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ITS standardizes FSU VPN service 

This message has been approved by Jane Livingston, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Information Technology Services (ITS) is standardizing the virtual private network (VPN) service at FSU. During the university transition to remote operations earlier this year, ITS implemented several VPN solutions to meet the overwhelming need for remote network access for faculty and staff. Since then, the FSU Technology Architecture Committee […]

From CAT: Learning to decolonize + a faculty panel and workshop 

This message to all faculty, deans, directors, and department heads has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. With increasing focus on systemic racist injustice in recent weeks, and in response to the call by a group of Black colleagues to “rebuild an academic space that is rooted in anti-racist ideology,” (Beatty et al., personal communication, June 4, […]

Research Continuity Update XVII 

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Gary K. Ostrander, Vice President for Research.     As the State of Florida has begun to slowly reopen, Florida State University has taken steps to incrementally expand on-campus research operations.  More information is available HERE.  We continue to follow the guidance of local, state, and federal […]

Research Continuity Update XVI

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Gary K. Ostrander, Vice President for Research. As the State of Florida has begun to slowly reopen, Florida State University has taken steps to incrementally expand on-campus research operations.  More information is available HERE. We continue to follow the guidance of local, state, […]

Update on Campus Repopulation Guidance

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Renisha Gibbs, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Finance & Administration Chief of Staff. The University continues to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on our state and local community and has been working toward a plan for faculty and staff repopulation of campus. […]

From CAT: Are your students getting younger? 

This message to all faculty, deans, directors, and department heads has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.   More than 2000 students who are brand new to FSU — and to college — began their first classes this week. Many of our Summer C students may have been […]

From Facilities: Community waste stations 

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dennis Bailey, Senior Associate Vice President for Facilities.  To meet campus needs for increased sanitation of common spaces, custodial staff will no longer routinely enter personal office spaces to clean or collect trash from desk-side bins. Beginning in July, FSU Facilities will be installing community waste stations across […]

Research Continuity Update XV 

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Gary K. Ostrander, Vice President for Research.   As the State of Florida has begun to slowly reopen, Florida State University has taken steps to incrementally expand on-campus research operations.  More information is available HERE.   We continue to follow the guidance of local, state, and federal […]

FSU Summer Nights – Week 1 

This message to all students has been approved by Dr. Amy Hecht, Vice President for Student Affairs   Many offices and organizations across campus are teaming up to #welcomefsu back with virtual events at 7 p.m. -9 p.m. Monday through Friday, beginning next week. Each time we get together, there will be opportunities to play games, meet people, […]

From CAT: Avoiding Burnout

This message to all faculty, deans, directors, and department heads has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. Congratulations to those of you who’ve just finished teaching in Summer B, and also to those who’ve reached the middle of Summer A. If you’d like to check in with your […]

Research Continuity Update XIV

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Gary K. Ostrander, Vice President for Research. As the State of Florida has begun to slowly reopen, Florida State University has taken steps to incrementally expand on-campus research operations.  More information is available HERE.   We continue to follow the guidance of local, state, […]

Research Continuity Update XIII

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Gary K. Ostrander, Vice President for Research. As the State of Florida has begun to slowly reopen, Florida State University has taken steps to incrementally expand on-campus research operations.  More information is available HERE.   We continue to follow the guidance of local, state, […]