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October Newsletter

Dear Colleagues, As of Oct 28, 2022, we have recruited 32 new faculty via MizzouForward! Learn more about your new colleagues. As we welcome these faculty to MU, we also continue to expand initiatives to support faculty who are already…

Highlighting Professional Development for Faculty

The theme of this newsletter is professional development opportunities for faculty, so we are highlighting a staff member who helps design many of these programs and a faculty member who has personal experience in two different faculty cohorts. Both the…

MU Extension Team Members

The focus of this newsletter is on Extension & Engagement Week 2022, so the faculty and staff member we are highlighting are both involved in planning and marketing this event to Mizzou and the surrounding communities. Alison Copeland, Deputy Chief

New Tiger Profiles

In our first newsletter of the Fall 2022 semester, we asked two brand new employees about their experiences being new Tigers. Casey Owens, Assistant Director of Internal Communications, Joint Office of Strategic Communications & Marketing What initially attracted you to

New Faculty Orientation and Chairs Retreat

Chairs Retreat The Office of the Provost hosted the annual Chairs Retreat on August 17 for both new and returning chairs. Alex Socarides, associate provost for academic programs, presented sessions on support for chairs, including weekly office hours, an annual…

Welcome Back Faculty Social

On August 29, 2022 from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Bond Life Sciences Center Atrium (1021 Rollins Street), all faculty are invited to connect with colleagues from across campus while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and live music at the Welcome Back…

August 2022 Workload Update

In August 2021, the Office of the Provost requested that all deans and department chairs review workload policies for 9-month faculty. The rationale, process, and timeline for the review is shown in this document, which was created using input from…

Student Success Champions

On April 19th, the Office of the Provost hosted a colloquium on Student Success Research and Practice. Faculty made presentations on student mental health, financial aid, first-time college students & the undergraduate experience, and MU Connect Early Alert.  Following the…

Fulbright Scholar Programs

On March 23, Vice Provost for International Programs Mary Stegmaier hosted a webinar for faculty interested in hearing more about the Fulbright Scholar Program and the application process.  Stegmaier, MU’s Fulbright campus representative, collaborated with David Crespy, an Office of…

Provost Leadership Program Featured in Show Me Mizzou

Learn more about the Provost Leadership Program from three participants in the program in this Show Me Mizzou story. More information about the program and how to apply  for the next session can be found on the Provost Leadership Program…