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Chancellor’s Messages

Aug 22, 2022

Welcome to Fall 2022

Hello NC State community, Welcome to the start of the fall 2022 semester. Please take a moment to view this special message to kick off the first day of classes. I also invite you to learn more about this year’s incoming class, the largest and most diverse in our university’s history. Finally, please review the important resources listed below… 

Jun 15, 2022

Observing Juneteenth

NC State community: This weekend, our country celebrates and observes Juneteenth. Sunday, June 19, commemorates emancipation and the end of slavery in the United States. In observance of this eminently important event in our country’s history, Juneteenth is recognized as an annual holiday for our university, and as such, no classes will be held Monday, June… 

May 3, 2022

Thank you for a successful spring, Wolfpack

NC State community: Please take a moment to view this special message of thanks as we close out the spring 2022 semester. I hope you have a successful and enjoyable summer. Randy WoodsonChancellor 

Apr 14, 2022

Let’s finish strong, Wolfpack

NC State community: Please take a moment to view this special message as we approach the end of the spring 2022 semester. In this video, I highlight some of the resources available on campus to help support you during this busy time of year. More information about those resources can be found at the links below: Drop-in… 

Feb 18, 2022

Board of Trustees approves update to Alma Mater

Hello Wolfpack community, Today, the NC State Board of Trustees approved removing the word “Dixie” from the NC State Alma Mater and adding the word “Southern.” With this change, the first line of the song will now begin: “Where the Southern winds so softly blow,” making a clear geographical reference. This change is effective immediately. The lyrics… 

Feb 3, 2022

Honoring and Celebrating Black History Month

NC State community, Throughout the month of February, the United States celebrates Black History Month. At NC State, we join in this important celebration now and throughout the year. There are many opportunities to learn more about and honor the rich heritage and tremendous contributions of Black, African and African American people, to our university, our state… 

Jan 27, 2022

Launching the Menstrual Equity Initiative

Dear Wolfpack community, Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many in our Pack have had to manage economic and personal hardships related to COVID-19 as well as other life issues. Too often, these issues have included housing and food insecurities, and even lack of access to personal health products. Our Student Emergency Fund, Feed the Pack food pantry, Counseling Center and Student… 

Dec 20, 2021

NCAA/IARP Release Final Basketball Investigation Decision

Dear NC State community, Earlier today NC State received a final decision regarding the NCAA’s investigation into alleged violations in our men’s basketball program in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons. All allegations were tied to coaches who have not worked at NC State since before this case began. Throughout this review, NC State promised accountability where appropriate and vigorous… 

Dec 10, 2021

Wrapping up the Fall Semester

Dear NC State Community, As the year comes to a close, I took a moment to record this video message to wish you a safe and joyous holiday season and thank you for all of your hard worth this semester.  I look forward to seeing all of you in 2022. Randy Woodson,Chancellor 

Nov 21, 2021

NC State Receives Tremendous Support From State Budget

Dear NC State community, True to the proud heritage of our land-grant mission, NC State University is an academic, research and service powerhouse educating the leaders of tomorrow, delivering life-changing discoveries across our state, and driving economic prosperity throughout North Carolina and far beyond. I admit I’m biased, but I don’t think there is any institution more…