VCU research and awards

Dear VCU and VCU Health community, Before we take a brief break for the Thanksgiving holiday, I am writing to thank you for your amazing work during a year of change. I am grateful for your unwavering dedication to creativity, discovery, innovation and the advancement of the human condition. With your hard work and support, […]

Provost search underway

To the VCU community, The search for VCU’s next provost and senior vice president for academic affairs launched today with my charge to the search committee. We will be recruiting ideal candidates to build on the strong foundation of student success and academic excellence established by Gail Hackett, who announced earlier this year that she […]

Guest post: United by our lived experiences

During this election year, I’m particularly grateful for the work of service members in uniform who protect our democracy. It’s my honor to share a message from my colleague and a veteran, Dr. Aashir Nasim. Today, Dr. Nasim serves as Vice President of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success, and professor and director of iCubed, but as a college […]

Stay strong together

Dear VCU and VCU Health community, As we near the end of the semester and approach Thanksgiving, I want to pause briefly and say thank you again. This summer and fall have been extraordinary, bringing together the best in all of us. We found new ways of teaching, healing, research and creativity. We found new […]

Election Day

To the VCU and VCU Health Community, Election Day is less than a week away. Many of you already have voted, and I encourage those who haven’t to take time between now and then to exercise your right to have your voices heard. As a reminder, Election Day is a university holiday this year, primarily […]

Spring semester update

Dear Students, You have demonstrated that we can learn, work and live together when we come together as a community that cares for each of its members. Thank you for your good efforts to follow our safety protocols, such as wearing face coverings and physical distancing. Based on your responsible behavior, ongoing assessment by VCU’s […]