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Chancellor, Other Campus Leaders to Host Forum About Returning to Campus

Monday, August 03, 2020

The last of four summer forums for members of the U of A community will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 12, featuring Chancellor Joe Steinmetz and other campus leaders.

Division of Academic Affairs Office of the Chancellor Events

Q&A Session for Students: Reporting Incidents of Alleged Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Currently enrolled U of A students are invited to ask questions from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, during an overview of the university's policies on discrimination and sexual misconduct.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Office of the Chancellor Administrative News Diversity & Inclusion Events Office of Equal Opportunity & Compliance

Chancellor Gives Campus Update on COVID-19 Safety Measures for the Fall Semester

Monday, July 20, 2020

Chancellor Joe Steinmetz provides an update on health and safety guidelines and other planning underway in preparation for the return to campus for the fall semester.

Office of the Chancellor Health, Fitness & Wellness Safety & Security

$194.7 Million Grant Will Transform Research Engine at U of A, Create New Institute

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Major gift will expand U of A research mission through collaborative clusters, driving commercialization and entrepreneurship education.

Office of Research & Innovation Office of the Chancellor Points of Pride Research and Innovation

TFSC to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting With Chancellor Steinmetz on Friday, July 17

Monday, July 13, 2020

The Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center invites all faculty to participate in a virtual Town Hall Meeting with Chancellor Joe Steinmetz from 1-2 p.m. on Friday, July 17.

Division of Academic Affairs Office of the Chancellor Academic Affairs Events Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center

University Will Advance Two Salary Initiatives to Help Staff, GAs

Friday, July 10, 2020

The goal is for salaries of all full-time staff at the U of A to be raised to $30,000; minimum graduate assistant stipends to be increased to $15,000.

Division of Academic Affairs Division of Student Affairs Graduate School Office of the Chancellor Administrative News Graduate Professional Student Congress Staff Senate

Permanent Advisory Board Part of Enhanced Diversity Efforts on Campus

Friday, June 26, 2020

A letter to the campus community from Chancellor Joe Steinmetz gives an update on some actions related to recent conversations with university students about the #BlackAtUARK hashtag on Twitter.

Office of the Chancellor Diversity & Inclusion

Call to Action from Chancellor Steinmetz: Listen, Learn, Act

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

University of Arkansas Chancellor Joe Steinmetz encourages a call to action and is committed to enhancing and enriching diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campus.

Office of the Chancellor Administrative News Diversity & Inclusion

Strategy Sessions Designed to Combat Racism, Build More Inclusive Campus

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Students and employees are invited to offer actions and steps at an upcoming online session to achieve transformative change in the areas of diversity and inclusion. 

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Office of the Chancellor Diversity & Inclusion Events IDEALS Institute
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