Announcements

Sabbatical deadline reminder

February 11, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

This is a reminder that the university-wide deadline for sabbatical leave requests for AY17 is February 29, 2016.  You may wish to note that the deadline to submit sabbatical leave requests to Academic Affairs is always the last work day in February. Please distribute this message to your units.

For more information on sabbatical leave and the application process, please visit the Academic Affairs website.

As always, please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Notice of renewal/non-renewal for career NTTF

January 28, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

The university is obligated to provide notice of renewal or non-renewal of appointment to career non-tenure-track faculty bargaining unit members. This message serves as a reminder of the following deadlines for providing that notice. Further information on the notification process, and link to templates for notification letters can be found on the Academic Affairs website under Contract Renewal.

TTF offer letter template

February 2, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

To assist you in the hiring process, the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs has posted an offer letter template focused on tenure-related faculty. This template is based on efforts within the College of Arts and Sciences to standardize offer letters. I am grateful to Associate Dean Karen Ford for her assistance in responding to this need in CAS and, by extension, the university. The template responds to most, if not all, variations for making an offer.

DTA Nominations open until 1/28/16

Nominations for the faculty Distinguished Teaching Awards are now open. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni can submit nominations online . Nominations will remain open until Thursday, January 28.

Message regarding online academic integrity

August 4, 12015 – The Office of Academic Affairs, in consultation with the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office and Academic Extension, has developed a list of resources to combat academic misconduct in online courses.

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