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Update on Administrative Modernization

To: University Faculty, Other Academic Appointees, and Staff
From: Daniel Diermeier, Provost, and Ivan Samstein, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Subject: Update on Administrative Modernization
Date: November 15, 2018
 
We are writing to update you on several key efforts to improve administrative services. As new systems and processes are considered and rolled out, your input is critical to ensuring that changes best serve the academic and administrative work of the University.
 

RESPONSE: Demand to Bargain Letter - Graduate Students United

 
Dear students, in response to your October 5, 2018 letter --
 
I am writing to follow up on a response you received from Brett Leibsker, Director of Employee and Labor Relations.
 
We welcome communication from all graduate students in response to their experience on our campus. Hearing from graduate students is essential to improving the conditions that contribute to your success on campus and beyond.
 

Fall Welcome

 
To:  Members of the University Community
From:  Robert J. Zimmer, President, and Daniel Diermeier, Provost
Subject:  Fall Welcome
Date:  October 1, 2018
 
As we begin the new academic year, we are happy to welcome our new and returning faculty, students, and staff.
 

UChicagoGRAD

 
To: Graduate Students, Faculty and Other Academic Appointees
From: Daniel Diermeier, Provost
Subject: UChicagoGRAD
Date: July 9, 2018
 
I am writing to announce that Daniel Abebe, Vice Provost and Harold J. and Marion F. Green Professor of Law, will be assuming the role of faculty director for UChicagoGRAD, the University’s dedicated initiative for graduate students and postdocs.
 

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

 

To: Members of the University Community
From: Robert J. Zimmer, President, and Daniel Diermeier, Provost
Subject: Statement on Diversity and Inclusion
Date: July 7, 2018 

National developments and questions of policy related to international students, race and diversity, including in the context of admissions, have brought new attention to how universities think about and address such issues.

Center for Data and Applied Computing

 
To: Faculty and Academic Appointees
From: Robert J. Zimmer, President, and Daniel Diermeier, Provost
Subject: Center for Data and Applied Computing
Date: April 6, 2018
 
Today, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Data and Applied Computing (CDAC), a research center for developing new methods in computation and data analytics and applying them to ambitious projects across the full spectrum of science and scholarship.