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Messages from the Provost

To maintain ongoing communication with WVU campuses, Provost Reed is sending monthly messages highlighting new and ongoing initiatives that support our strategic efforts. We realize messages can get lost in inboxes, so those monthly messages also will be shared here. Check back often to stay informed!

Weekly Update: Looking for the Positive

Dear WVU Faculty and Instructors:

As we wrap up our semester under the cloud of the Coronavirus, I hope each of you can take a moment to take stock of what you’ve been able to accomplish during a very stressful time period. Within just two weeks, you transferred all instruction to a distance format, connected to your students and colleagues using technology with which you may not have been familiar, and juggled your workload with childcare and other responsibilities while working from home.

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Weekly Update: Maintaining Our WVU Community

Dear WVU Faculty and Instructors:

Yesterday, during our Campus Conversation we heard some sobering information about the current and potential impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on our University’s finances. I recognize these are uncertain times and that many of you may be fearful. Hopefully, yesterday’s conversation demonstrated that the University is being very proactive in its approach and that our goal is to minimize harm while preserving our financial position for the future.

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Weekly Update: Celebrating Our Efforts

Dear WVU Faculty and Instructors:

Spring season has traditionally been the time of year when we celebrate faculty and staff achievements. While we continue to deal with the disruption and uncertainty caused by COVID-19 virus, there is no better time for us to recognize and honor our outstanding faculty who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Over the next few weeks, we will be announcing a variety of honors and awards and will continue to roll out academic affairs updates and announcements.

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Revised final exams schedule now available, exam template coming soon

Dear WVU Faculty and Instructors:

Due to the University’s transition of all course delivery to distance learning platforms, the Offices of the Provost and the University Registrar have released a revised schedule for Spring 2020 final exams. The revised schedule is for all WVU-Morgantown undergraduate courses. Beckley and Keyser campuses are not impacted.

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Weekly Update: A Reminder to Recharge

Dear WVU Faculty and Instructors:

In recognition of our Spring Holiday, I’m keeping it short today. Please know how much I appreciate everything you have done and are doing to make our online semester work. I’m hearing so many examples of the creative methods you're using to teach from a distance and keep our students engaged. This crisis has brought out the very best from our Mountaineer family, and I’m proud to be a part of it.

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Weekly Update: Making It Work

Dear WVU Faculty and Instructors:

Congratulations! You’ve made it through your first week of the “new” online semester. Based on what we’re hearing from faculty and students, the online instruction and experience are off to a good start. This has everything to do with your can-do spirit, willingness to adapt and pivot, and dedication to our students’ success. We truly appreciate your effort!

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Weekly Update: Supporting Success

Dear WVU Faculty and Instructors:

I’m writing to you from my home office – missing the bustle of campus and the daily interaction with students and faculty. I’m sure that you, too, are feeling the absence of others and wishing we were operating under normal conditions. But as we know, that is not the case.

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WVU Coronavirus Planning Update from Provost Maryanne Reed

Dear WVU Faculty and Instructors:

As we learned on Wednesday, the University is strengthening its commitment to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by either shutting down or slowing down almost all on-campus activities. This will have a significant impact on our academic operations. To assist in this transition, below is information to help you prepare.

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