Following a March 19 announcement by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to end physical operations at many businesses statewide, Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones shared the following message with the University community.
Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones has shared a message updating the University community on steps being taken to monitor the evolving worldwide coronavirus outbreak and prepare for the safety and well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors.
On Feb. 3, all students, faculty and staff members at every Penn State campus location will receive an email to take the Penn State Community Survey to share their attitudes and experiences of community, diversity and inclusion at Penn State. Every 100 survey takers will have a chance to win an Amazon or Starbucks gift card.
Penn State joined colleges and universities around the country in providing feedback through several national education associations on proposed changes to Title IX regulations announced by the Department of Education in November.
The Penn State community will converge on the Capitol in Harrisburg on March 20 for Advocate Penn State Capital Day to rally for the University and meet with elected officials to share stories of Penn State's value to the Commonwealth.
Each year, the University Staff Advisory Council (USAC) convenes in the fall to set its annual goals as a council. For the coming year, USAC will focus on organizational change management, defined as supporting people through the transition from current to future states.