News & Notes
The Kingston campus final exams are scheduled for Thursday, May 4 through Friday, May 5 and Monday, May 8 through Friday, May 12. The Providence campus final exams are scheduled for May 4-6 and 8-10. Please note that blended and online courses are subject to these dates and schedules.
On behalf of the Academic Affairs Diversity Task Force, we invite you to submit proposals to the Multicultural Faculty Fellowship Program. The goal of the Multicultural Faculty Fellowship Program is to increase the diversity of the faculty at the University of Rhode Island and advance issues of diversity in research and teaching within academic programs at URI.
The Distinguished Visiting Artists Program at URI hosts one Visiting Artist per academic year to engage with students and faculty on a deeper level of understanding and appreciation of the arts in contemporary culture. The goal is to support projects that will contribute to the aesthetic life of the University and broader community, as well as provide students and faculty with opportunities to participate in critical discourse with artists of national and international recognition and develop meaningful ongoing collaborations with them.
The Office of the Provost is pleased to accept applications for the Distinguished Visiting
International Scholars Program for the 2017-2018 academic year. This initiative is designed
to support the scholarly mission and global perspective of the University of Rhode Island
(URI), especially in areas of strategic focus that bridge disciplinary areas
As you prepare for the start of the new semester, we would like to call your attention to several important dates listed below. Policies associated with adding and dropping courses are stated in the University Manual.
As the new semester approaches, we want to remind faculty of the following policy regarding students participating in University-sanctioned events
This memo describes important information that is intended to help you have a successful start to the semester. As you all know, your course syllabus is an important document that communicates mutual expectations between you and your students, including your course expectations, learning outcomes, deadlines, attendance policies, grading criteria, and other important information.
Academic Challenges for Higher Education in the 21st Century – Please mark your calendars, URI’s 9th Annual Academic Summit will be held on Thursday January 19th, 2017. The Summit will be held in the Memorial Union, 8:15 am – 3:15 pm.
If you attended any of the open meetings for the Vice President of Administration and Finance position we’d like to your feedback. Please submit this form by 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21.
The Office of the Provost is pleased to accept applications for the Distinguished Visiting International Scholars Program for the Spring 2017 semester. This initiative is designed to support the scholarly mission and global perspective of the University of Rhode Island (URI), especially in areas of strategic focus that bridge disciplinary areas.
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