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Spring_2014_Flu_Memo_Page

2014 Important Update: Flu Season

Colleagues, welcome back for the spring semester. As I am certain you are aware, on January 8th, the
Rhode Island Department of Health and CDC declared flu widespread in the state. URI will be issuing a FLU ALERT encouraging all students, faculty, and staff who had not been vaccinated this year to seek vaccination prior to returning for classes.

2014_University-Sanctioned_Events_Memo

2014 University-Sanctioned Events

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

2014_January_Attendance_Policy_Memo_Page

2014 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.

2014_Important_Campus_Deadlines_Page

2014 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.

URI’s 6th Annual Academic Summit

URI’s 6th Annual Academic Summit

Transformative Scholarship in the 21st Century Please mark your calendars, URI’s 6th Annual Academic Summit will be held on Friday, January 17th.  The Summit will be held in the Memorial Union, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.                       To register email: uriofficeofprovost@gmail.com

News from Academic Affairs

News from Academic Affairs

Updated information on what’s happening in Academic Affairs.

Cluster Hire Initiative

Cluster Hire Initiative

The Office of the Provost at the University of Rhode Island is pleased to introduce a new faculty cluster
hiring initiative.

New Exploratory Committee – Reshaping Health Education, Research, and Outreach at URI

New Exploratory Committee – Reshaping Health Education, Research, and Outreach at URI

This committee will seek constructive input and ideas from key interested stakeholders, including Deans, Department Chairs, faculty and students in health-related fields at URI.

Academic Calendar, Final Exams, and Grading Memo

Academic Calendar, Final Exams, and Grading Memo

Important dates and policies regarding end of term

Religious Observance and Academic Calendar Memo

Religious Observance and Academic Calendar Memo

Reminder to faculty about University policy on religious observance and the schedule of religious holidays in advance of preparing for Fall courses and other campus events

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