Provost Letter to Colleagues

February 11, 2015

Dear Colleagues,

Happy New Year! I hope that you all had glorious holidays with families and friends, in parts near and far, and that the new year brings to each of you the promise of joy, purpose, and good fortune for those you love.

I also hope you are keeping your shovels sharp. As I write, we are digging out from yet another snowfall, and watching the development of yet another winter storm. Many thanks to our good colleagues in facilities who have been working around the clock to keep the campus as clear as possible. We all appreciate your efforts.

We begin 2015 with the familiar rush of adrenalin, the familiar shock that the academic year is half over, the familiar recognition that we have new colleagues to welcome to our community and a series of transitions that will provide new opportunities. I want to use the occasion of this letter to outline them for you.

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