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COVID-19 Weekly Update (6/30)

(This message was originally sent on June 30, 2020. It is being published here for preservation.) Dear Department Chairs, Associate Deans, Deans, Vice-Chancellors and colleagues: As shared in yesterday’s email from the Chancellor and me, teams of faculty and…

COVID-19 Weekly Update (6/24)

(This message was originally sent on June 23, 2020. It is being published here for preservation.) Dear Department Chairs, Associate Deans, Deans, Vice-Chancellors and colleagues: Our updates for the week are shown below. The FAQ list for Fall 2020 preparation…

COVID-19 Weekly Update (6/17)

(This message was originally sent on June 17, 2020. It is being published here for preservation.) Dear Department Chairs, Associate Deans, Deans, Vice-Chancellors and colleagues: Every time we turn around, there seems to be more information to share. This week’s…

COVID-19 Weekly Update (6/9)

(This message was originally sent on June 9, 2020. It is being published here for preservation.) Dear Department Chairs, Associate Deans, Deans, Vice-Chancellors and colleagues: Thanks to everyone who shared suggestions with me on the actions you are taking to…

COVID-19 Weekly Update (6/3)

(This message was originally sent on June 3, 2020. It is being published here for preservation.) Dear Department Chairs, Associate Deans, Deans, Vice-Chancellors and colleagues: I realize that we are all dealing with physical exhaustion on the one hand, and…

COVID-19 Weekly Update (5/19)

(This message was originally sent on May 19, 2020. It is being published here for preservation.) Dear Department Chairs, Associate Deans, Deans, Vice-Chancellors and colleagues: Congratulations – to our students, staff, faculty – to every one of you who made…

COVID-19 Weekly Update (5/13)

(This message was originally sent on May 13, 2020. It is being published here for preservation.) Dear Department Chairs, Associate Deans, Deans, Vice-Chancellors and colleagues: Congratulations on making it to the end of the semester! As we head into finals…

COVID-19 Weekly Update (5/5/20)

(This message was originally sent on May 5, 2020. It is being published here for preservation.) Dear Department chairs, Associate Deans, Deans, Vice-Chancellors and colleagues: Planning for Fall 2020 is underway, and this week brings you guidance on how to…

COVID 19 Weekly Update (4/29)

(This message was originally sent on April 29, 2020. It is being published here for preservation.) Dear Department chairs, Associate Deans, Deans, Vice-Chancellors and colleagues:  This week’s update brings you some new developments as well as reminders and updates to…

COVID-19: Weekly Update (4/21)

Dear Department Chairs, Associate Deans, Deans, Vice Chancellors and colleagues, This week’s topics are meant to support our community in the present, help faculty plan for quality online courses in Summer 2020, and begin to look ahead to the future.

Columns

MU Professor of more than 20 years wins SEC honor

The Southeastern Conference announced today that University of Missouri Professor of Atmospheric Sciences Anthony Lupo won the SEC’s 2020 Faculty Achievement Award. The recognition is given out to one faculty member from each school once a year. The SEC then…

COVID-19: Daily Update (4/14)

This message was originally sent on April 14, 2020. It is being published here for preservation. Dear Department chairs, Associate Deans, Deans, Vice Chancellors and others: While my goal is to keep emails short, simple, and useful, this past week…

COVID-19 Daily Update: April 6, 2020

(This message was originally sent on April 6, 2020. It is being published here for preservation.) I hope you and your families are doing well. While we may not see each other face-to-face as often, or as much as we…

Remote Instruction Continues for Summer Session

Dear students, staff, faculty and friends of Mizzou, At no other time has the word “grateful” seemed more meaningful. I am deeply grateful for the hard work and quick adjustments you are making happen — transitioning into full online modality,…

COVID-19: Daily Update (3/19)

This message was originally sent on March 19, 2020. It is being published here for preservation. Access to classrooms  Some faculty have used classrooms this past week to access classroom technology to deliver online instruction.  Given the President’s directive,…

COVID-19: Daily Update (3/18)

This message was originally sent on March 18, 2020. It is being published here for preservation. We continue to be inspired by the grace you have shown as things change, and continue to change. I cannot thank you enough for…

COVID-19: Daily Update (3/16)

This message was originally sent on March 16, 2020. It is being published here for preservation. I want to reiterate how grateful we are for your hard work and diligence, and the speed with which you are adapting to the…

COVID-19: Update on Instruction

This message was originally sent on March 16, 2020. It is being published here for preservation. As you know, we are working hard to change quickly, and to anticipate the decisions we may need to make, as we deal with…

COVID-19: Resources for Remote Teaching

This message was originally sent on March 12, 2020. It is being published here for preservation. A quick update with initial information on remote teaching, particularly online instruction. We anticipate more detailed information and resources from system eLearning over the…

COVID-19: Reminders that Might be Useful

This message was originally sent on March 11, 2020. It is being published here for preservation. I want to thank you again for working to ensure minimal disruption to our academic programming while protecting the health and wellbeing of our…