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Chancellor’s Messages

Aug 8, 2021

Welcome to Fall 2021

NC State community: We are so excited to have you with us for the fall 2021 semester. I prepared this short video to officially welcome you back. I hope you’re all looking forward to the semester ahead as much as I am. Randy WoodsonChancellor 

Jul 23, 2021

NC State and Olympic Pride

NC State community: As you are enjoying the remainder of your summer and gearing up for the fall semester, I hope you will find the time to tune in and cheer for our outstanding NC State student-athletes and alumni who are competing in the 2020 Olympic Games. We have a record-setting 12 Olympians affiliated with NC State who… 

Jun 26, 2021

Statement about NC State Baseball

6/26/2021 The NC State Baseball Team has shown their toughness, perseverance and excellence throughout this memorable season, and generated a great amount of excitement and pride throughout the Wolfpack family. Having to end the season due to COVID-19, just one victory away from playing for a national championship, is simply heartbreaking for all of the players… 

Jun 16, 2021

Celebrating Juneteenth

NC State community: This Saturday, June 19, marks 156 years since the last enslaved African Americans learned of their freedom — more than two years after the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation. On Saturday, our nation will commemorate Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Jubilee Day or Liberation Day.  In observance of this critically… 

May 19, 2021

COVID Crisis in India

NC State community: While our state and country are beginning to emerge and recover from the pandemic, India remains in crisis as the virus spreads. For weeks, hospitals have pleaded with the world to send supplies and help, as infections and deaths steadily rise. Today, India reported more coronavirus-related deaths in a single day than any… 

May 17, 2021

Thank you, Wolfpack

Dear NC State community: As we come to the end of the spring semester, I want to thank you for your perseverance and commitment to your work and studies at NC State. I am grateful and proud to be a part of such a strong and vibrant community. Like so many of you, I am eager for… 

May 10, 2021

Honoring former Chancellor Marye Anne Fox

Dear NC State community,  I write today with the sad news that former NC State Chancellor Marye Anne Fox passed away Sunday night at her home in Austin, Texas, after a long illness.  Marye Anne Fox was appointed NC State’s 12th chancellor on Aug. 1, 1998. As well as being NC State’s first female executive leader, she also provided… 

May 5, 2021

Thank you, NC State Employees

Dear NC State faculty and staff, I am incredibly proud of and humbled by all that you have accomplished for our Pack in the past year, and I can’t think of a better time to express my gratitude than on Employee Appreciation Day. I hope that each and every one of you — whether you’re working… 

Apr 29, 2021

Wolfpack 2030: Powering the Extraordinary

Dear NC State Community, NC State’s 2021-2030 Strategic Plan, Wolfpack 2030: Powering the Extraordinary, has been endorsed by the Board of Trustees. The work to create our new strategic plan began in September 2019 with a leadership retreat representing faculty, staff and students. Since that time there have been dozens of task force meetings, listening sessions and other opportunities… 

Apr 20, 2021

Standing in Solidarity and Support: Chauvin Trial Response

NC State community: It was almost one year ago when I wrote to you about grief, anger and needed change following the tragic murder of George Floyd. Over the last several weeks, I know many of us have closely followed the Derek Chauvin trial, which has not only been troubling and at times heartbreaking to witness but has…