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Jul 10, 2018

Strengthening International Partnerships

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: I recently took a trip to South America with faculty and other colleagues from NC State where we worked to develop new relationships, strengthen existing partnerships, and support student development at home and abroad. Our NC State contingent visited a number of universities and institutions in Colombia and Chile to discuss future… 

Apr 17, 2018

Update of Federal Investigation into College Basketball

NC State Community: Last week the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York released a superseding indictment alleging an athletic apparel company defrauded four NCAA Division I universities, including NC State. While there are no indictments against former (or current) NC State employees, the document includes allegations of an October 2015 payment from an athletics… 

Apr 9, 2018

Entrepreneurship at NC State

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: On April 5, NC State hosted the Lulu eGames, where Wolfpack student entrepreneurs pitch their ideas for a chance to win $100,000 in prizes to launch their ventures. This is one of many opportunities that students have to gain entrepreneurial experience on campus. NC State Entrepreneurship is an alliance of programs to… 

Jan 22, 2018

Fueling Economic Prosperity

I am pleased to share with you the following video message. Thank you, and Go Pack! Randy Woodson 

Nov 9, 2017

Military Partnership and Appreciation

As Veterans Day nears, we reflect on NC State’s rich legacy of partnership with the United States Military. Our iconic Memorial Belltower serves not only as a symbol of our great university but also as a monument to those who gave their lives in service to our country. In remembrance, we light it red on Veterans… 

Jun 28, 2017

State Budget Update

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: On June 28, 2017, the State of North Carolina passed a $23 billion state budget. State-appropriated funds comprise approximately one-third of NC State’s budget, so each year we monitor and advocate for what is best for our students and our university’s ability to create economic, societal and intellectual prosperity for the… 

May 12, 2017

Graduation and Student Success

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: Congratulations to the Class of 2017! More than 5,600 students are graduating this spring. Combined with December graduation, we are awarding more than 10,000 degrees this academic year, setting a new record for NC State. I am especially proud of our graduation rates since we made enhancing student success the first… 

Nov 22, 2016

Value of the Engineering Oval

Dear NC State Students, Faculty and Staff: This country and its economy are constantly moving forward, and I am proud to say that NC State has been a contributing member to that momentum. We have seen our university grow and prosper in recent years, and in turn, we have seen North Carolina’s economy make impressive strides. A… 

Sep 26, 2016

Race and Equality at NC State: Moving Forward

Dear NC State Students, Faculty and Staff: As troubling events over the last many months have demonstrated time and again, our nation and our state are facing challenging, critically important issues that affect us all. Unfortunately, many of these issues more negatively impact the underrepresented members of our NC State family. Among the most serious and troubling… 

Sep 22, 2016

Chancellor’s Message Regarding Recent Events in Charlotte

Dear NC State Students, Faculty and Staff: Far too many times over the last several months I’ve felt the need to send a message to our campus community addressing tragic events happening around the world, across our nation, and now close to home in our own state. Like many in our community, I’ve watched with great…