May 18, 2020 MEMORANDUM TO:  UNCG Faculty RE:   Update to Fall 2020 Academic Calendar After careful consideration and input from faculty senate and other groups, a decision has been made to alter the Fall academic calendar.  Specifically, we will eliminate Fall Break and Reading Day so that the last class day will fall prior to […]

May 11, 2020 MEMORANDUM TO:  UNCG Faculty RE:   Faculty Award Videos I hope your transition to summer affords you some much needed down time.  I’m delighted to share the videos of our outstanding faculty award recipients with you.  As you know the disruption related to COVID-19 delayed the production of these videos which are now […]

May 4, 2020 MEMORANDUM TO:  UNCG Faculty & Staff RE:  Fall 2020 Study Abroad Suspended As the spring semester comes to an end, we are considering among other things some of the longer-term implications of COVID-19 on University programs. I write today to provide an update on fall study abroad. The decision about whether to […]

April 21, 2020 TO:  UNCG Faculty RE:  2020 Faculty Awards I am pleased to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of UNCG faculty in teaching, research, mentoring, and service.  Due to the circumstances with COVID-19 we are unable to gather to celebrate the extraordinary contributions of the honorees but are nonetheless proud of their achievements.  Please join […]

April 20, 2020 MEMORANDUM TO:  UNCG Faculty RE: Call for Submissions: Course Conversion for Online Instruction COVID 19 forced UNCG to deliver emergency remote instruction on very short notice.  While faculty are to be commended for their hard work to maintain educational continuity, the circumstances were far from optimal.  Many faculty did not have adequate […]

April 20, 2020 MEMORANDUM TO:  Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty RE:  Faculty scheduled for reappointment review in Fall 2020: option to opt-out of the extension of first probationary term reappointment review but opt-in (if reappointed) for extension of second probationary term You received the April 16 message below regarding extension of the probationary term of faculty […]

April 16, 2020   MEMORANDUM TO:  Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty RE:  Extension of probationary term (“tenure clock”) due to COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant disruptions and uncertainties for our faculty.  It has also generated increased stress related to forthcoming reappointment and tenure reviews.  After consultation with the Deans and Faculty Senate leadership, I […]

April 16, 2020   MEMORANDUM TO:  UNCG Faculty and Staff RE: Dr. Maria Anastasiou Named New Associate Provost for International Programs I am pleased to announce that Dr. Maria Anastasiou has accepted the position as Associate Provost for International Programs.  Dr. Anastasiou succeeds Dr. Nell Pynes, who will retire from UNCG on June 30. Since […]

April 13, 2020 MEMORANDUM TO: UNCG Faculty RE: Course Material Adoptions During these challenging times, supporting students in attaining successful academic outcomes remains a top priority for everyone at UNCG. As we prepare for a summer session online and look ahead to the fall semester the bookstore needs your assistance in providing information so that […]