Read communications from the provost to the campus community below.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Vice Provost for Faculty SearchTo assist in conducting the search for the next Vice Provost for Faculty, I have invited a group of faculty to participate in a search advisory committee. I am grateful to Shelley Anna, Associate Dean for Graduate and Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives in the College of Engineering, who has agreed to lead the search advisory committee.
Friday, March 12, 2021
2021-2022 Academic Calendar and Programming for Summer and Fall SemestersI write to share the university’s plans for programming this summer, announce the university’s 2021-22 academic calendar and look ahead to the return of a robust student experience on campus beginning in the fall semester.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
CMU Freezes Undergraduate Tuition Rate for 2021-22 Academic YearEach year the university reviews the cost of providing a world-class CMU education and sets tuition, room and board and associated fees accordingly. While those costs ordinarily may have led us to a corresponding increase in tuition, in recognition of this extraordinary time and the circumstances our students and their families are currently facing, I write to share that the Board of Trustees has endorsed the university’s decision to not increase undergraduate tuition for the 2021-22 academic year.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Flexibility During Weather-Related EventsThe recent severe storms, including snow, ice and cold temperatures in many parts of the country have caused power outages, water scarcity and other dangerous conditions many of which could continue for some time. This situation may adversely affect a significant population of our students who are studying remotely in those respective areas.
Friday, February 12, 2021
Moving Forward Together in 2021As we begin this new year, I send my best wishes to each of you for a successful spring semester. When I look back on 2020, I am inspired by how much we have accomplished together, across our different locations and time zones.
Friday, January 29, 2021