Chancellor's Fast Five

The "Fast Five" gives the campus community a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the top priorities and projects that occupy the Chancellor's time and attention.

Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: February 14, 2019

   February 14, 2019

It's been a while since my last update, but I'll resist the urge to try and catch up by making this a "Fast Fifteen." The spring semester is whizzing by and there's lots to share. Here are a few highlights:

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: October 9, 2018

   October 9, 2018

It has been an eventful few weeks since my last update, so allow me to hit a few highlights:

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: September 7, 2018

   September 7, 2018

Our campus is full of energy, our classrooms are full of bright young minds, and our parking decks are full of cars...lots and lots of cars. Niner Nation is bustling with the start of a new semester! And I wanted to take this time to share the first Fall 2018 installment of "Phil's Fast Five," just to give you a glimpse of some of the things I'm focused on these days:

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: May 14, 2018

   May 14, 2018

And just like that, another academic year comes to a close.

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: April 2, 2018

   April 2, 2018

Most of my time since my last update was spent in Israel and Jordan with a group of colleagues, donors, and friends of the University. Among other things, we visited our archaeological dig at Mt. Zion in Jerusalem with Professors James Tabor (Religious Studies) and Shimon Gibson (History). James and Shimon make the world’s best tour guides, with...

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: March 12, 2018

   March 12, 2018

Action-packed. Whirlwind. Roller coaster. 

These are just a few words that come to mind when I reflect over the past few weeks since my last "Fast Five" update. So let me jump right in...

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: February 7, 2018

   February 7, 2018

Since we last spoke, we've weathered another round of winter precipitation. And thanks to Punxsutawney Phil, it looks like we're in for another 6 weeks of winter. We will wait patiently for spring and I will spend time practicing my putting. In other news...

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: January 8, 2018

   January 8, 2018

Welcome to the first PHIL’S FAST FIVE installment of 2018. I hope you had a great winter break. Lisa and I spent the holidays out of town enjoying some blissfully warm weather. I must say, it was nice to unplug and unwind for a while, but notwithstanding the arctic blast that met us outside of Charlotte Douglas International Airport upon our return, it's great to be back home.

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: November 10, 2017

   November 10, 2017

It has been an eventful few weeks since my last update, so let me jump right into it...

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: October 11, 2017

   October 11, 2017

To our students, welcome back from Fall Break. It's a short respite, I know, but hopefully the mid-semester re-charge was just enough. As we head into the second half of the fall semester, here's what's going on in my world:

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