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8-14-20 Message to Community
Topics include: 1) Guidelines for lecture capture, 2) Return to Campus, 3) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, 4) VPRI search update, 5) What experts say about effective decision-making
8-5-20 Message to Community
Topics include: 1) Syllabus information for fall, 2) Go/no go decision for the rest of fall 2020, 3) Flexibility during return week (september 14-21), 4) Course fee refunds under discussion, 5), Mail delivery, 6) Opening events for 20-21 academic year, 7) Policies and support conversations for COVID/fall, 8) Miamians are making the world better
7-27-20 President's Message to Community
President Crawford provided an important update and information about the start of 20-21 academic year and online course through September 20, 2020.
7-17-20 Message to Community
The provost shared good news about the Myaamia Center and Miami's new VP for University Communications and Marketing. Also included were numerous, detailed updates regarding 1) COVID-19 updates 2) Fall Semester Updates and 3) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Updates
7-13-20 Message to Community
This message from the provost provided a follow up to PresidentÂ’s Crawford letter to the community on the budget, and provided particulars on how the budget reductions impact Academic Affairs including information about: 1) working toward a balanced budget, 2) revenue outlook and 3) Strategic investments for the future.
7-8-20 Message to Community
The Provost shared updates about the upcoming returning for fall, specifically: 1) Face masks, 2) External speakers, 3) University funded travel, 4) Message to students and families preparing them to understand how courses are being planned, 5) Fall course planning, 6) HVAC in buildings, 7) New developments with international students, and 8) More guidance and information is coming
6-30-20 Return to Campus Memo
Memo from Provost and VP for Finance and Business Services provides preliminary information about plans/guidelines for employee and faculty return to campus including these specific topics: 1) Returning to campus to work, 2) Campus 3) Cleaning, 4) Meetings, 5) Personal Conduct and 6) More to come.
6-27-20 Message to the Community
The provosts reviewed the budget information and detail recently shared with University Senate (from the June Board of Trustee meeting), summarized the university's current budget estimates for the fiscal year that begins July 1st (FY21) including: 1) background, 2) Boldly Creative, 3) COVID-19, 4) Looking to FY21, 5) Longer Term Outlook
6-15-20 Message to Community
The provost urged faculty and staff to check the Safe Return to Campus Planning and Coordinating Committee's website for updates. Topics for today include: 1) Some stories about how Miamians are responding to COVID-19, 2) Libraries re-starting some services via curbside pickup and electronic delivery, 3) Updates from our IT team, 4) Some results from a national survey of students about online learning and 5) Fall calendar now updated on academic calendar web site.