Chancellor's Fast Five

The "Fast Five" gives the campus community a sneak peek into some of the Chancellor's current and ongoing priorities and projects.

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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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: September 22, 2017

   September 22, 2017

Since my last update, we've had quite a lot going on. Here's a quick snapshot...

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: August 29, 2017

   August 29, 2017

Well, it's official. The 2017-18 academic year is off and running​!

For those among us who are new to Niner Nation, a couple of times each month I provide a birds-eye view of what's happening in my corner of the University. I like to call it "Phil's Fast Five," and here's my first installment of the new year. 

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: May 15, 2017

   May 15, 2017

Thanks to an especially busy couple of weeks, this update is a bit overdue. But I did want to check in with you once more before the ​summer break.  ​

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: April 6, 2017

   April 6, 2017

Greetings, Niner Nation! And welcome to a new installment of "What does the Chancellor really do around here?" Since my last update...


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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: March 24, 2017

   March 24, 2017

I don't know about you, but the boost of energy brought about by my refreshing spring break lasted until about 10am on the first day back. But as they say, there's no rest for the we've been charging full-speed ahead. Here's a little of what's been happening and what is coming up:

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: March 2, 2017

   March 2, 2017
In a "good news, bad news" kind of situation, I'm definitely a "bad news first" kind of guy. Some might interpret that as a pessimistic approach, but I just prefer to get the negative out of the way so I can end on a more positive note. So with that in mind...

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: February 20, 2017

   February 20, 2017

Here we are slogging through another week. I must be having loads of fun, because time is really flying these days.

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Chancellor's "Fast Five" Update: February 2, 2017

   February 2, 2017

As I began flipping through my calendar and thinking about what to include in the next “Fast Five” update, it occurred to me that this week includes Groundhog Day. So I got up early, poked my head out of Bissell House, and didn't see my shadow. I'm told the real Punxsutawney Phil had just the opposite experience. So we have a toss-up: six more weeks of winter for Pennsylvania and spring around...

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