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Chancellor’s Messages

Nov 21, 2023

Campus update on Poe Hall closure

NC State community: In my communications with you, I often talk about our university as one unified Pack. In that spirit, and in the spirit of transparency, I want to provide you with an update on an issue impacting one of our physical spaces on campus. Last week, the university made the decision to temporarily close… 

Nov 3, 2023

Honoring former Chancellor Larry K. Monteith

Dear NC State community, I write to you today with the sad news that former NC State Chancellor Larry K. Monteith passed away Thursday night at his home following a long decline in health. Appointed as NC State’s 11th chancellor in 1989, Monteith was the second NC State alumnus to be named the full-time permanent leader of the institution. He served as… 

Oct 16, 2023

The future of NC State’s campus

NC State community: Please take a moment to watch the special message below about the university’s new physical master plan. To learn more about the planning process and how NC State’s campus may change and grow in the years ahead, please visit Sincerely, Randy WoodsonChancellor 

Sep 25, 2023

State budget impact on NC State

NC State community, You may have seen in the news over the weekend that the North Carolina General Assembly approved the state’s new spending plan last week, and Governor Cooper has indicated he will allow it to become law without his signature. I am pleased to share that this budget recognizes NC State’s immense value to North… 

Sep 15, 2023

Fall wellness day next week

NC State community: I hope that you’re doing well and that your fall semester is off to a productive start. Tuesday, Sept. 19, is our scheduled wellness day for this semester. There will be no classes, and faculty are encouraged to avoid any deadlines on that day, or deadlines or tests on the following day. This… 

Sep 5, 2023

A message of support for our community

NC State community: It’s with sadness that I write to share the news of a death in our community. The loss of any member of our Pack is tragic, and I recognize that this loss is particularly impactful for many of our on-campus residents and housing staff. There are no words I can share that will… 

Aug 29, 2023

Support after yesterday’s tragedy at UNC-Chapel Hill

NC State community: Our hearts go out to the UNC-Chapel Hill community following yesterday’s tragic events. NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill are closely aligned, both in our purpose and in the family members, friends and colleagues who make up our collective communities. When one of us experiences tragedy, we all grieve together, and we come together to… 

Aug 21, 2023

A special welcome from Chancellor Woodson

NC State community: Please take a moment to watch the welcome message below as we kick off the 2023 fall semester. In the video, I reference just a few of the many programs and resources available to help you succeed here at NC State. For more information, please visit Thank you, and go Pack! Randy WoodsonChancellor 

Jun 15, 2023

Juneteenth: Celebrate with your Pack

NC State community: Next Monday, June 19, we will observe Juneteenth, a day of celebration and reflection that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States on June 19, 1865. Juneteenth marks the turn of a very important page in our country’s history, when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached the last enslaved African Americans in… 

Apr 27, 2023

Resources to help our Pack in need

Wolfpack community, I am regretfully writing to you today with very sad news. Our community experienced two tragic student deaths in the last 24 hours. This is heartbreaking, and I know there’s little I can say to console the deep hurt or heal the immense grief felt by the family and friends of these young…