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About the Provost

Meet Interim Provost Dr. John Wiencek

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The Office of the Provost is responsible for ensuring a quality educational experience for students while providing support for new and existing faculty and actively engaging with the university and Richmond community.

VCU’s Jazz Bridge to Greater Understanding

What do you learn when jazz students from VCU and the University of KwaZulu-Natal come together to explore the parallels in racial/cultural divides in Richmond and Durban, South Africa? You learn how we are all alike. You learn about jazz as a voice of social justice around the world. You learn how to create your own voice as a "Jazz Bridge." Here's a brief segment from a recent joint performance.

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Quest for Distinction

Our strategic plan, Quest for Distinction, embodies VCU's dedication to advancing knowledge and student succes--a dual commitment that is exceptional among research universities.

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Working with Millennials as Interns and Volunteers
Aug. 25, 2014

Participants will leave the course with an understanding of the millennial generation, an assessment of your organization’s capacity to work with millennials, and strategies to effectively work with young adults.

Aug

27

Leadership and Emotional Intelligence Course
Aug. 27, 2014

Participants will learn about the key components of emotional intelligence and how these relate to effective leadership in nonprofit organizations.

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8

Language Classes
Sep. 8, 2014

The Office of Continuing and Professional Education has announced the fall 2014 schedule of classes for the Faculty and Staff Language Program at VCU.

Supporting VCU


Your financial support for VCU is critical to sustaining the quality of VCU's student experience, sustaining critical research, and helping us advance our strategic plan, Quest for Distinction.

 

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