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“General Education Curriculum and Graduation Mandates” on May 9 Board of Visitors Committee Agenda

The VCU Board of Visitors Academic and Health Affairs Committee is meeting on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 2:00 pm. The meeting’s agenda includes a discussion of, “General Education Curriculum and Graduation Mandates.”

Advice for students and parents frustrated by delays in federal financial aid awards

Federal financial aid delays are frustrating students and parents this year, regardless of what university they attend or aspire to attend. Our colleague, Hernan Bucheli, Ph.D., VCU’s interim vice president for strategic enrollment management and student success, offers advice to those folks in a piece published today in the Virginia Mercury. At VCU, our message […]

Monthly Academic Report (May 2024)

Message from the Provost Thank you for an amazing academic year! I often say that great universities don’t simply fall from the sky. They are built intentionally – one decision, one student, and one discovery at a time. And they are built through the tremendous work of incredible faculty and staff members. As we prepare […]

Update: April 11 BOV meeting cancelled

The VCU Board of Visitors meeting scheduled for April 11 was cancelled due to a lack of an in-person quorum.  The enrollment and budget workshop meetings were held as scheduled, as was a meeting of the board’s Academic and Health Affairs Committee (AHAC). The committee heard a presentation about the history and future of Focused Inquiry […]

Update: VCU Board of Visitors meets April 11

The VCU Board of Visitors will hold in-person enrollment and budget workshop meetings on April 11, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Immediately following the workshops, the Academic and Health Affairs Committee (AHAC) of the Board of Visitors and the full Board of Visitors will meet consecutively. As the BOV indicated at its March 22 meeting, it […]

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities: Understanding Muslim Identity and Islamophobia; and Addressing Antisemitism.

The VCU Division of Inclusive Excellence is offering the following professional development opportunities later this month: April 17: Understanding Muslim Identity and Islamophobia – Led by Dr. Amer F. Ahmed, an organizational strategist and co-founder of Equip Inclusive. This workshop will focus on exploring Muslim identity and offer strategies to combat Islamophobia and anti-Arab discrimination. […]

One VCU Academic Repositioning Draft Final Recommendations

As a result of the work of the One VCU Academic Repositioning Task Force, the community review of its recommendations, and in consultation with VCU senior leadership, the Provost will work with impacted units and respective governance organizations to reposition the university’s academic enterprise and implement the following recommendations: College of Humanities and Sciences Restructuring  […]

Provost statement on today’s public comment session at the Board of Visitors meeting

Following the public comment period today at VCU Board of Visitors meeting, Provost Fotis Sotiropoulos issued the following statement: “I, along with the Dean of University College, share the same passion and commitment of our faculty colleagues to the success of the students that we serve together. That commitment includes our relentless focus on assuring […]

Announcing VCU’s signature AI+ initiative and faculty survey

Dear Colleagues, The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the pending launch of VCU’s signature university-wide artificial intelligence initiative: Convergence Labs @ VCU for AI+.  What it is This initiative will position VCU to play to our strengths with a special focus on applied AI for the public good. It will be coordinated from […]

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