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News & Notes


January 2015 Flu Memo

2015 important update: flu season

Colleagues, welcome back for the spring semester. As I am certain you are aware, the nation is experiencing widespread influenza-like illness. We held multiple clinics last fall and local pharmacies, walk-in clinics, and physician offices have vaccine available.

2015 January_ University-Sanctioned Events Memo

spring 2015 university-sanctioned events

As the new semester approaches, we want to remind faculty of the following policy regarding students participating in University-sanctioned events:

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2015 important campus dates and deadlines

As you prepare for the start of the new semester, I 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 (Sections: 8.33.11 and 8.34.10 (www.uri.edu/facsen/8.30-8.46.html ).

2015-January Attendancy Policy Memo

Spring 2015 attendance policy, grading criteria, syllabi statements, etc.

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. In addition to meeting Faculty Senate approved policies, you will be providing students with a basis for making decisions about their chances for success and the wisdom of continuing their enrollment in your course.

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7th Annual Academic Summit Information

The 7th Annual Academic Summit is planned by the Joint Committee on Academic Planning and sponsored by the Provost’s Office. With a focus on Higher Education in the 21st Century and Beyond: Designing URI’s Future and Place, this Summit is your opportunity to be involved in developing potential new initiatives for URI’s next Academic Plan 2016-2021

Final Report on Health Reorganization

Recommendations for Re-organization of Health Departments and Colleges at URI

On behalf of the Phase II Health Planning Committee, we are pleased to provide the report on our recommendations for reorganizing the health units at URI. You will be able to provide feedback to the committee on the page, if you so desire.

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Fall 2014 News from Academic Affairs

Fall has arrived and classes are underway. The enclosed news provides just a few highlights of some essential progress initiatives in helping students succeed at URI and a few updates and announcements.

2014_Cluster_Hire_Memo

2014 CLUSTER HIRING INITIATIVE

The Office of the Provost at the University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce the latest opportunity presented by the interdisciplinary faculty cluster hiring initiative to fund one new cluster proposal.

2014_September_Attendance_Policy_Memo

2014-2015 attendance policy, grading criteria, syllabi statements, etc.

Please make use of this important document to state your course expectations, learning outcomes, deadlines, attendance policies, grading criteria, and other important information. In addition to meeting Faculty Senate approved policies, you will be providing students with a basis for making decisions about their chances for success and the wisdom of continuing their enrollment in your course.

2014-2015_University-Sanctioned_Events_Memo

2014-2015 University-Sanctioned Events

As new semester approaches, we want to remind faculty of the following policy regarding students participating in University-sanctioned events

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