Nominations of Candidates for Honorary Degrees September 14, 2020 Colleagues, The Committee on Honorary Degrees invites you to identify people who would be good candidates for honorary degrees to be granted at the 2022 commencement or subsequent commencements. The purpose for awarding honorary degrees includes the following: To recognize individuals who demonstrate extraordinary achievement over […]

  September 4, 2020 MEMORANDUM TO:    Deans & Dept. Heads/Chairs RE:  Policy on Suspended Use of Passenger Vans Due to concerns stemming from COVID-19, the Chancellor’s Office has issued the following policy statement on the suspended use of passenger vans for transporting students.  Please note the impacts this policy may have on faculty plans for […]

August 19, 2020 TO: UNCG Faculty & Staff RE: Call for Nominations for the 2020-21 BOG Award for Excellence in Teaching & Alumni Teaching Excellence Awards Provost Coleman and the Teaching Awards Selection Committee invite members of the UNCG community to nominate individuals for the 2020-2021 Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, or for […]

August 13, 2020 Campus Climate-supporting our students message from Cathy Akens, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. Dear Colleagues, Our work in supporting students toward their academic, professional, and personal goals has always been important – and this year it will be even more valuable as we welcome our students back in a challenging time. They […]

July 1, 2020   MEMORANDUM TO:  UNCG Faculty FROM:  Provost Dana Dunn & Provost Jim Coleman RE: Syllabus Statement The Faculty Senate formed a COVID-19 Task Force that was charged with engaging faculty members across campus to hear concerns regarding planning for the Fall semester and then working to address concerns in a manner that […]

  Panopto In-Person Training In-person Panopto sessions will begin July 31st with a capacity of 10 (due to COVID distancing protocols). This delivery model will mirror what faculty experience in a “hyflex” classroom environment. Note that in addition to these sessions, Panopto will lead an all-faculty training webinar (tentatively scheduled for early August). Location: Bryan 209 […]

For your information: June 26, 2020 To: UNCG Faculty Designing Effective Online Courses: An Online Workshop for UNC System Faculty and Staff I am pleased to announce the availability of Designing Effective Online Courses, an online workshop for to support faculty and staff across the System in moving their courses to an online format. I would […]

Teaching Tips We now know that hundreds and hundreds of our courses will need to adopt a hybrid model in order to account for social distancing practices to help to protect everyone in our community. As we prepare for that reality, we all are working to design and facilitate opportunities for quality learning given these […]