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The Provost's Desk - November 2019

Equipping students for the multinational workforce here and abroad
   November 20, 2019

Reading the headlines about the future of higher education, you have no doubt seen several oft-repeated themes. Among them are the use of more technology and a focus on a degree’s ROI in relation to workplace needs. Pundits also emphasize the importance of helping students develop the skills of communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and global fluency.  These skills are frequently...

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The Provost's Desk - October 2019

Work underway to advance diversity and inclusion measures
   October 2, 2019

Walking across campus when class periods are changing gives visitors and members of the UNC Charlotte community a first-hand glimpse of the diversity of our student body.  While providing access to a diverse student population has been part of our institutional mission for many years, I would like to share some of our recent work to ensure that we are also an inclusive community and provide...

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The Provost's Desk - April 2019

Timing can impact Student Success efforts
   April 29, 2019

In a recent New York Times bestseller, author Daniel H. Pink proposes that timing can make or break us and offers evidence for harnessing the power of beginnings, endings, and even mid-points. Pink’s book When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing offers some useful thinking about our approach to student success.

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The Provost's Desk, November 2018

Projects Focus on Digital Learning & Student Success
   November 29, 2018

ADAPTING – this is a fitting word for the work in Academic Affairs. It defines part of our mission as an urban research university. As an integral part of North Carolina’s largest city, we are committed to the needs of our ever-changing region and state.

DIGITAL LEARNING

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