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A Web Letter from the Office of the Provost - April 2022

February 2022 - Provost's Web Letter

Provost Jay Akridge

"...one of the most exciting aspects of April is seeing the results of faculty and staff mentoring - formal and informal - vividly displayed in so many different forms."

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Looking ahead: Summer Session to set new attendance record

The sleepy, slow days of summer are officially a thing of the past on the Purdue West Lafayette campus as Summer Session sets a new enrollment record.

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Campus community celebrates Academic Advisors

The Department of University Undergraduate Academic Advising (UUAA) is hosting its first annual Advisor Appreciation Day on Friday, April 29.

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2021 Purdue United Way Campaign Wins Top Award

Purdue and its United Way Campaign leadership are recognized for their efforts.

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Winter Flex session provides opportunities for students

Students will be able to participate in the inaugural “Winter Flex” session during the 2022-2023 academic year. The new term will be in session for the three weeks between the end of fall semester and the beginning of spring semester.

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Trustees ratify four faculty appointments

In their meeting earlier this month, the Board of Trustees ratified four faculty appointments.

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VanFossen named Interim Dean of Education

Jay Akridge, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and diversity, has announced the appointment of Phillip J. VanFossen as interim dean for the College of Education, effective July 1, 2022

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Purdue’s Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center celebrates Heritage Month

Purdue University and the Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center (AAARCC) celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month during the latter part of April and into the month of May.

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Equity Task Force - Spring Update

The Equity Task Force Implementation Team is making progress in student outreach, faculty and staff hiring and more.

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Libraries, Boiler Financial Track help students get “money smart”

Libraries and School of Information Studies and the Boiler Financial Track program team up to help students develop “money smart” habits.

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Purdue’s veterinary hospital dedicates new facility

Purdue’s new, and newly named, veterinary hospital complex was dedicated and celebrated earlier this month.

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Protect Purdue — Finishing Strong

The Protect Purdue medical advisory team encourages Boilers to finish the semester safe and strong. Read their latest message and other end-of-semester news.

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