Gabel’s message and the University’s press release sent earlier today.

March 3, 2021

Updates about the remainder of the spring semester, plans for the summer and fall, and an invitation to consider lessons learned as we start to think about the future. 

February 3, 2021

Now that the spring semester is fully underway, I want to take a moment to thank you for all that you have been doing to support the University’s mission. 

December 11, 2020
The changes made to grading policies earlier this week highlight that flexibility will continue to be important as we head into finals week, especially for students who are experiencing a range of educational barriers supported by the Disability Resource Center (DRC). Please consider providing informal accommodations without DRC letters.
December 9, 2020
Message to Twin Cities faculty and instructors about changes to grading for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.
December 9, 2020
Message to Twin Cities undergraduate students about changes to grading for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.
November 16, 2020

Dean Laura Bloomberg has announced her long-considered plan to step down as dean at the end of the academic year in June 2021.