Category results for: Provost

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 […]

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 […]

Brian Brown named interim Dean of the VCU School of Business

I am pleased to announce that Brian P. Brown Ph.D. has agreed to serve as the interim dean for the School of Business, effective January 22, 2024. Dr. Brown currently serves as a professor in the Department of Marketing.  Dr. Brown brings to this interim positing tremendous experience in academic leadership, research, teaching, and professional […]

Video Message: Welcome to 2024 at VCU!

Provost Sotiropolous is welcoming VCU faculty and staff members back to campus for the new year and reminding them to make their voices heard on the recommendations created by their colleagues who served on the One VCU Academic Repositioning Task Force.

VCU Brings Uncommon Benefits to RVA

A month into the fall semester, our internal data, along with new national rankings, is providing new insights into Virginia Commonwealth University which bode well for both the students we serve and the entire RVA region.  Attracting People and TalentVCU is bringing people and their talents to RVA from around Virginia, the nation, and the […]

Congratulations to VCU’s Inaugural Class of NIRA Scholars!

President Michael Rao made the following announcement today regarding VCU’s first-ever NIRA honorees. Dear Colleagues: I am very proud to announce and congratulate the inaugural class of the National/International Recognition Award (NIRA) scholars. These colleagues represent the best of the best, personifying the uncommon excellence across VCU. This new annual award was created by Provost […]

Welcome to the Beginning of an Amazing Year!

Dear colleagues: I hope you had an amazing summer and that you’re as excited as I am to begin a new academic year brimming with promise and potential at VCU – Virginia’s Changing University. As our campuses come alive, with an increasing number of first-year students and stabilizing overall enrollment, so does our pursuit of […]

New IRDS Leadership

Dear Colleagues: I’m pleased to report that we have hired a new associate vice provost of Institutional Research and Decision Support to lead VCU’s IRDS office. Michael D. Bourgeois, Ph.D., who begins working with us on September 1, offers more than 20 years of higher education experience with a passion for student and institutional success […]

Ingrassia appointed dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Ingrassia, Ph.D. as dean of the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS) effective August 4, 2023. Dr. Ingrassia previously served as the college’s interim dean, a position she held for more than a year. This appointment is the result of shared governance with […]

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