Academic Affairs Newsletter - August 2023

Provost’s welcome

Welcome to the new academic year. For those new to UIS, like me, welcome! For those who are returning after what I hope was a restful and rejuvenating break, welcome back! We will be offering this update from the Office of the Provost roughly monthly throughout the academic year to help keep you informed about what is happening within Academic Affairs, highlight resources to support your work, and to feature some of the great work of faculty, staff, and students. It will also be a mechanism to keep you informed of policies, procedures, and

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Message from the VCAA/Provost: Notice of Applications for Faculty Tenure and Reappointment

According to UIS policy, each academic year the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Provost notifies the UIS community of the names of those among the faculty scheduled for tenure review and second- or fourth-year reappointment review. Listed below are the names of the faculty members scheduled for reviews this academic year. Faculty review decisions involve critical commitments for the university and important steps for each individual involved. We would like to make these decisions with the benefit of fair and accurate information.

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Message from the Interim VCAA/Provost: Summary Report 4.10.23-4.14.23

Dear Faculty and Staff —

Items discussed in the Chancellor’s Cabinet meeting included completion of the campus listening sessions; de-escalation training for faculty and staff; the onboarding process for new vice chancellors and deans; the establishment of a steering committee for the Title III grant proposal to strengthen institutions; and the multiple professional development services provided by Academic Impressions.

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